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The Friday Politics Thread

Good morning Politicadoes. I was already in a bad mood and wasn’t going to be funny in the header today, but things have managed to get much worse overnight.

In Minneapolis, protests continued. so the President said to go ahead and shoot them, and twitter responded by flagging his tweet for glorifying violence, so that should be fun today.

https://www.cnbc.com/2020/05/29/twitter-flags-trump-tweet-on-minneapolis-for-glorifying-violence.html

And CNN reporters were arrested live on the air for covering the protests:

So, that’s where we are. Don’t demean other people here, be empathetic and try not to rush to conclusions. Remember to use Content Warnings! Don’t imply violence at anyone, and ask for help from the Mods if there’s trouble or clamming posts.

Have a day.

YOUR UPDATED CLAMS AS OF NOON EDT

Monkey stole COVID-19 samples in Delhi:

https://theweek.com/speedreads/917060/monkeys-attack-lab-assistant-delhi-make-covid19-blood-samples-something-new

Trump shouted CHINA for no reason on Twitter this morning.