Right Wing Round-Up: The Cult Of (Barron) Trump

  • Sarah Rumpf @ Mediaite: Tommy Tuberville Seems to Admit Republicans Went to Trump’s Trial to Circumvent the Gag Order
  • Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) was unabashed when asked about attending former President Donald Trump’s hush money trial, telling Newsmax’s Chris Salcedo that Republicans did it to “overcome this gag order” on Trump.

  • Riley Rogerson @ The Daily Beast: Capitol Rioter Loses His Bid to Return as a Member of Congress
  • Derrick Evans filmed himself strolling the halls of Congress as a member of the pro-Trump mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol Building on Jan. 6, 2021. Three years later, the ultraconservative West Virginian hoped to return to Capitol Hill as a full-fledged congressman. On Tuesday, however, those dreams were dashed.

  • Molly Sprayregen @ LGBTQ Nation: Moms for Liberty sues DOE for their children to have the right to misgender trans classmates
  • The anti-LGBTQ+ group Moms for Liberty has joined the more than 20 Republican-led states currently suing the administration of President Joe Biden for the right to discriminate against transgender kids in school.

  • Steve Contorno @ CNN: Trump’s playboy past is in the spotlight. His allies are readying a new fight against pornography
  • For the past several weeks, witnesses in Donald Trump’s hush money trial have evoked a chapter of his past when the adult entertainment industry helped him brandish an image as a Manhattan playboy. If some of the former president’s allies get their way, a second Trump term would put that industry on the ropes – and potentially its actors and producers behind bars.

  • Luke Winkie @ Slate: The Blank Slate of Barron Trump
  • Freshly 18, Trump’s youngest offspring has cultivated a bizarre hive of fans who project their weirdest fantasies onto him.

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