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Shalom, Brownie!

Like a vast detonation of awful, the come-from-behind victory of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is now spreading shockwaves of collateral derp all the way to America's shores. You remember Michael Brown, the Bush administration flunky who was running FEMA at the time of Hurricane Katrina and helped then-President Bush coin the immortal words "Heckuva Job, Brownie" as New Orleans swirled down the drain into oblivion.

Well, now Brown has resurfaced as a talk radio host and a TPM Reader found to his gobsmacked amazement that Brown is now purchasing sponsored tweets drop-kicking President Obama over Netanyahu's reelection.

"Take that, little man. #Bibiwins"

You can see the screengrab here ...

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Don't Miss This

If you haven't seen it yet, don't miss the piece we published this morning in The Slice on miscarriage. The piece itself is very powerful. But I'm not sure I've ever seen a comment thread quite like it. And since the world of comments on almost every site on the Internet almost always distinguishes itself through awfulness, let me be clear that this is meant in the most positive way. I hesitate to send people to it because doing so might attract the wrong kind of participation. But check it out. You'll know what I mean.

Candlelight Vigil in Tunis

Tunisians hold candles and pray at the entrance gate of the National Bardo Museum where scores of people were killed after gunmen staged an attack, Tunis, Wednesday, March 18, 2015. Foreign tourists scrambled in panic Wednesday after militants stormed a museum in Tunisia's capital and killed scores of people, "shooting at anything that moved," a witness said. - AP

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Over the Horizon

TPM Reader BF on Israel, the Israeli right and looking over the horizon ...

Putting the Palestinian issue front and center was, I think, a predictably sound political gambit by Bibi. As you've pointed out, recent defections from the right coalition on this issue have been about the realization that the status quo is not sustainable. But that is very forward looking, and as a practical matter it is easy to see why many Israelis would be making a judgment not on whether the status quo is sustainable, but rather whether the status quo is better than situations they've lived with in the past.

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Questions for Sahil?

Our chief Capitol Hill reporter, Sahil Kapur, is hosting a Live Chat at The Hive (sub req) on Friday at 1 PM. Got a question about Obamacare before the Court, that human trafficking bill, the new House budget or the Lynch nomination? Here's the place. Sahil can answer them all. Get your questions in now and join Sahil at 1 PM on Friday.

It All Started With a Fish

Feds arrest Cameron Stout of Stover, Missouri on charges of plotting to "storm Washington" and kill President Obama.

Best part of the story is this part about how Cameron met the informant, a former Aryan Nation member, who ratted him out.

The informant met Stout last week while fishing and, the affidavit said, either Stout or his friend "made a rude hand gesture towards" the informant. A confrontation took place, but tensions cooled and the men ended up hitting it off. The informant eventually invited the two to dinner at his house.

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