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PBC News & Comment: Sanders Signals Acceptance, Shifts Campaign Attitude

Media place crowns on Clinton and Trump as voters of both parties display massive denial about the candidates' yuge drawbacks….--low turnouts continue to plague Dems, in Senate primaries, establishment candidates beat progressives, like Donna Edwards in Maryland and Joe Sestak in PA

--the keyword that describes this election cycle is “cringe”

--Facebook says suspension of Sanders’s supporters pages was internal glitch

--in oral arguments, Supreme Court justices seem ready to overturn former VA governor’s graft convictions; so why is Don Siegelman still in prison?

--The Guardian creates online, virtual solitary confinement experience

--disgraced former speaker Dennis Hastert is sentenced today, as media seals coverup of his major scandals in Washington

--Minneapolis TSA manager says he was told to target Somali-Americans

--Speculation builds that Snowden leaks led to ouster of Germany’s top spy

--federal appeals court says CIA doesn’t have to disclose info on drone killings

--San Francisco police department is rocked by a second wave of racist text messages traded by cops

--hunger striker demands resignation of SF Mayor Ed Lee and police chief over text messages and police shootings