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  • Trump condemned white supremacy in his comments this morning on the twin mass shootings over the weekend, but didn't actually propose any new gun laws—he instead blamed it on mental illness, social media and computer games. He did mix up Dayton with Toledo.
  • Even the NY Post is urging Trump and lawmakers "to take action on assault weapons."
  • The manifesto of the El Paso shooter echoes Trump's own language. As the Times wrote, "Trump’s sometimes false, fear-stoking language has left him ill equipped to provide the kind of unifying, healing force that other presidents projected in times of national tragedy."
  • A lawmaker in Ohio blamed the breakdown of the “traditional American family,” gay marriage and “drag queen advocates” for the Dayton massacre in a since-deleted Facebook rant.
  • Two important pieces to read today: Slate writes about how taking the concerns of racists seriously has brought us to this point, and Splinter writes about how the Republican party doesn't care in any meaningful way about changing or fixing anything. "The vast political and media infrastructure that has been built and funded at great expense by generations of wealthy donors and corporate interests exists to see to it that certain things are accomplished."
  • Beto O'Rouke isn't mincing words anymore after this weekend's shootings: “Anyone who is surprised is part of this problem right now,” O’Rourke said. "Including members of the media who ask, 'Hey, Beto, do you think the president is racist?' Well, Jesus Christ, of course he’s racist!"
  • Necessary parenthetical headline of the day: "Germans kept up at night by noisy igelsex (that’s hedgehog coupling)."
  • Fredrick Brennan, the person who started the online message board 8chan in 2013, says it's time to shut the site down.
  • What's Ivanka gonna do after she leaves the White House? Like the Cylons would say, it sounds like she has a plan.
  • Nicholas Braun, aka Cousin Greg from Succession, spent a day at Coney Island with GQ.
  • You can delete all the Tweets you like, but your likes are forever.
  • New Jersey's largest lake, Lake Hopatcong, is normally filled with swimmers and water skiers—but now it's filled with bacteria which "can produce toxic substances."
  • Patch took a "death-defying ride" on one of NYC's most clogged bike lanes.
  • And finally, a truly incredible wink: