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Caitlin MacNeal

Caitlin MacNeal is a News Writer based in Washington, D.C. Before joining TPM, Caitlin interned and wrote for the Huffington Post, the Sunlight Foundation and Slate. She is a graduate of Georgetown University.

Articles by Caitlin

Jon Stewart blasted Rush Limbaugh on Monday after the conservative radio host mocked Michelle Obama and the #GetBackOurGirls social media campaign, which was started to call attention to the Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram.

"See that’s the thing about hashtag activism. It cannot force a crazy person to do something. But it can shame a less crazy person into not doing nothing," Stewart said on "The Daily Show," referencing Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's decision to let foreign countries aid in the search for the missing girls.

"Whilst apparently driving a medium crazy person crazier," Stewart continued, cutting to a clip of Limbaugh bashing the #GetBackOurGirls campaign.

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Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R) on Sunday called for the state to impeach the judge who struck down Arkansas' same-sex marriage ban on Friday, according to The Hill.

"The Governor should call a special session of the legislature and impeach the judge and affirm the people's will. If the people wish to allow same sex marriage, they can put that matter on the ballot and vote for it," Huckabee said in a statement from his political action committee, Huck PAC.

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Conservative pundit Ann Coulter on Sunday night joined the band of conservatives mocking the #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign, which began as a way to call attention to the 300 Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram.

Coulter posted a photo to Twitter with her own iteration of the hashtag, in an apparent attempt to ridicule some of the high profile people, including First Lady Michelle Obama, who took part in the original campaign.

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Conservative columnist George will on Sunday mocked the #BringBackOurGirls social media campaign, for which Michelle Obama and others have posted photos with the hashtag to call attention to the 300 Nigerian girls kidnapped by Boko Haram a month ago.

"It's an exercise in self-esteem. I do not know how adults stand there, facing a camera and say, ‘Bring back our girls.'" Will said on "Fox News Sunday." "Are these barbarians in the wilds of Nigeria supposed to check their Twitter accounts and say, 'Oh, Michelle Obama's very cross with us, we better change our behavior?'"

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