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In Humor Veritas

Humorist Andy Borowtz didn't mention The Donald by name but it's clear who he had in mind in his New Yorker blog today:

History Amid The Magnolias

04/13/2015 - 20:00
Travel Writer

The rain came down steadily, at times in torrents, other times in a chilly drizzle under leaden skies. But the legions of marchers on their way from Selma to Montgomery, Ala., to commemorate the recent 50th anniversary of that legendary civil rights march were undaunted by a little precipitation.

Maya Lin’s black-granite Civil Rights Memorial in Montgomery. Wikimedia Commons

Jewish Community Aiding Tornado Victims

04/28/2011 - 20:00

SAN FRANCISCO (JTA) -- Jewish groups are mobilizing assistance in areas of the U.S. Southeast struck by devastating tornadoes this week.

Alabama Governor Apologizes

01/19/2011 - 19:00

(JTA) -- Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley apologized for saying in inaugural day comments that non-Christians were not his "brothers and sisters."

Bentley met Wednesday for an hour with representatives of Alabama's Jewish community, including leaders of Birmingham's Jewish federation, the Birmingham News reported.

Afterward he told reporters that he was sorry.

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