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Thursday, April 11, 2013

Stories to Watch: 4/11/13

Al Qaeda loves the gun show loophole. Of course, the NRA doesn't want you to know that. Apparently, they're just as happy selling guns to terrorists as they are to wife beaters, survivalist nutjobs, and various and sundry other criminals and dangers to society. Sooner or later, some Democratic messaging guru is going to realize that "soft on crime" fits the NRA and gun lobby puppets to a tee.

Related: GOP Rep. Jeff Duncan wants you to know that background checks will inevitably lead to genocide.

Remember GWB's hugely embarrassing "MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!" banner? Ten years ago today, the New York Times threw their own little victory celebration by publishing a piece about how silly anti-war folks looked now that the invasion of Iraq was such a smashing success. Tell me again about the "liberal media."

Actual headline: "Republicans bring in media specialists to teach them how to speak to women and minorities." Keep pretending the problem is language and not policy, GOP. The Democrats will thank you.

Remember how all business were going to drop health coverage because of Obamacare and that's why reform was a terrible idea? Yeah, that ain't happening.

Awkward! John Boehner and Gabrielle Giffords will be attending the dedication of a capitol meeting room to the memory of slain Giffords staffer Gabriel Zimmerman. Greg Sargent wonders what he'll say to her and if any reporters will actually ask him about it.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren lights into federal regulators again for protecting big banks.

The McConnell recording is about Mitch again as he defends himself against charges of misogyny.

Finally, this is why we need marriage equality.

[cartoon via Truthdig]

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