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Rage Against The Machine sends cease-and-desist letter to top Trump ally who swiped their name for his podcast

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Rage Against the Machine has sent a cease-and-desist to far-right British politician Nigel Farage for spoofing the band’s name in his podcast, “Farage Against The Machine.”

The Blast reported that RATM sent Farage a “strongly-worded” letter this week, blasting him for “brazenly and unlawfully” exploiting the band’s name and logo. Howard King, the band’s lawyer, added that the “implication of any endorsement by our client of you or your policies is particularly abhorrent.”

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“RATM has publicly denounced the type of right-wing ideology you espouse for decades,” the letter continued. “In fact, that has been an integral part of the band’s identity and purpose.”

“Your anti-immigrant rhetoric, lack of social compassion and barely disguised racism and xenophobia are the antithesis of what RATM stands for,” the band wrote. “Stop using RATM’s name and logo, change the name of your podcast and find some other target to troll. We suggest President Trump.”

The report noted that the band’s lawyer demanded Farage stop using all of his marketing, promotional and advertising material along with anything else that “falsely associates you, your colleagues at LBC and Fox, and your far-right political views with RATM.”

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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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