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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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Texas Governor Legalizes Previously Banned Wrestling Move

AUSTIN,TX—In a controversial move to approve a controversial move, the Texas State Senate voted 18-13 Monday to reverse a ban on the Turnbuckle Vertebreaker for use in professional and amateur wrestling. "Although it's indeed a devastating move, it is not fair to allow a 'juiced' Dirty Clothesline and the Rammer Jammer Elbow Hammer with no suitable answering maneuver," said Gov. Rick Perry after signing the Vertebreaker into law Monday. "I believe that this alternative is preferable to folding chairs, barbwire crowbars, or tagging [WWE wrestler] Kane into the ring for assistance." Without warning, Perry then executed a full Vertebreaker on journalist Molly Ivins, who was covering the event for The New York Times.

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