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Millenials, beware: Jon Ossoff as a cautionary social media tale

9:28 am Mar. 22, 2017

Jon Ossoff, the 30-year-old Democratic candidate backed by his party’s top leadership in the Sixth District congressional race, is getting some recognition from his alma mater, Georgetown University.

But is recognition of a cautionary nature. The Hoya, the university’s campus newspaper, points to the Republican use of video that features Ossoff’s Han Solo-like antics:

Georgetown students and those familiar with the university’s culture will likely find these videos innocuous —

Gingrich on a plot against Trump: ‘Of course, the deep state exists’

4:51 pm Mar. 14, 2017

With the help of a former Georgia congressman and U.S. House speaker, the Associated Press has tackled the notion of a “deep state” conspiracy against the Trump administration.

Here’s one thing that might be worth remembering, and goes unmentioned in the piece below: Just last October, during the final throes of the 2016 presidential campaign, it was the Hillary Clinton campaign that was talking of a cabal of federal agents