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Soft Core Fake News: Playboy Mag Rushes to CNN’s Defense in White House Briefing

The White House correspondent for Playboy Magazine—an adult entertainment publication—sprung up during Tuesday’s White House briefing to airbrush the embattled CNN’s reputation as the very fake news scandal embroiling the network received harsh treatment from Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.

Playboy Mag AFP PhotoMandel Ngan

Blue State Blues: When Is a ‘Fence’ a ‘Wall’?

The administration’s effort to call a fence a wall is something of an amusing contrast to the effort by Israel, a decade ago, to point out that its so-called “wall” along (and, in places, within) the West Bank was actually mostly a “fence.”

Blue State Blues (Breitbart)

Embassy In Iran? ‘Never Say Never,’ says Obama

In an interview with National Public Radio, President Obama was asked about the possibility of opening a U.S. Embassy in Iran before his presidency ends. “I never say never, but I think these things have to go in steps,” he replied.

White House photo by Pete Souza