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PBC News & Comment: Dems Join Pro-Life Extremists in Attempt to Abort Gov. Northam

Dems join GOP in denouncing Virginia Gov. Northam over 1984 racist photo, released in coordinated assault on Dems, abortion rights….–hypocrisy and political opportunism soar to new levels, as viral rush to judgment is used to abort careers of pro-choice leaders, as Limbaugh tipped on Friday

–second assault is on African American Lt. Gov. Fairfax, a sleazy attack by Big League Politics aimed at neutralizing Northam’s potential successor

–at NY Times, Michelle Goldberg covers the abortion battle, but doesn’t slink it to the Northam smear

–the coordinated assault on abortion rights is exposed by VoteProChoice

–media and almost all electeds continue to support the Bolton plan to take out Maduro, and it’s disgusting

–more yellow journalism from NY Times, boosting Guiado’s image

–Twitter takes sides, deleting 2,000 pro-Maduro accounts

The Guardian runs a fair story quoting Maduro, and this oped from an anti-Maduro writer who warns against intervention

–Putin matches Trump, pulls Russia out of INF treaty to enable arms race

–major news outlets continue to ignore nuclear shipment from S. Carolina dumped on Nevada in double-cross

–great turnout for Dahr Jamail talk about The End of Ice on Saturday; audio and video will be posted soon

–it was a 2-smear weekend, as NBC used tainted “New Knowledge” as source to claim that Tulsi Gabbard is darling of Russia, and Glenn Greenwald gets it

–on “listening tour” in Iowa, OH Sen. Sherrod Brown astounds progressives by pooh-poohing Medicare for All

–in mostly-incoherent pre-Superbowl interview, Trump declines to promise to release a Mueller report

–Axios gets dump of Trump’s schedule, showing he spends most of his time watching TV and tweeting

new chapter in grisly history of Brooklyn’s federal prison, where electricity and most heat were off for a week

–fight erupted after one group of Detroit cops set up a drug sting and another group tried to bust it