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The View hires talent coach to spice up conservative ‘snooze’ Abby Huntsman

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ABC’s midday talk show The View has its share of drama, with hosts clashing on air as well as behind the scenes.

Just last week, hosts Megan McCain and Joy Behar got in an argument when McCain tried to shut down Behar’s criticism of Donald Trump during the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush.

Abby Huntsman, who, like McCain, presents a conservative standpoint, has a different problem: she’s reportedly so boring that the show has set her up with a talent coach to help her “come alive,” Page Six reports.

“She’s been a snooze, and the network knows they made a mistake hiring her without a chemistry test and based on her name,” an inside source told the tabloid.

“She’s starting to come alive. They have a coach working with her now because she’s not researching well with viewers,” the insider said.

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Huntsman, daughter to former ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr., joined the cast earlier this year.


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Conservative suggests Trump’s racist rhetoric will incite worse than ‘send her back’ chants: ‘One shudders to wonder’

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In a column for the Washington Post, conservative Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Kathleen Parker said the refusal by Republican lawmakers and the evangelical community to condemn Donald Trump's racist rhetoric is paving the way for something far worse than mere "send her back" chants.

Under a headline that bluntly states, "Those who don’t condemn Trump’s racism are complicit in his bigotry," Parker gets right to her opinion of the president, writing, "Going out on a limb here: President Trump is a racist. And a sexist. And a xenophobic nationalist. Among other things. Not to name call or anything."

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BUSTED: Leaked drug exec emails showed them encouraging opioid abuse to the point people would eat them ‘like Doritos’

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On Friday, the Washington Post published excerpts from a damning series of emails released in a landmark case in Cleveland around the irresponsibility of drug manufacturers and suppliers in contributing to the opioid crisis.

In one email exchange, Victor Borelli, an account manager for pharmaceuticals corporation Mallinckrodt, told KeySource Medical vice president Steve Cochrane that 1,200 bottles of 30mg Oxycodone tablets had been shipped, to which Cochrane replied, "Keep 'em comin'! Flyin' out of there. It's like people are addicted to these things or something. Oh, wait, people are..." and Borelli responded, "Just like Doritos keep eating. We'll make more."

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Here’s the ugly racist history behind tipping — and how it still persists today

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On Saturday, writing for Politico, minister and civil rights activist Rev. Dr. William Barber applauded House Democrats' plans to not only raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2024, but eliminate the much lower "tipped wage" of $2.13 an hour and require tipped workers to also be paid at least the minimum.

This is important, wrote Barber, because the roots of businesses forcing their workers to rely on tips for a proper wage is deeply rooted in America's history of racial tension.

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