Politicon 2017 - Day 1

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Big News

“It’s not about black or white. It’s about freedom of expression, freedom of speech and just us being people,” Master P told Tomi Lahren during a recent interview regarding Colin Kaepernick’s protest. But.. hold up. Why was he sitting across from Tomato Lozenge in the first damn place? We’re sad this Tuesday morning, y’all—due in large part to the fact that we can’t help but recall those prolific interludes he contributed to Solange’s A Seat at the Table and wonder what the hell is going on.

And no, you’re not reading incorrectly. The No Limit legend did indeed join Bigot Barbie as part of her new Fox News gig and we just… Sigh.

Big Facts

Following news of alleged sexual advances made by Kevin Spacey in 1986 toward a then 14-year-old Anthony Rapp, Netflix has reportedly announced plans to pull the plug on House of Cards next year.

“Media Rights Capital and Netflix are deeply troubled by last night’s news concerning Kevin Spacey,” a statement joint statement released by the two companies reads. “In response to last night’s revelations, executives from both of our companies arrived in Baltimore this afternoon to meet with our cast and crew to ensure that they continue to feel safe and supported. As previously scheduled, Kevin Spacey is not working on set at this time.”

Word has it that a spinoff may be in the works, though that doesn’t appear to have been confirmed.

Big Lies

As things heat up surrounding the surrendering of Paul Manafort, Rick Gates and George Papadopoulos, details surrounding this hot-ass mess continue to emerge. In more recent events, former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page alluded to possibly being included on Russian email chains, while The Washington Post has also identified an unnamed professor in the Papadopoulos guilty plea. Our heads hurt.

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