Zuckerberg Takes On Covid-19 In Puppet Rap Battle

GZero's Puppet Regime delivered so many laughs during the Trump administration's tumultuous four year run. But with Trump gone at last, GZero has something different for puppet fans.

The latest Puppet Regime pits Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg against the deadly Covid-19 virus in the rap battle of the century. The contest determines which is the worst thing to happen to humanity.

Who wins? All we can be sure of is that we lose. But we're still laughing.

Watch: Jimmy Kimmel offers his top tips for surviving the apocalypse

“Since I have nothing to do — and the fact you’re watching this makes me assume you have nothing to do — I’m going to shoot a mini-monologue every day until we get back from my house, where I’m currently incarcerated. I mean camping out.”

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Watch: Jimmy Kimmel doubts that Donald Trump is a scientific ‘supergenius’

As a good citizen, Jimmy Kimmel is doing his best to guard against coronavirus. He’s promoting the “elbow bump” as an alternative to handshakes that can spread infection. But Kimmel is frustrated by watching Donald Trump undermine every effort by scientists, public health officials, and local political leaders to bring the pandemic under control.

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Watch John Oliver's classic climate debate -- framed as if science matters

This moment may go down in history as the turning point of modern civilization, when Donald Trump doomed us by pulling the United States out of the Paris climate accord. Even if humanity somehow survives Trump's dim-witted decision, the impact of his policies will damage the planet for decades to come. So today we present a…

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How Felix Sater -- former mob-linked hustler and ex-Trump adviser -- sought to 'protect' Ukraine's nuclear plants

The saga of Felix Sater - a twice-convicted one-time Mafia associate, real estate developer, sometime partner and former "senior adviser" to Donald Trump - continues to grow more complicated and bizarre. Details have now emerged of a second attempted diplomatic intervention by Sater, supposedly to prevent a possible nuclear power plant conflagration in Ukraine. In a…

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Is there anything Donald Trump isn't hiding from the public?

What Isn't Donald Trump Hiding?

Given all that he's hiding - including his tax returns, the reasoning behind his campaign's contacts and possible coordination with Russia, the visitor logs for the White House, and his private lobbying theme park Mar-A-Lago as well as the details of nearly all his economic proposals - it's amazing what Donald Trump isn't hiding. Let's start…

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Is Jared Kushner the real president?

To anyone who knows Jared Kushner, the real estate heir and failed newspaper owner, the notion that he is a top adviser to the president of the United States is astonishing, perhaps even alarming. But the ever-growing list of assignments turned over by Donald Trump to his polite, photogenic young son-in-law has now reached a ludicrous…

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5 ways Trump is mentally torturing us now

"I had more people crying in my office the day after the election than honestly I've had since the day after 9/11," Dan Hartman, a Philadelphia-based psychiatrist, told Philly.com about his patients' reactions to Donald Trump becoming president. Four months in, the wounds are still fresh, and the Trump administration, with its trampling of rights, unending…

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Report confirms Fox News' Napolitano got his British Intelligence conspiracy theory from Russian state media

The New York Times has confirmed that Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano sourced his false allegation that former President Barack Obama asked British intelligence to spy on President Donald Trump to a discredited former CIA analyst. This analyst, Larry C. Johnson, floated the conspiracy theory on the Russian state-sponsored news network RT on March 6,…

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Trump White House delegitimizes anything that gets in the way of its propaganda

Matt Gertz

Posted with permission from The National Memo

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6 countries Trump has already insulted and provoked

Two weeks into Donald Trump's belligerent presidency, one must ask: Where will this administration's launch its first serious international conflict? The White House's announcement Friday of narrow economic sanctions against Iran, in response to its dumb test firing of a missile, came after Trump made it sound like Iran had done something outsized and horrific. It…

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Investigate the hackers -- and ignore Trump's chaff

In the loud debate over the alleged Russian intelligence attack on our democratic system, Americans have heard all kinds of specious assertions from Donald Trump, his minions, and others who reject the findings of the US intelligence agencies, for their own reasons. Trump clearly fears that a full investigation of those allegations will permanently discredit his…

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Here's how archivists and coders plan to stop censorship under Trump

Archivists, coders and other volunteers will gather on the sixth floor of the library at the University of Pennsylvania on Jan. 13 and 14 to preserve federal data that they believe could be at risk after Donald Trump is sworn in. Their work, dubbed DataRefuge, is part of an effort that began with a tweet by…

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WATCH: Seth Meyers looks back at the 'political trainwreck' that was 2016

The astute Seth Meyers offers "a closer look" back at the political train-wreck of 2016 - beginning with Donald Trump's pouting refusal to accept the results of the Iowa Republican caucus (because Ted Cruz cheated, albeit without Russian help). The Late Night host reviews amusing moments we might have forgotten, following a year we may well…

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Trump's broken promise is a death sentence to thousands of his voters

Not long ago, Americans learned that the average life expectancy for white people in this country - those most likely to have voted for Donald Trump - actually declined for the first time in many years. The pathologies and frustrations believed to have driven that decline may have motivated the tiny handful of votes that gave…

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