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The View’s Meghan McCain slams Lindsey Graham for betraying her dad to enable ‘pathetic’ Trump

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President Donald Trump spent the weekend watching televisions and venting his grievances on Twitter, including yet another attack on the late Sen. John McCain.

The senator’s daughter Meghan McCain responded in kind, and then Monday on “The View” expressed pity that the president seemed to have nothing better to do with his time than watch TV and rant about what he’d seen.

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“He spends his weekend obsessing over great men because he knows it and I know it and everyone knows it, he will never be a great man,” McCain said. “My father was his kryptonite in life, he was his kryptonite in death.”

McCain has routinely defended her father from the president’s insults, but she expressed pity for what those attacks demonstrated.

“All of us have love and families, and when my father was alive up until adulthood, we would spend our time together cooking, hiking, fishing, cooking, really celebrating life, and I think it’s because he almost died,” McCain said. “I just thought, your life is spent on weekends not with your family, not with your friends but obsessing, obsessing over great men you could never live up to. That tells you everything you needed to know about his pathetic life.”

The late senator was known for his friendship with fellow Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, but McCain was stonily silent at the mention of the Trump-backing lawmaker’s name.

“On top of that, Lindsey Graham,” said co-host Joy Behar, “I have a bone to pick with him because Lindsey Graham — I know he’s your godfather or something.”

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McCain declined to comment, but asked Behar to continue.

“Lindsey Graham was John McCain’s best friend,” Behar said.

McCain quickly interjected: “Joe Lieberman is.”

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“Joe Lieberman No. 1 and Lindsey No. 2, is that about right?” Behar said, as McCain grimaced and shook her head.

“He was in the room,” joked host Whoopi Goldberg, who returned from a lengthy illness.

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Behar shamed Graham for turning against his late friend and defending the president’s insults.

“Lindsey Graham is making a huge error right now,” Behar said, “in believing that this man will ever ever back him up, because Lindsey is crawling to the president so that he can get re-elected, and Trump is acting like a sadist towards Lindsey Graham, putting him between a rock and a hard place and saying, okay, bow to me even more now.”

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‘Odd Radio Circles’ perplex astronomers studying the newly discovered phenomenon

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Astronomers believe they have discovered a new, bizarre type of cosmic object that is invisible to all wavelengths of light except radio.

This story originally appeared at Salon.

The strange circular objects in question have been unofficially dubbed "Odd Radio Circles" (ORCs); three of them were discovered in a recent data accumulated during a preliminary survey by the Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder, a radio telescope array in Western Australia. A fourth Odd Radio Circle was discovered when researchers sifted through old data from 2013.

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On the eve of the Republican primary in Alabama, President Donald Trump may have committed a blunder that could backfire for his preferred candidate.

Trump is backing former Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville in his campaign against Jeff Sessions, who held the seat until retiring to become Trump's attorney general.

In a campaign call with the former Auburn coach, Trump brought up current University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban. But Trump, who has repeatedly questioned Joe Biden's mental prowess, screwed up Saban's name.

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