126: Skepticrat126 - Jingo Unchained Edition


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On this week's episode: JK Rowling comes up with a worse idea than wizards shitting on the floor of Hogwarts ... "Not civil enough for Reddit" turns out to be a thing after all ... And geologists discover that Mount Rushmore slowly inched about 10 feet backwards somehow and started gazing in all different directions.
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Headline Sources:
White House pivots to a “Rub Some Dirt On It” message on COVID-19: https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/politics-news/we-need-live-it-white-house-readies-new-message-nation-n1232884 and https://apnews.com/1e44ece4bdb023fbcd7de93def02c475
Redskins consider changing their name cause it’s crazy racist: https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2020/07/03/washington-redskins-launch-review-controversial-team-name/
Reddit removes "r/The_Donald" from the site: https://theconversation.com/reddit-removes-millions-of-pro-trump-posts-but-advertisers-not-values-rule-the-day-141703
Russians “vote” to amend their “constitution”: https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/01/europe/russia-referendum-putin-power-2036-intl/index.html
JK Rowling is a terfy bigot: https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/news/jk-rowling-harry-potter-fan-sites-trans-views-mugglenet-leaky-cauldron-a9601231.html
Trump's ridiculous Mount Rushmore speech: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/03/us/politics/trump-coronavirus-mount-rushmore.html

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