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Mike Pence’s spokesperson loses it when ex-Breitbart staffer calls out Republican racism

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Former Breitbart staffer and Republican congressional spokesman Kurt Bardella ignited a Twitter feud with Vice President Mike Pence’s spokeswoman.

The online spat was ignited after Bardella blasted the Republican Party on Wednesday:

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Pence’s spokesperson Alyssa Farah was quick to call Bardella’s tweet “wildly irresponsible” and accused him of making the allegations for publicity reasons. She then claimed he never really understood the GOP when he was a Republican anyway.

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Bardella’s citations are historically accurate. Trump laughed and applauded at a rally in Panama City Beach where a supporter shouted out that they should shoot migrants coming over the border. Black men are incarcerated at a significantly higher rate than their white counterparts for the same crimes. Criminal justice reform that aimed to fix that disparity is one of the things Trump himself has bragged about.

Ultimately, it was one of Trump’s own cabinet officials that allowed accused rapist, child molester Jeffrey Epstein off with a “sweetheart” deal.

“Wildly #irresponsible is the #racist garbage your boss’ boss tweets out every day,” Bardella retorted. “Irresponsible is subjecting human beings to torturous conditions because they are brown. Irresponsible is allowing white cops to murder black Americans. You’re right – I don’t understand #racists.”

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(Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly claimed that Kurt Bardella was responding to President Donald Trump’s tweets.)

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In extreme crises, conservatism can turn to fascism. Here’s how that might play out

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5 movie "Back to the Future," Marty McFly (played by Michael J. Fox) travels in a time machine from the 1980s to the 1950s. When he tells people of the '50s he is from the '80s, he is met with skepticism.

1950s person: Then tell me, future boy, who's President of the United States in 1985?

This article first appeared at Salon.com.Marty McFly: Ronald Reagan.

1950s person: Ronald Reagan? The actor? [chuckles in disbelief] Then who's vice president? Jerry Lewis [comedian]?

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Body language expert dissects the power dynamic at play in the iconic Nancy Pelosi photo

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Last week, President Donald Trump met with Democrats at the White House to discuss the way both sides could work to fix the President's mistakes in Syria. Democrats left the White House saying that the President had another meltdown during the meeting, which prompted Trump to claim Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) was the one who had a meltdown. He then posted photos of Pelosi sitting quietly and another photo of Pelosi standing and pointing at him.

Body language expert Dr. Jack Brown posted the photo and gave his own analysis of what he believed was happening in the photo.

"When a person has little or no empathy — and/or when they're far from their emotional baseline, their ability to interpret how others will view an event becomes dramatically distorted," Brown explained Sunday. "Rarely has this behavioral axiom been better exemplified than last Wednesday at the White House."

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Internet cracks up at possible fake Mitt Romney Twitter account — and wants him to ‘run against Trump as Pierre Delecto’

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Slate reporter Ashley Feinberg wrote that she may have discovered a secret Mitt Romney Twitter account under the name Pierre Delecto.

The Atlantic did a lengthy profile Sunday which included the tidbit that Romney, like former FBI Director James Comey, had a secret Twitter account.

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