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‘I am a fat woman’: Democrat candidates shock and surprise at Planned Parenthood forum (not really)

The Planned Parenthood Action Fund 2020 Election Membership Forum is being live-streamed on Facebook as we write this post, so there’s still plenty more to come, but the event does give a handful of the Democratic candidates an opportunity to out-do each other on “women’s reproductive rights.” By now you should know that we hate that “intersectionality” has become a thing; in case you’re new to the term, it’s an academic race to see who is most “marginalized.” For example, of course, a woman in America is oppressed by the…

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Media left some major details out of their coverage of Trump admin housing migrant kids in ‘former Japanese internment camp’

Well, folks, it looks like the media have gotten their marching orders. Putting migrant children in “cages” was outrageous enough, but now it’s happening at the site of a former Japanese internment camp. Swarm! Swarm! Trump administration plans to use Fort Sill, which previously served as a Japanese internment camp, to house 1,400 migrant children https://t.co/2IYALnbtmC — The Daily Beast (@thedailybeast) June 12, 2019 Immigrant children will reportedly be housed at a former Japanese internment camp https://t.co/c6DXc8SoO3 pic.twitter.com/p4cCRdRqrv — Splinter (@splinter_news) June 12, 2019 NEW: Trump admin to hold migrant…

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