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‘We are the elite’: Trump claims his supporters are ‘smarter’ than all of his critics

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On Thursday, President Donald Trump ranted about how “elite” his base his during a rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

This is Trump’s first campaign rally since Attorney General Bill Barr released his findings of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.

“The single greatest political hoax in the history of our and guess what? We won. It’s a beautiful thing. It’s a beautiful thing. We love to win,” Trump said.

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He then ranted about how his base is more elite than other Americans.

“Remember this about yourself. I have a better education than them. I am smarter than them. I went to the best schools, they didn’t. Much more beautiful house. Much more beautiful apartment. Much more beautiful everything. And I am the president and they are not. And then they say, ‘the elite, the elite.’ They are not elite. You are elite. We are the elite.”

He added, “You are smarter. You are sharper and more loyal, and a h*ll of a lot tougher.”

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his about yourself. I have a better education than them. I am smarter than them. I went to the best schools, they didn’t. Much more beautiful house. Much more beautiful apartment. Much more beautiful everything. And I am president and they are not. And then they say, ‘the elite, the elite’ They are not elite. You are elite. We are the elite.”


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75 years ago: When atomic scientist Leo Szilard tried to halt dropping bombs over Japan

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As this troubled summer rolls along, and the world begins to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the creation, and use, of the first atomic bombs, many special, or especially tragic, days will draw special attention.  They will include July 16 (first test of the weapon in New Mexico), August 6 (bomb dropped over Hiroshima) and August 9 (over Nagasaki).   Surely far fewer in the media and elsewhere will mark another key date:  July 3.

On July 3, 1945, the great atomic scientist Leo Szilard finished a letter/petition that would become the strongest (virtually the only) real attempt at halting President Truman's march to using the atomic bomb--still almost two weeks from its first test at Trinity--against Japanese cities.

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‘Insane’: Park ranger shoots unarmed man through his heart and then handcuffs his dead body

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A ranger at Carlsbad Caverns National Park tased and then fatally shot a man during a New Mexico traffic stop and then handcuffed his lifeless body.

Charles "Gage" Lorentz was traveling March 21 from his work site in Pecos, Texas, to his family's home in southwest Colorado when he detoured at the national park to meet a friend, and that's where he encountered National Park Ranger Robert Mitchell, reported KOB-TV.

The ranger stopped the 25-year-old Lorentz for speeding on a dirt road near the park's Rattlesnake Springs area, and Mitchell's lapel video shows him ordering Lorentz to spread his feet and move closer to a railing.

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Former Trump administration official refers to a renowned Black scholar as ‘some criminal’

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President Donald Trump's former Attorney General Jeff Sessions referred to renowned Black Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. as "some criminal" in an interview with The New York Times Magazine.

Sessions, one of Trump's earliest supporters who was later fired after years of attacks from the president, is currently attempting to reclaim his old Senate seat in Alabama. Sessions has desperately tried to tout his Trumpist credentials on the campaign trail, even as the president has waged a campaign aimed at sabotaging his primary bid.

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