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Soft denialism

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s Holocaust gaffe has seen him on an interesting apology tour — one that had him calling casino magnate (and Trump donor) Sheldon Adelson, but not institutions like the Anne Frank Center. Spicer’s comments were so inflammatory that even one Republican congressman has called for his resignation. The real problem goes far beyond Spicer, however — the dangers of soft Holocaust denialism cannot be understated.

Now is as good a time as any to remember that white nationalism is alive and well in the Trump administration.

CREDIT: AP/Toby Talbot

Angry constituents are still flooding town halls to hound their representatives over efforts to repeal Obamacare. Here to further fuel nationwide outrage is a new report arguing that embracing Obamacare is key to fighting substance abuse.

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The cop who shot an unarmed black therapist last summer has finally been charged.

Apparently, U.S. intelligence received warnings from allies about the U.S. and Russia.

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“Think of President Trump of the Martin Luther King of health care.”

— CNN pundit Jeffrey Lord

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