While we're speaking about Mr. Rogers, watch this clip from 1969 of him testifying in front of the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Communication to prevent budget cuts to public television.

After a heartfelt six minutes, he convinces the chairman to not cut the budget.
While you’re here, get registered to vote (if registrations are still open for your state) and make your voting plan. Takes a few minutes.
Also while you’re here, follow @votingwhileblk and donate to them. They are reaching out and activating tens of thousands of young Black voters in swing states ahead of the election. secure.actblue.com/donate/color-o…

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16 Oct
In honor of Mercedes Sclapp comparing Joe Biden to Mr. Rogers, watch this moment from 1969 where Rogers let his feet soak in a kiddie pool alongside "Officer Clemmons," a Black man.

Black people were still being segregated from swimming pools, so this was a very powerful moment.
Here is "Officer Clemons," whose real name is Francois Clemmons, detailing that moment more in depth.
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15 Oct
Dianne Feinstein is not up to the task to be the ranking member.
Also, this is incredibly stupid from a health perspective.

She honestly should not be chairwoman if they take the Senate. She is not up to the task. It is clear as day.
Also, he's currently in a tough re-election race in the Senate. What are you even doing?

The problem is some of these Democratic Senators care more about their friendships with GOP Senators more than they care about the damage they are doing to the country.

Awful performance.
Read 5 tweets
17 Mar
I am going to lose my mind. Just this morning he was attacking state governors on Twitter. What on earth is wrong with you, @DanaBashCNN?

I feel like I’m in the twilight zone and he’s getting celebrated for not doing his usual mudslinging. But he’s still doing it on Twitter!
Here is the clip of @DanaBashCNN praising Trump because he’s now screaming at reporters and going on absolute tantrums like he normally does.

I feel like I’m living on another planet.

(via @LisPower1)
Here are some tweets just in the past 24 hours alone and you have pundits praising him because he’s not acting unhinged on camera.

But these are also statements from the president, too!

Seriously, get me off this planet.
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18 Jan
Lmao this headline-subhed is amazing.
This Buzzfeed article about white Iowa voters not understanding why Pete Buttigieg has near 0% Black support is just chock full of hilarious quotes that demonstrate their lack of self-awareness.
Also, a reminder that if Iowa and New Hampshire have Buttigieg in first or second in their primary, it should solidify the fact that they should be replaced as the early states in a presidential primary.
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28 Dec 19
He is essentially boosting a whole bunch of bot/spam accounts that were created this month or in the previous few months. How is he coming across these tweets?
One of the accounts that was created this month that Trump RT’d has been suspended. (Most likely because it was a spam/bot account)
Here is another account that Trump RT’d yesterday. This spam/bot account has also been taken down by Twitter. Once again, I know he’s a maniacal RTer of people who hop in his mentions and say nice things about him. But that isn’t the case with these tweets. They aren’t @-ing him.
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29 Sep 19
Lmao this dude just started searching Mark Levin’s name and he RT’d a parody account making fun of him. He really is different levels of dumb.
The account is making fun of him! And he just RT’s anything because his brain is full of worms and he doesn’t read.
The “Pro Shark Media”

Not only did he not click through, he couldn’t be bothered to read 200 characters. 😭😭😭
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