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The Short: “Sanders Admits Receiving Free Checking from Big Banks”

by Andy Borowitz (The New Yorker)

Scandal rocked Bernie Sanders’s Presidential campaign on Friday as the candidate was forced to admit that he received free checking from several big banks.

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The Long: “THE DRAGONSLAYER”

by Nilay Patel (The Verge)

Two years ago, John Oliver called Tom Wheeler a dingo.
The host of Last Week Tonight had set his sights on the then-raging net neutrality debate, acerbically calling out broadband providers like Comcast and Verizon for their throttling antics and intense Congressional lobbying. Midway through the segment, Oliver dryly pointed to President Obama’s appointment of former cable and wireless lobbyist Wheeler as the new head of the Federal Communications Commission — “the equivalent of needing a babysitter and hiring a dingo.”

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