MAGA Takeover of California County Fails at Ballot Box

Former grocery store manager and State of Jefferson pitchman Chris Kelstrom finished second in the District 5 supervisor race. Photo source: Facebook screenshot.
Former grocery store manager and State of Jefferson pitchman Chris Kelstrom finished second in the District 5 supervisor race. Photo source: A News Cafe/Facebook screenshot.

A News Cafe: “Fascism isn’t too strong of a word for an undertaking that was sparked two years ago by Cottonwood militia member Zapata’s threat to turn his minions loose on the public if Shasta County didn’t stop following the state’s COVID-19 mandates. This gang of dead-end MAGA Trumpublicans, anti-science ‘medical freedom’ advocates, gun-toting militia enthusiasts, State of Jefferson secessionists and white-Christian nationalists came to us literally wrapped in the flag brandishing the cross. It seeks to impose its own dystopic vision of America upon the rest of us.”

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Colbert: Cuomo’s Comment ‘the Dumbest Thing’ He Could Say

“That is the dumbest thing you could say as a politician. That’s like closing your speech with, ‘Apple pie sucks, I’m lukewarm on the troops, and those stripes make the American flag look fat! Thank you, I hate my mother!’”

— Stephen Colbert, slamming New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) for saying America “was never that great” this week, declaring on the CBS Late Show that the line was “the dumbest thing you could say as a politician.”