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A number of journalists called out Breitbart for its homophobic, race-baiting coverage of Wednesday's on-air massacre of a local TV news reporter and her cameraman. Breitbart is wearing those criticisms like a badge of honor.

“BREITBART NEWS POSTS FACTUAL HEADLINE ABOUT ‘RACE WAR’ DOUBLE MURDER, INTERNET MELTS DOWN,” a headline roared Thursday.

In the story, which bears “Breitbart News” as its byline, Breitbart mocked “the mainstream press, left-wing writers, and the usual suspects on the right who love being liked by the liberals went apoplectic.”

Most of the outrage was over a headline the conservative outlet published Wednesday regarding the shooting:

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Attendees at a Republican fundraiser in Colorado Wednesday say that House Speaker John Boehner called Sen. Ted Cruz a "jackass," the Daily Caller reported

Two of the attendees -- one going on record with his name -- told the Daily Caller that Boehner referred to the Texas Republican as a jackass during his remarks. In their accounts, Boehner said that the 2016 presidential race kept "that jackass" away from Washington.

The event was a fundraiser for Rep. Scott Tipton (R-CO) in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.

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Donald Trump put on quite a show during a campaign speech in Greenville, South Carolina, on Thursday, where he read The New York Times from the podium and asked someone to join him on stage to inspect his hair.

Trump began by noting that he's "always on the front page of The New York Times now." He then put on reading glasses because "the print gets smaller and smaller and smaller as they lose more money."

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