Tuesday, August 23, 2016

News Round-Up: August 23, 2016


Some news stories you may have missed:

• Kayne Lawton posted something about food on his Instagram, but... there's food in the pic?

• There's yet another sexual harassment lawsuit filed against former Fox News boss Roger Ailes.

• Right-wing nutjob Ann Coulter says if Hillary Clinton wins the presidency, there will never be another Republican president. I'm not seeing the problem here...

• GOP presidential candidate flew to Louisiana for a photo op during which he spent exactly 49 seconds "helping" the people affected by disastrous flooding, and gave a $100K donation to the church of virulently anti-LGBT Tony Perkins.

• Homocon and Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos raised between $100-250K for scholarships for "white men" but in almost a year none of the money has been distributed as the cash sits in Yiannopoulos' bank account.

• Speaking of Milo, Trump supporters have begun to defend accusations of racism by saying "We can't be racist because Milo is gay." Feel free to explain that cognitive dissonance.

• Melania Trump is suing the Daily Mail and other outlets for insinuating she was an "escort" in the 1990s.

• A federal judge has ordered the release of another 15,000 emails from Hillary Clinton's email server over the course of four dates in October.

• The man who wrote the Republican National Convention speech for Pat Smith, whose son was killed in the Benghazi attacks, now says he will probably be voting for Hillary Clinton.

• Check out the one and only Cher introducing Hillary Clinton at a fundraiser in Provincetown this past weekend.

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