Politics

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PHOTO The New Yorker’s Kanye West ‘2020 Vision’ cover compares him to Harry Truman

“Kanye West’s announcement of his intention to seek the Presidency reminds us that it’s not too early to start thinking about the 2020 campaign,” says illustrator Barry Blitt of his cover illustration for next week’s issue of The New Yorker. “2016’s already old hat by now, anyway,” he adds. Keep reading to see the full cover as well as the photo of Harry S. Truman that inspired it!

How much money does Donald Trump have?

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Donald Trump is a fixture in today’s news. Whether he’s announcing his candidacy for president or offending an entire race of people, he’s definitely keeping his name in the headlines–something that may or may not be helpful in winning the 2016 presidential race. Trump recently filed financial disclosure forms with the Federal Election Commission, and you won’t believe what he’s worth!

Sony to release The Interview on Christmas day after all

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Reversing its position after the reported North Korea hacking, Sony has announced that it will be releasing The Interview on Christmas day as originally planned — both in theaters and via video on demand!

UPDATE – Seth Rogen and James Franco respond to the news in the hilarious manner in which you would expect.

Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden discharged from Navy Reserve for cocaine use

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Normally the term “cup of coffee” is reserved for professional sports, but the alkaloid reference also seems very appropriate to describe Vice President Joe Biden’s son Hunter Biden’s stint in the Navy Reserve, which lasted all of nine months after he reportedly tested positive for cocaine less than two months after being commissioned an ensign.