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iOS 11 concept imagines new productivity features, Finder app, and more for iPad users [Video]

9to5Mac - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:53

We’ve seen a few concepts imagining what iOS 11 could look like, but today the folks at MacStories have put together a video highlighting new features that could come to the iPad as part of the update. The incredibly well thought out concept imagines features such as system-wide drag and drop, a new Shelf feature, and much more…

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Trump White House is a horror movie with hordes of leakers and one scary clown

Daily Kos - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:45

The Trump White House sees enemies in every direction. They’re skulking in the Senate. Marching in the streets. And certainly slinging arrows in the press. But the biggest concern isn’t outside. They can’t just lock the doors of the White House and man the barricades. Because there’s a suspicion that every person inside the walls could already be ... one of them. 

Leaks are hardly the only cause of Trump’s problems — the uproar over FBI Director James Comey’s dismissal wasn’t the result of a leak. But Trump-friendly talking heads see something that stretches the realms of believability. Far-right radio host Alex Jones warns of a plot by “deep-state” globalists to impeach Trump. On Fox News, Sean Hannity warned Wednesday of a “destroy Trump alliance” that is now “aligning to take down President Trump.”

Leakers. Faceless, hidden, deep-state leakers. They may look like ordinary staffers, but when not under close observation by Trump loyalists, they’re quick to slip away and drop a dime to the NYT.

This narrative, that the White House corridors are crowded with more in-disguise monsters than a remake of The Thing, isn’t just a staple of alt-right news hosts. It’s something that’s sincerely believed by the man at the middle of the ersatz siege, Donald Trump. As a result, the White House may not be filled with secret monsters, but it’s certainly weighed down by fear.

Staffers are on edge, weary from endless speculation about their jobs and struggling to keep their bearings amid the ever-shifting political terrain.

What really helps in an organization that feels like it’s being treated unfairly from the outside? An extra helping of internal strife and mistrust egged on by a boss that is 100 percent rage and zero percent empathy.

Categories: Politics

Stevie Wonder performed at Apple’s headquarters to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day

iDownloadBlog - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:43

Marking one of Apple’s traditional “Beer Bash” celebrations, multi-platinum Grammy-winning artist Stevie Wonder performed this week at Apple’s Cupertino headquarters at One Infinite Loop.

The corporate event for company employees was organized in recognition of Global Accessibility Awareness Day, a global initiative focused on digital access and inclusion of people with different disabilities.

Apple CEO Tim Cook tweeted out an image of himself and Wonder hugging onstage as a thank you to the artist. “Thank you to the incomparable Stevie Wonder for lifting hearts and celebrating accessibility with us,” reads the tweet.

Prior “Beer Bash” celebrations at Apple’s headquarters included performances by Maroon 5, One Republic, Darius Rucker and other music artists.

“There’s nothing on iPhone or iPad that you can do that I can’t do,“ Wonder, an Apple fan, said in 2011 commenting on the assistive technologies built into iOS and macOS.

The artist sang in Apple’s “Someday at Christmas” 2015 holiday commercial.

Wonder is blind so having him perform on Global Accessibility Awareness Day is fitting.

Apple celebrated Global Accessibility Awareness Day with a series of inspiring videos highlighting assistive technologies built into its platforms, the accessibility-focused “Today at Apple” sessions at Apple Stores, an App Store section highlighting some of the best apps for people with disabilities and three Tim Cook interviews with accessibility activists.

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In Montana, one candidate smoked pot. The other made a campaign contribution to a white nationalist.

Daily Kos - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:41

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Montana’s special election for the House has offered up one of the best-ever contrasts between the skeletons in the candidates’ closets. On the one hand, Democrat Rob Quist smoked pot in the 1970s, while on the other hand, Republican Greg Gianforte gave a campaign contribution to a white nationalist. In 2016.

Quist was cited for marijuana possession in 1971 and—gasp!—even admitted to smoking it in the 1990s. He is campaigning on decriminalization.

Gianforte contributed to the state House campaign of Taylor Rose, who the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League have flagged as a white nationalist who tried to keep his real views under the radar during his campaign.

Those analyses highlighted Rose’s affiliation with groups that promote a return to “traditional European values” and a revival of “western civilization” that the watchdogs consider feeder organizations offering sanitized versions of white nationalist and racist philosophies. Rose has repeatedly denied those claims, arguing his views are based on political and religious histories, not race.

“I am not affiliated with white supremacist groups or leaders,” Rose told the Flathead Beacon in October. “To say otherwise is slanderous. Youth for Western Civilization was a cultural group, not a racist group. We defined Western civilization by the classic definition of ancient Greeks and Romans, and we were pro-Christian. We did not say it was exclusively white. We were also very critical of Islam, but that is an ideological issue, not a racial issue. I can promise you that Liberty University would not have tolerated a white power group on its campus.”

Uh-huh. He was just really, really into “Western civilization” as a “cultural” thing, and his evidence that they weren’t white nationalists is that Liberty University wouldn’t stand for that. 

Can you give $3 to help elect Rob Quist, who did not give money to a white nationalist in 2016?

Categories: Politics

History Turns on Small Things

Balloon Juice - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:34

There were too many factors that contributed to the outcome of the 2016 election to identify just one overriding cause, IMO. You can count them off like stone weights of varying sizes that, combined, sunk the SS Clinton: sexism, racism, Russian interference, Comey’s overweening self-regard, the “change” election dynamic, a click-driven-Clinton-hating Beltway media, celebrity culture, etc.

But a case can be made that one key pivot-point for the 2016 election was the oft-photographed contents of Anthony Weiner’s underpants. Via WaPo, Weiner’s latest round of legal trouble, which unearthed irrelevant emails that nonetheless upended the election, will be resolved today:

Former congressman Anthony Weiner is expected to appear in federal court Friday to plead guilty in a sexting case, according to a representative with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

The U.S. Attorney’s office in Manhattan said Weiner will appear at 11 a.m. before U.S. District Judge Loretta A. Preska but declined to release further information. The New York Times, citing an unnamed source, reported that as part of a plea agreement, Weiner plans to plead guilty to a single charge of transferring obscene material to a minor. He has reportedly turned himself over to federal agents, according to the Times.

The contemptible shit-stain will probably get probation and community service for sending dick pics to a 15-year-old girl. I guess that’s roughly commensurate with the magnitude of the crime.

But even if the judge throws the book at him and sentences him to 10 years, it would feel inadequate as payback for what Weiner set in motion. The orange fart cloud that engulfs the planet did not emerge from Weiner’s shorts. Still, how ironic, nauseating and infuriating on every level that the nasty little pervert played a role at all.

History turns on small things. Sometimes very, very small things.

Categories: Politics

Hinckley family runs escape room in Ohio City

Medina Gazette - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:22
You have 60 minutes to escape.
Categories: Misc

Hinckley family runs escape room in Ohio City

Medina Gazette - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:22
You have 60 minutes to escape.
Categories: Misc

French Researchers Find Last-ditch Cure To Unlock WannaCry Files

Slashdot - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:20
French researchers said on Friday they had found a last-chance way for technicians to save Windows files encrypted by WannaCry, racing against a deadline as the ransomware threatens to start locking up victims' computers first infected a week ago. From a report: WannaCry, which started to sweep round the globe last Friday and has infected more than 300,000 computers in 150 nations, threatens to lock out victims who have not paid a sum of $300 to $600 within one week of infection. A loose-knit team of security researchers scattered across the globe said they had collaborated to develop a workaround to unlock the encryption key for files hit in the global attack, which several independent security researchers have confirmed. The researchers warned that their solution would only work in certain conditions, namely if computers had not been rebooted since becoming infected and if victims applied the fix before WannaCry carried out its threat to lock their files permanently. Also see: Windows XP PCs Infected By WannaCry Can Be Decrypted Without Paying Ransom.

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Microsoft refreshes OneNote apps with new design and accessibility features

iDownloadBlog - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:17

Software maker Microsoft on Friday rolled out new versions of its note-taking apps for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac, Android, Windows 10 and the web. OneNote’s interface has been tidied up and navigation improved in the latest release.

The app now includes new assistive features to help users with disabilities.

 

OneNote’s revamped interface makes organizing your notes easier than before with an improved layout. You’ll notice that the reworked interface puts your content front and center, with all of the notebooks, sections and pages moved to columns on the left side of the app.

This allows for efficient organization of your notebooks.

The company celebrated the redesigned OneNote launch with the following video.

The newly implemented accessibility features, available across iOS and macOS, let people with various disabilities efficiently navigate the app with screen readers, improved keyboard shortcuts and other assistive technologies.

And with the left-hand navigation controls, screen readers can easily navigate through the app.

OneNote is now available with a consistent experience across devices: with this update, says Microsoft, your experience will be the same regardless of what device you happen to be using.

The new redesign for OneNote is rolling out for Windows 10, Mac, iOS, Android and on the web over the coming weeks so check back later if it’s not live yet.

OneNote for iPhone, iPad and Apple Watch is available free on App Store.

OneNote for Mac is available free on Mac App Store.

"Microsoft refreshes OneNote apps with new design and accessibility features" is an article by iDownloadBlog.com.
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Paul Ryan pooh-poohs his incompetent handling of Trumpcare, possibility of needing a revote

Daily Kos - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:10

In Speaker Paul Ryan's frenzied rush to shove Zombie Trumpcare through the House, he decided to forego getting a Congressional Budget Office score of the legislation, because the more information members had about the bill the harder it would be for them to vote for it. But because he didn't do that, the bill has not yet been sent on to the Senate, and there's a chance that the House will have to tweak the bill again and revote on it after the new CBO score is released early next week.

That's because the provisions they added to sweeten the deal for "moderates" could have changed the overall costs and savings in the bill—it has to save at least $2 billion to comply with the Senate's rules for considering it under budget reconciliation, the tool that allows it to pass with a simple majority of 51 votes. It's possible that Ryan's team took that under consideration while drafting the changes, but given Ryan's history with making numbers actually work, don't count on it. Which is probably why he didn't tell anyone else that he wasn't sending the bill to the Senate and that this problem—and a revote—might come back to bite all their asses.

Ryan is downplaying the whole thing, but still not answering why he didn't make what was going on clear to all his members.

"We're moving [the bill] over to the Senate probably in a couple weeks," Ryan told conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt.

Ryan said he was confident that the prospect of having to revisit the legislation, known as the American Health Care Act, was a "technical nonissue" that likely would be cleared up when the Congressional Budget Office releases its analysis of the bill, expected next week. […]

Ryan said the House is holding onto the health care bill until it receives the CBO score "out of an abundance of caution."

More like out of an abundance of not wanting to be further embarrassed by headlines saying that the Senate had to refuse the bill because Ryan fucked it up after that big premature celebration party he had with Trump in the White House Rose Garden. He also needs to project the idea that this is not a big deal to calm jittery nerves of those two-dozen members who will not want to have to take a second vote on this horrific piece of legislation.

Categories: Politics

Shameless Lindsey Graham Wants To 'Move On' From Russiagate By Investigating Clinton Emails

Crooks and Liars - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 11:00
Shameless Lindsey Graham Wants To 'Move On' From Russiagate By Investigating Clinton Emails

I really don't know how these people get up and look themselves in the mirror every morning. Republicans have been giving Trump cover at every turn, even if they've previously had some tough talk for him, as we've occasionally heard when he pretends he's going to grow a spine and conscience from Sen. Lindsey Graham, and his BFF and fellow pretend "maverick" John McCain.

Then they're right back to making sure Trump and his band of grifters are never held accountable for whatever their role was in helping the Russians influence the presidential election and refusing to hold him accountable for violating the emoluments clause and using his office to line his and his family's pockets with foreign money at every turn.

And just to add insult to injury, this Thursday on Fox "News," not only was Graham using the appointment of a special counsel to look into Russiagate as an excuse for the Republicans in Congress to weasel out of their oversight duties, Graham also used it as an opening to relaunch their witch hunt into Hillary Clinton's emails: Sen. Lindsey Graham: Congress should abandon Russia investigation, go back to Clinton’s emails:

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Jailbreak developer hacks NFC on iPhone 6s to talk to NFC devices

9to5Mac - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:54

Jailbreak developer Elias Limneos has accomplished a feat with his jailbroken device that some are hoping will eventually be a standard feature on iPhones. He’s made it so that his jailbroken iPhone responds to NFC-enabled devices. Thus far, Limneos has tested his hack with NFC-enabled tags, but the proof of concept holds promise for jailbroken iPhone users. more…

Categories: Misc

Surface Pro 5 images leak ahead of Microsoft’s May 23 event in Shanghai

iDownloadBlog - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:47

Yesterday, prolific leakster Evan Blass posted a bunch of purported press shots of Microsoft’s unreleased Surface Pro 5 tablet/notebook hybrid. The company’s upcoming Windows 10 device should be re-christened as “Surface Pro”.

The software giant is expected to unveil it on Tuesday, according to Blass.

Microsoft said earlier that it would “show the world what’s next” at its event on Tuesday, May 23, in Shanghai. A successor to the company’s Surface Book notebook is not expected to debut at the press event, according to a source familiar with Microsoft’s plans.

The Redmond company hasn’t updated its flagship Surface Pro 4 for a year and a half.

If the leaked press photographs are anything to go by, the next Surface Pro will feature some new pen and keyboard colors. Presumably, it would run faster chips and feature other refreshed internals. It’s interesting that the device shown on the leaked shots does not appear to have a USB-C port.

The recently unveiled Surface Laptop also has no USB-C port.

The current-generation Surface Pro 4 released as a modest update to its predecessor.

Surface Pro 4 includes a stylus and a detachable keyboard. The device is powered by an Intel chip, allowing it to transform from a tablet to a full-on computer capable of running Windows, Office and other real desktop applications.

Microsoft has seen modest success with the Surface lineup.

Across nearly five years, Microsoft has sold only about 14-17 million Surface hybrids in total.

However, Surface revenue has shrunk by $52 million since its quarterly launch peak in 2015. Since its debut, Surface revenues have barely hovered around $1 billion quarterly.

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Handel leaves out the words 'Planned Parenthood' as she tries to play women's health champion

Daily Kos - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:41

Karen Handel has released a digital ad pushing back against Jon Ossoff’s ad calling her attacks on Planned Parenthood “unforgivable.” It is … weak. So weak.

Ossoff’s ad featured an OB/GYN saying that “I don’t usually get involved in politics, but as a doctor and a breast cancer survivor myself, what Karen Handel did is unforgivable,” because “Part of a normal exam is screening for breast and cervical cancer. When we catch it early, we save lives.”

So how does Handel counter that? With a friend of hers saying basically “I have cancer and Karen Handel is one of my best friends, so there!” 

What Anne Lewis literally says in the ad is “Karen is one of the strongest advocates for women’s health I know. She stands up for us and she stands by us when we need her most. I know because she’s one of my best friends.” She has nothing to say for the camera about how exactly Handel advocates for the health of women who aren’t her friends and aren’t “well-known Republican attorneys and activists” like Lewis. Personal friendship does not get care for low-income women, which is exactly what Handel cut funding for at the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Personal friendship does not provide affordable health coverage, which Handel would cut for tens of millions of people thanks to her support for Trumpcare. 

Potential voters in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District should have lots of chances to hear about this and Handel’s other positions before the June 20 special election. In addition to Ossoff’s “Unforgivable” ad, which clearly worries Handel’s campaign, many voters will get in-person outreach, as the Democratic National Committee is sending in 10 field organizers, who Jennifer Bendery reports “will target roughly 78,000 African-American, Asian and Latino voters who are registered to vote but didn’t cast ballots in April.” The House Majority PAC is also putting $200,000 into GOTV efforts as well as $500,000 into television advertising.

Can you chip in $3 to help Jon Ossoff get out the word about Karen Handel's attacks on Planned Parenthood and get out the vote on June 20? 

Categories: Politics

Republican Incompetence May Finally Sink Obamacare

Kevin Drum - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:40

Donald Trump may or may not be trying to destroy Obamacare, but his sheer incompetence is doing the job regardless. Noam Levey spoke to health insurance companies about their plans for 2018:

Health insurers across the country are making plans to dramatically raise Obamacare premiums or exit marketplaces amid growing exasperation with the Trump administration’s erratic management, inconsistent guidance and seeming lack of understanding of basic healthcare issues.

....Privately, many executives, including chief executives of major health plans, offered withering criticism of the Trump administration’s lack of leadership. “It’s hard to know who’s home,” said one chief executive. “We don’t know who is making decisions.” Another chief executive said: “There seems to be no coordination or coherent planning....It’s a mess.” A third official observed: “There is a sense that there are no hands on the wheel and they are just letting the bus careen down the road.”

....The uncertainty created by Trump comes as some Obamacare markets were beginning to stabilize, according to many industry and government officials. In several states, insurers and regulators noted that 2017 was shaping up to be a better year than the first several years of the marketplaces.

In addition, Trump's team continues to haul out the threat of killing CSR subsidies. Trump has done it twice with Democrats, and Levey reports that a Trump appointee has also done it with insurers: "At one recent meeting, Seema Verma, whom Trump picked to oversee the federal Medicare and Medicaid programs, stunned insurance industry officials by suggesting a bargain: The administration would fund the CSRs if insurers supported the House Republican bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act. 'It made no sense,' said one official at the meeting."

(The Trump administration denies Verma said this. But I assume they're lying.)

Trump is both incompetent and a terrible negotiator—and that combination is wreaking havoc with the insurance market. If Trump really does kill the CSR subsidies and stops enforcing the individual mandate, insurance prices are going to go through the roof. Ironically, that wouldn't affect the poor too much, since their premiums are capped at a percentage of income. But for middle-class buyers, especially those over 50, it would be a disaster as premiums skyrocket.

Republicans have been claiming forever that Obamacare is failing. That's been flatly untrue: Obamacare has its issues, but has basically been running just fine—and the Congressional Budget Office projects that it will continue to to run just fine for years. Apparently this is too much for Republicans to bear, so now that they're in power they're going to force it to fail. The sheer callousness and venom this displays is breathtaking.

Categories: Politics

America's Cars Are Suddenly Getting Faster and More Efficient

Slashdot - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:40
Kyle Stock and David Ingold, writing for Bloomberg: Sometime in the next couple of months, the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon and its 808 horsepower will show up in dealership windows like some kind of tiny, red, tire-melting factory. Yes, 808 horsepower. There's no typo. Last year, U.S. drivers on the hunt for more than 600 horsepower had 18 models to choose from, including a Cadillac sedan that looks more swanky than angry. Meanwhile, even boring commuter sedans are posting power specifications that would have been unheard of during the Ford Administration. The horses in the auto industry are running free. We crunched four decades of data from the Environmental Protection Agency's emission tests and arrived at a simple conclusion: All of the cars these days are fast and furious -- even the trucks. If a 1976 driver were to somehow get his hands on a car from 2017, he'd be at grave risk of whiplash. Since those days, horsepower in the U.S. has almost doubled, with the median model climbing from 145 to 283 stallions. Not surprisingly, the entire U.S. fleet grew more game for a drag-race: The median time it took for a vehicle to go from 0 to 60 miles per hour was halved, from almost 14 seconds to seven.

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Jeff Sessions tries to time travel the 1980s with his drug war but we refuse to go back

Daily Kos - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:31

Jeff Sessions doesn’t like progress. At least, it’s obvious that he does not like progress when it comes to criminal justice reform. Instead, he prefers an approach that will take us back in time to harsh penalties for drug offenders and continue to fill our prisons with black and brown bodies. His recent policy announcement to undo the Obama administration’s guidelines on drug sentencing by restoring mandatory minimums served to roll back progress decades. And criminal justice reform advocates in the Senate are not accepting Sessions’ new policy announcement without a fight.

"The Sessions memo is like traveling back in time to the 1980s," Bruce Western, a professor of criminal justice policy at Harvard University, said. "From the chief law enforcement officer in the country, you've got an endorsement of tough-on-crime criminal justice policy." [...]

On Tuesday, in response to Sessions' policy announcement, Republican Sen. Rand Paul and Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy proposed legislation more in line with Holder's approach: It would allow judges to tailor sentences on a case-by-case basis, regardless of whether a mandatory minimum sentence applies. Paul said these minimums have a racially disparate impact, and that Sessions' policy shift would "accentuate" that "injustice." He also said his bill would save the DOJ money—the department currently spends nearly a third of its budget on corrections. A group of House members plan to introduce similar legislation.

This is the slow march toward progress that had been years in the making before Sessions got in the way. Under Eric Holder’s watch, the Justice Department during the Obama administration had instructed federal prosecutors to avoid charging certain offenders (such as those with first-time offenses or low-level drug charges) with anything that would trigger mandatory minimums. As a result, the federal inmate population on drug charges dropped in 2014, has decreased substantially since (40 percent) and there was bipartisan support for moving away from mandatory minimums. In a country that has the highest incarceration rate in the world, lawmakers, judges and other key stakeholders were finally beginning to understand that the cost of imprisoning people for nonviolent drug charges or first-time offenses is costly and has a devastating impact on communities of color.

Categories: Politics

Don’t say a word about tomorrow or forever

Balloon Juice - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:25

Reader J asks:

I know we don’t want to get ahead of ourselves here, but is it starting to feel to you like there’s a legitimate outside chance Trump could actually be impeached or that some bombshell revelation will be disclosed that forces him to resign?

Have you considered posting a thread where people offer the date they believe that Trump will be officially removed from office?

It doesn’t seem like Dems are too gung ho impeachment. So far it’s just Maxine Waters and Al Green (hence the title!) who are talking about it. The official line from establishment media is that impeachment is divisive blah blah blah but I wonder if the real reason is that Dems don’t want to see Trump gone because that Pence would just as bad or worse. I know know that’s how I feel. Yes, at least Pence is an ethos, but it’s a big pretty fucking scary ethos.

On the other hand, it sounds like Republicans would be happy to have president Pence. They say so explicitly here, and it seems pretty clear that’s what all the “was Pence in the loop?” stuff is about. I mean, of course he was in the loop, and pretending he wasn’t is just about getting him in as a clean new president that David Gergen can respect.

So what are your thoughts? Will Trump make it through four years? If not, when does he go?

I honestly have no idea. It all sounds like fantasy football, but if he continues like this, I don’t see how he makes it through four years.

Categories: Politics

Apple holds Stevie Wonder concert on campus in honor of Global Accessibility Awareness Day

9to5Mac - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:19

Apple has been celebrating Global Accessibility Awareness Day all week, highlighting its Accessibility features and sharing the stories of those who use them. To cap off its celebrations, Apple yesterday held a concert at its headquarters with Stevie Wonder…

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The uncredible Mr. Pence—Trump's VP can't roll in the mud and expect to stay clean

Daily Kos - Fri, 05/19/2017 - 10:15

Donald Trump is a liar, a blustering fool, and a con man. That’s who he was before moving into the White House. That’s who is after moving into the White House. It seems increasingly likely that he’ll be a liar, a blustering fool, and a con man after he’s kicked out of the White House.

But the guy warming up in the bull-shit pen isn’t just the uptight, lily white, hard right, ultra conservative he pretends to be. He’s also a practiced prevaricator who’s neck deep in everything that’s likely to send Donald Trump kicking and screaming into the night. Mike Pence, who by a total coincidence, created his own Trump-free PAC this week, is playing a game designed to leave him holding onto Trump’s dead-enders with one hand and a big writ of “I didn’t know” with the other. To get there, Pence is lying. About pretty much everything. Especially when it comes to what he knew about Michael Flynn ...

PENCE: “Well, let me say, hearing that story today was the first I'd heard of it. And I fully support the decision that President Trump made to ask for General Flynn’s resignation.” …

But just a day later, The Washington Post and others reported that Flynn had informed Trump's legal team that he might need to register as a foreign agent even before Trump was inaugurated. And late Wednesday, the New York Times reported that Flynn also had disclosed that he was under federal investigation for it. 

Pence also dug deep into his store of radio talk show host pretense as he lied about his knowledge of why Comey was fired, but it’s in the Flynn scandal where he’s really excelled at blinking with waif-like innocence when it’s clear that he was on the inside at every step.

According to MSNBC’s Joy Ann Reid, if President Donald Trump is impeached for his scandal tsunami and cover-ups, Vice President Mike Pence should be forced out along with him.

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