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This local affiliate station rebelled against Sinclair Broadcasting — and their viewers loved it

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At least one Sinclair station refused to air the Trumpian propaganda spot featuring news anchors pledging to fight “fake news.”

Madison, Wisconsin’s WMSN/FOX47 tweeted that it refused to air the ad, which decried “the troubling trend of irresponsible, one sided news stories plaguing our country.”

The rightwing news company had ordered that the ad be re-recorded by trusted local anchors in each market.

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The ad has been bashed by everyone from Morning Joe‘s Joe Scarborough to John Oliver to George Clooney’s dad.

Trump was a big fan of the ad, tweeting that “Sinclair is far superior to CNN and even more Fake NBC, which is a total joke.”

Viewers were thrilled with the Madison station’s action, tweeting support.

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WATCH: Saturday Night Live airs Christmas special — that’s just one giant dig at the Electoral College

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NBC's "Saturday Night Live" aired an opening skit that was just one giant attack on the electoral college.

A snowman introduced the segment, saying that we could look in on the holiday table conversation thanks to hacked Nest cams.

The skit featured a house in San Francisco, California, a second in Charleston, South Carolina and a third in Atlanta, Georgia.

Each dinner table debated impeachment, and the differences between President Donald Trump and his predecessor, President Barack Obama.

But then the snowman said that none of their votes matter.

"They'll debate the issues all year long, but then it all comes down to 1,000 people in Wisconsin who won't even think about the election until the morning of," the snowman said. "And that's the magic of the Electoral College."

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Georgia mayor being recalled for racism resigns from office: report

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Hoschton Mayor Theresa Kenerly resigned in a special city council meeting held on Saturday, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reported Saturday.

"The resignation came just days after Councilman Jim Cleveland resigned saying he‘d rather leave office on his own terms than face voters in a recall election next month," the newspaper reported. "Both resignations follow an AJC investigation launched seven months ago into claims that an African American candidate for city administrator was sidetracked by Mayor Theresa Kenerly because of his race."

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Nine 2020 Democrats unite to demand DNC Chair Tom Perez scrap debate rules: report

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The Democratic National Committee is facing a revolt for the party's 2020 presidential candidates for its restrictive debate rules.

"Nine Democratic presidential candidates, including the party's front-runners, are urging the Democratic National Committee to toss out the current polling and fundraising rules used to determine who appears in televised debates and reopen the exchanges to better reflect the historic diversity of the current field. The candidates say the rules exclude diverse candidates in the field from participating," CBS News reported Saturday evening.

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