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Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wisc.) speaks during a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee confirmation hearing for Neera Tanden, nominee for director of the Office and Management and Budget (OMB), on February 9, 2021 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Ting Shen/Getty Images)
"Good thing we have time during a national emergency to do this," quipped the independent senator from Vermont.
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"If this isn't public corruption, I don't know what is."

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Banksy's newest, a two-fer Oscar Wilde tribute and call for prison reform, shows a prisoner climbing down bedsheets ending in a typewriter from Reading Gaol, known for housing Wilde during his two years' hard labor for "gross indecency" - being gay. Video juxtaposes Banky creating it with TV artist Bob Ross burbling about freedom; both are haunted by Wilde's final searing poem about the cruelty and bleakness of life behind bars: "Something was dead in each of us/and what was dead was hope."

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