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The Update Show
Getting HammeredMay 25, 2022
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Remember when Netflix imploded over Dave Chappelle's comedy skits? Or when Hillary Clinton approved the peddling of a false report that led to the Trump-Russia collusion conspiracy theory? What about that National School Board Association's letter asking the Justice Department to sic federal investigators on parents at school board meetings? In today's episode, Mary Katharine and Vic give an update of some of this year's top stories.


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  • 00:12 - Segment: Welcome to the Show
  • 09:13 - Segment: The Updates You Need to Know
  • 09:07 - Mail-in voting triples in Georgia after passage of election integrity law (which President Joe Biden and others referred to as "the new Jim Crow.")
  • 14:09 - Failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams says voter suppression continues, in the face of increased mail-in voting
  • 18:18 - Attendees of John Mulaney's comedy show in Columbus outraged over surprise guest appearance from Dave Chappelle
  • 26:58 - Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussman's trial reveals Hillary Clinton directed staff to plant a false Russia-Trump collusion claim with a reporter
  • 36:06 - Musicians who said they'd pull their tunes from Spotify for hosting podcaster Joe Rogan on the platform actually remained on the music streaming service
  • 38:17 - Old Navy's inclusive clothing size campaign backfires
  • 46:33 - White House knew National School Board Association wanted the Justice Department to sic federal investigators on parents