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The devil and Mr. Jones

Roy Moore isn’t just an asshole, he’s also a crook: Former Alabama judge Roy Moore, a Republican candidate for U.S. Senate, once said publicly that he did not take a “regular salary” from the small charity he founded to promote Christian values because he did not want to be a financial burden. But privately, Moore […]

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A Jones for this, a Jones for that

I hope the Democratic national committees dump a lot of money into the Alabama Senate race. It’s no lose: either we get Senate seat (ideally) or we make Roy Moore the face of the Senate GOP. I’m not sure the Democratic national committees are smart enough to do that, though, so let’s pitch in. To […]

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Jones Out

This was sort of inevitable: White House environmental adviser Van Jones resigned Saturday after weeks of controversy stemming from his past activism. “On the eve of historic fights for health care and clean energy, opponents of reform have mounted a vicious smear campaign against me,” Jones, special adviser for green jobs at the White House […]

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Friday Morning Open Thread: Ready for the Deluge?

Old me: It’s Friday. I’m sure it will be a nice slow news day. Nothing ever breaks on Fridays. 2018 me: Uh-oh, it’s Friday. Where’s my news helmet and Kevlar news vest? — The Hoarse Whisperer (@HoarseWisperer) March 9, 2018 Man, this Infrastructure Week was AWESOME. — Rick Wilson (@TheRickWilson) March 23, 2018 . But […]

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Late Night Repub Venality Open Thread: Roy Moore Goes Back to Full-Time Grifting

JUST IN: Roy Moore asks for donations to "election integrity fund" after refusing to concede Senate race https://t.co/C2Ftw2B28d pic.twitter.com/C6bFdnpDPs — The Hill (@thehill) December 15, 2017 I’d wondered whether Roy Moore was endangering his established Christianist-bubble “calling” by keeping the media’s attention focused on his failed campaign, but then I’m not a professional grifter. Looks […]