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Kanye West is running for president.

Analysis: To siphon off a few Black voters who would never vote for Trump.


Putin mocks U.S. embassy for flying rainbow flag (Reuters)

Putin mocks U.S. embassy for flying rainbow flag

MOSCOW (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin on Friday mocked the U.S. embassy in Moscow for flying a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBT rights, suggesting it reflected the sexual orientation of its staff.

His comments followed a nationwide vote on constitutional reforms that included an amendment enshrining the definition of marriage specifically as a union between a man and a woman.

Putin said the U.S. embassy’s move to raise the LGBT pride flag “revealed something about the people that work there”.

“It’s no big deal though. We have spoken about this many times, and our position is clear,” said Putin, who has sought to distance Russia from liberal Western values and aligned himself with the Russian Orthodox Church.

“Yes, we passed a law banning the propaganda of homosexuality among minors. So what? Let people grow up, become adults and then decide their own destinies.”

The legislation has been used to stop gay pride marches and detain gay rights activists.


Other countries have also flown rainbow flags outside their embassies in Moscow, including Britain.

Putin doubles down, and yes the church is driving this.

Alternate universe idea: Trump bags the comb-over and shaves the fringes.

That's what I'd do if I had his hair.

There's a definite Lex Luthor vibe about this beyond just the baldness.
Could the comb-over be a secret identity disguise? No lamer than Clark Kent's glasses really.

Bf: Hey, why don't we get a pic you petting the bear?

Gf: That sounds kind of dangerous.
Bf: Naw. These bears belong to the park. They're tame. Go ahead. I'll just snap the pic from the other side of the car.


Note: No one gets hurt this time.

Just a short disputation about the theory of evolution.

Russians grant Putin right to extend his rule until 2036 in landslide vote (Reuters)

Russians grant Putin right to extend his rule until 2036 in landslide vote

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russians opened the door to Vladimir Putin staying in power until 2036 by voting overwhelmingly for constitutional changes that will allow him to run again for president twice, but critics said the outcome was falsified on an industrial scale.


Click for more details.

Bad days for "critics" ahead.

Without descending into conspiracy theories, I bet I know who is watching with interest.
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