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From the Washington Post today:

“Anything with Z seems like there’s some slight irreverence about it. So it was as simple as putting Z in front of politics!” explains Republican media consultant John Brabender….With a four-program lineup, Zolitics bills itself as a bipartisan potpourri of “original scripted content, current events with a twist, and reality based shows unlike you have ever seen before.”

….It’s the place to see, for example, Rick Santorum squire Donna Brazile to a NASCAR race….The NASCAR sojourn is what Santorum has expressed interest in doing for the debut episode of “My America,” a show that will pair ideologically divergent bedfellows and allow each to show the other “their America.” The show, Zolitics crowed in a press release this week, “just may also become America’s favorite buddy story.”

….Santorum calls himself “a great fan of Donna’s” and looks forward to milling around with the “red-blooded Americans out there” while watching cars go Zoom.

This sounds like possibly the worst idea in the history of western civilization.

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