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Man In Center Of Political Spectrum Under Impression He Less Obnoxious

MT. VERNON, OH—Loudly explaining to anyone within earshot that both the left and right were ruining the level of discourse in this country, Jesse Levin, a man firmly in the center of the political spectrum, is under the impression that he is less obnoxious than those with more partisan viewpoints, sources reported Friday.

What Is Trump’s Relationship With White Nationalism?

Since the weekend’s violent protests in Charlottesville, VA, many have criticized President Trump for his failure to outright condemn the white supremacists involved. The Onion breaks down Trump’s relationship to this powerful hate group.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Returns To Off-Season Lifeguarding Job

ALEXANDRIA, VA—Saying she hadn’t missed a summer since she was on the U.S. Court of Appeals, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said Tuesday that she had once again returned to her off-season lifeguarding job at Splash Central waterpark.

President’s American Manufacturing Council Down To CEO Of Shoe Carnival

WASHINGTON—Following a series of resignations from prominent CEOs amid the fallout from President Trump’s handling of white-nationalist violence in Charlottesville, VA, White House sources confirmed Tuesday that Trump’s American Manufacturing Council is now down to a single member, Clifton Sifford, CEO and president of Shoe Carnival.
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Key Races: Senate

WISCONSIN:

Russ Feingold (D) vs. Ron Johnson (R)

Barber:

  • Feingold: Tony's on Jefferson Avenue
  • Johnson: Wife cuts his hair

Position on taxes:

  • Feingold: Extend tax cuts for only bottom 90% of earners
  • Johnson: Extend tax cuts for 110% of earners

Position on Iraq:

  • Feingold: Insufferably verbose
  • Johnson: Eerily silent

Folksy Hook:

  • Feingold: Knows a lot about sports
  • Johnson: Built his business from the ground up

Stance on Abortion:

  • Feingold: Like all Democrats, believes that women should visit their abortionist for regular checkups twice a year
  • Johnson: Opposed, but believes you have every right to gun down a fetus that willfully trespasses onto your private property

Position on Gun Rights:

  • Feingold: Too scared to voice true opinion on Second Amendment while standing next to Ron Johnson at debate lectern
  • Johnson: Answers all questions by firing his rifle once for "yes" and twice for "no"

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