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The cruelty of the Senate Majority Leader knows no bounds.

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Like many on the left, it’s no secret that I have a number of grievances with the Democratic party. To be sure, 2020 and all of the stress and the trauma it has inflicted upon the American people has served as a damning indictment of the Democratic party’s…




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