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Vaccine Nation 0

The editorial board of the Tampa Bay Times notes that, as more and more persons are falling for lies about vaccination (politely referred to as “vaccine hesitancy”), measles cases are increasing. (I can still remember suffering from measles when I was a young ‘un, before the vaccines came along, and mumps, which is much more serious in adults than in children, nearly killed my parents when I was a pre-schooler.)

The Times offers a simple bit of advice:

. . . listen to your doctor, not the clown on TV.

Follow the link for the complete editorial, where they point the finger of blame squarely at those who propagate this stupid.

Aside:

We have over two centuries of proof, starting with the smallpox vaccine, that vaccines work.

Unfortunately, we have no vaccine against stupid.

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Foxy Shady 0

David parses the perfidy.

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The Voter Fraud Fraudsters 0

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The Hunt for Hunter 0

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The Voter Fraud Fraudsters 2

Trump-supporting voter fraud fraudster organization True the Vote admits that there is no there there.

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“Nonsense All the Way Down” 0

David marvels at “woke football.” (Warning: Short commercial at the end, but you don’t have to watch it. His commentary, though, is worth five minutes of your time.)

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A Tune for the Times 0

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The Swift Vote Conspiracy 0

At the Tampa Bay Times, Daniel Ruth lays out the whole dastardly plot:

Months ago, Swith unleashed her malevolent powers when she encouraged her fans that it might be a nice thing if the went out and registered to vote. Oh the Blofeld terror of it all!

Worse yet, tens of thousands of Swifties actually–we here to clutch some pearls–actualy went out and registered to vote, lurching the cuontry to the precipice of anarchy.

Follow the link for more of the devilish details.

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Russian Impulses 0

David dissects Tucker Carlson’s hockeypuck about his decision to toady up to interview Vladimir Putin. (Warning: Short commercial at the end.)

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The Swift Vote Conspiracy 0

Sam and his crew find themselves dismayed by the delusional dimensions of this dis coarse discourse.

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The Swift Vote Conspiracy 0

Rex Huppke wonders how the right-wing ever saw through the dastardly plot. A snippet:

As a liberal in good standing, all I can say is: Dammit, how did they figure it out?

I guess some of it was obvious. Pop superstar Swift has encouraged young people to register to vote and get involved in the electoral process, while her Chiefs tight-end boyfriend Travis Kelce has encouraged people to get vaccinated to protect themselves and others from a deadly and wildly contagious virus. Those are pretty liberal things to do.

But I didn’t think right-wing sleuths would connect the dots this quickly.

Oh well. The vaccinated cat is out of the reusable shopping bag, so I might as well let everyone in on the entire plan.

To echo Paul Harvey, follow the link for the rest of plan.

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The Swift Vote Conspiracy 0

Via C&L, Desi Lydic Foxsplains the plot:

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Taylor Mad 0

Along the same lines, Sam and his crew take a look at the right-wing’s Taylor Swift freak out.

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A Critique of Poor Reason 0

At the Kansas City Star, Melinda Henneberger takes on what may be the looniest right-wing conspiracy theory since pizzagate: That the Kansas City Chiefs and Taylor Swift tools of Joe Biden. She wonders

. . . But how will Chiefs Kingdom push back against the slander that their wins aren’t real?

I think you will find her article a worthy and entertaining read.

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Cooked Books 0

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Have Cake, Eat It Too 0

Business Insider cites examples of Republican congresspersons voting against appropriation bills, then boasting to their constituents about the appropriations. In at least of them, the Congressperson in questions claims not to recall voting against the bill in the first place.

A snippet:

It’s part of a broader pattern of what Democrats have dubbed “vote no, take the dough” — Republicans bragging about or celebrating government funding or other programs that they actually opposed when it was up for a vote.

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Sick Daze 0

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The “Elite” Misdirection Play 0

Michael in Norfolk conjugates the con.

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A Notion of Immigrants 0

The Majority Report crew points out that refugees fleeing for their lives and safety are not “invaders” and call out Texas’s attempt to secede, if not de jure, at least de facto to violate the Constitution.

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A Question of Identity 0

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