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‘Sore loser’ Scott Walker goes on Facebook rant to defend bills stripping power from Democrat who beat him

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Wisconsin Republican Scott Walker lost his gubernatorial re-election bid in November, making Democrat Tony Evers the state’s next governor.

In the aftermath of the election, Wisconsin Republicans have plotted to strip Evers of many of the powers Walker enjoyed, so that the GOP agenda will remain in place despite the will of the state’s voters.

Walker is now facing pressure to veto the power-stripping bills, including from former Republican governors in the state.

Walker and his fellow Republicans have been widely slammed as sore losers.

Walker has not yet said what he’ll do but on Tuesday morning posted a long Facebook rant about the bills and how Evers would not really have his powers stripped.

“The new governor will still have some of the strongest powers of any governor in the nation if these bills become law,” Walker wrote, naming the right to veto legislation as one of those powers. Other powers he listed were the right to suggest a budget and to pardon convicted felons, as every other American governor does.

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Walker went on to name the right to name his own cabinet—as almost every American elected executive does—as another right not being stripped.

“None of these things will change regardless of what I do with the bills passed in the state Legislature last week,” he wrote.

Walker gave four factors for his decision on the bill, including “transparency” and “protecting the taxpayers.”

“Will it continue to put checks and balances in place to ensure that state government is accountable to the hard-working people of Wisconsin?” he wrote. “For example, it makes sense that lawmakers should have some say in how the state might spend a multi-million legal settlement.”

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‘Everyone ultimately prefers their own race’: Morrissey claims he’s not racist because everybody else is

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Former Smiths singer Morrissey explained in an interview that he couldn't possibly be a racist because everyone else is racist.

Morrissey came out for the anti-Islam political party in England, and has run into problems about his political claims ever since. As noted by Consequence of Sound, "it doesn’t help that he says thing like Halal certifiers support ISIS, of course."

He made the comments as part of an interview with his own nephew Sam Etsy Rayner, for Moz’s website.

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‘He should be hospitalized’: Internet stunned after Trump goes off on completely incoherent Mt Rushmore rant

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President Donald Trump was asked on Tuesday whether his face should appear on Mount Rushmore along with other major American presidents.

“If I answer that question yes, I will end up with such bad publicity,” Trump told The Hill, before pivoting to an incoherent rant about fireworks.

The president's rambling shocked many people on Twitter:

Apart from Trump’s apparent inability to string together coherent English sentences on the fly, note also the sheer ignorance and apathy toward the idea that there might be legitimate reasons why fireworks are not detonated around the Black Hills. https://t.co/jja2XD19Mw

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Trump: Immigrants didn’t want to come to America before I was president because ‘Obama wasn’t a cheerleader’

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President Donald Trump's strange rant about fireworks at Mt. Rushmore wasn't the only head-scratching exchange that occurred during his recent interview with reporters from The Hill.

During another part of the interview, Trump was asked about Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's (D-NY) criticism of the internment camps he's been using to house immigrant children.

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