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    Like Rachel Maddow, Garry Trudeau is a master of digging out obscure facts and "connecting the dots", and today's Doonesbury strip is a good example of this.

    Erstwhile reporter Roland B Hedley Jr. made the claim the the Taliban had endorsed Trump for re-election, a claim so outrageous that I had to look it up.

    It's true.

    "This election is a tough call because one candidate was endorsed by both the Taliban and the KKK and the other was endorsed by a broad bipartisan coalition and The New England Journal of Medicine," screenwriter and author Bess Kalb wrote in a tongue-in-cheek post on Sunday. At the time of writing, the post had been retweeted more than 70,000 times and liked by more than 310,000 Twitter users.

    On Saturday, October 10, the Taliban did endorse Trump's re-election in an interview with CBS News. Zabihullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the group, told CBS that the Taliban's leaders "hope" Trump wins in November.

    "We hope he will win the election and wind up U.S. military presence in Afghanistan," Mujahid said. The spokesman pointed to a recent tweet from the president promising that U.S. troops would be out of Afghanistan by the end of 2020.

    "Trump might be ridiculous for the rest of the world, but he is sane and wise man for the Taliban," a senior Taliban leader told CBS News.

    David Duke, the former grand wizard of the white supremacist group, has repeatedly voiced his support for Trump. In July, Duke endorsed Trump and also suggested the president should select Fox News host Tucker Carlson as his running mate.

    "Trump & Tucker is the only way to stop the commie Bolsheviks! It is the only path to beat them! #TrumpTucker2020," Duke tweeted. The former KKK leader was later banned from Twitter.

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    How low can an country go? Certainly there must be something wrong in the "brains' here. Where is the CIA or FBI? they should know better what the Taliban stands for and advise our politicians.. When is someone doing about the education in this country?

    I repeat my notes in where I said : As soon as "religion" is involved in "governing" also in the far east things go wrong.

    People like Trump, Carlson, Cruz, Hawley, Graham and many others make this country laughable around the world; it looks like an real la la land for idiots to roam.

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    Putin and Kim in NK both endorsed Trump too. Why? Because they can see that Trump is a clueless fuckup likely to make a treaty that gives away nuclear weapons for headlines and photo ops. Why would they want Biden or anybody else besides Trump. They don't needs to do any work to get the upper hand, Trump would have done all the work for them, and then handed them the nuclear codes in exchange for a vaporware deal to build Trump Towers in Moscow and NK.

    Trump truly is pissed that he lost the election, but he really pissed that his Trump Tower plans in Russia and NK have been flushed down the toilet. He had envisioned the entire Pacific coastline along Korea peninsula as being the Trump Riviera serving Trump Coke to billionaires jetsetters at $1000 per 12oz can. In his dreams, Nike pays him over 1 billion per year in licencing fees to use the Trump name on a line of Trump shoes.