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The Nuclear Option — War on History: HBO’s High-Tech Lynching of Clarence Thomas Timed for Election Year

Because, apparently, one high-tech lynching wasn’t enough. Twenty-five years later, HBO this week debuts a movie called Confirmation, a drama rehashing all the lurid — yet entirely unsubstantiated — smears used in the great effort to destroy the character of one of America’s first black Supreme Court justices. All because he was conservative.

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The Nuclear Option: U.S.S. Trump Capsizes H.M.S. Little Marco in Florida

Watching the GOP establishment clamor to get aboard Sen. Marco Rubio’s little dingy of a campaign underscores just how desperate Republican leaders have become after years of ignoring their base voters and then disastrously misunderstanding the degree to which real estate developer Donald Trump would fill that vacuum.

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The Nuclear Option: Trump’s Winning Streak Baffles GOP Losing Club for Losers

Republicans insisted that real estate developer Donald Trump sign their silly little pledge before they let them into their Losing Club for Losers. They said that unless he signed their pledge, he would run as a third party candidate if he did not win the nomination. He would hurt the party. He would fracture the vote and ensure whoever did win the nomination could never win the general election.