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Don't Let Hurricane Florence's Aftermath Make Us Forget That Two Women Died Unnecessarily in Police Custody Don't Let Hurricane Florence's Aftermath Make Us Forget That Two Women Died Unnecessarily in Police Custody

The effects of Hurricane Florence will be with us for quite some time, given that 44 people have been killed; hundreds of roads remain partially underwater or heavily damaged; the storm is expected to be among the 10 costliest natural disasters in U.S. history; and the worst of it lays ahead for thousands of people in…

Our Trash President Visits North Carolina, Cracks Jokes With Hurricane Victims Our Trash President Visits North Carolina, Cracks Jokes With Hurricane Victims

President Trump continues his fall into the bottomless pit that is his presidency. On Monday, the old man that loves porn stars and chicken (I never thought I could hate any man who loves porn stars and chicken, president or not) visited Hurricane Florence victims on Wednesday.

Despite Being Asked to 'Stand Down,' Cops Arrest 5 for 'Looting' Family Dollar in Hurricane Aftermath Despite Being Asked to 'Stand Down,' Cops Arrest 5 for 'Looting' Family Dollar in Hurricane Aftermath

Police in North Carolina arrested at least five suspects after store managers asked cops to “stand down” when people affected by Hurricane Florence broke in and took items from a local Family Dollar outlet.

South Carolina Refuses to Evacuate Prisons in Hurricane Florence's Path South Carolina Refuses to Evacuate Prisons in Hurricane Florence's Path

Hurricane Florence has preemptively been called “the storm of a lifetime” for the Carolina coast, and officials have wisely taken heed, warning millions of residents to evacuate coasts and low-lying areas as the massive cyclone gets ready to make landfall.

President Who Campaigned on Dangerous Conspiracy Theories Again Peddles Dangerous Conspiracy Theory President Who Campaigned on Dangerous Conspiracy Theories Again Peddles Dangerous Conspiracy Theory

On any given day, the president of the United States is liable to tweet nonsense. That isn’t an opinion; it’s a fair assessment of what the president tweets: a mix of hyperbole, self-congratulation, bullying and on more than one occasion, outright lies.

As Hurricane Florence Approaches, Trump Trapped in Tornado of Lies As Hurricane Florence Approaches, Trump Trapped in Tornado of Lies

At The Root, we don’t employ a psychologist or a psychiatrist (although Michael Harriot serves as the senior wypipoloigist on staff), so we are unable to assess the president’s mental health. Therefore no one on The Root staff can currently say whether or not the president suffers from some narcissist personality…

Trump Doesn't Really Understand What Success Means Trump Doesn't Really Understand What Success Means

As people in the Carolinas prepare themselves for the onslaught of Hurricane Florence, Donald Trump proved that he doesn’t know what the word “success” means when he praised his administration’s response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico last year—where an estimated 3,000 people died as a result of the storm.

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