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November 11, 2019

The author of Triggered appears to have been triggered.

On Sunday, Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend, former Fox News personality Kimberly Guilfoyle, went to the University of California Los Angeles for an event promoting his new book, Triggered: How the Left Thrives on Hate and Wants to Silence Us. Trump Jr. actually silenced himself, as he refused to take questions from the audience, which led to conservatives heckling him until he finally just walked offstage after 20 minutes.

The crowd was told that "due to time constraints," there wouldn't be a question and answer session during the two-hour event. This didn't sit well with a group of young conservatives who believe the "Trump administration has been taken captive by a cabal of internationalists, free-traders, and apologists for mass immigration," The Guardian reports. They shouted, "Q&A! Q&A!" but Trump Jr. rebuffed them, saying if he took questions, his responses would be turned into soundbites and used against him.

The heckling continued, and not long after Guilfoyle chastised the audience members for being "rude and disruptive," she walked offstage, along with Trump Jr. At least he now has material for his follow-up book, Donald Trump Jr.'s Guide to Safe Spaces. Catherine Garcia

January 28, 2018

Attention, songwriters of the world: U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley would really appreciate it if you would stop mixing music with politics.

Haley was upset by a pre-recorded bit during the Grammy Awards Sunday night where Hillary Clinton, Snoop Dogg, John Legend, and others "auditioned" to narrate the audiobook for Fire and Fury. It's not surprising that Haley isn't a fan of Fire and Fury, which details the chaos unfolding inside the White House and has led to stupid rumors about her, but the segment really struck a nerve, with the ambassador calling it a "shame" that "ruined the Grammys."

Following up, Haley tweeted that she has "always loved the Grammys but to have artists read the Fire and Fury book killed it. Don't ruin great music with trash. Some of us love music without the politics thrown in it." Of course, politics and music go hand in hand, but now that Haley has given us some insight into her taste, don't send her any Beatles, Bob Dylan, or Rage Against the Machine records — it sounds like she's more of a Nickelback fan. Catherine Garcia

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