9 Stories We Didn’t Write About, But That You Might Want to Comment On, Including What Pop Star Brought 6 Bodyguards with Him to the Dentist for Emotional Support

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August 7, 2016
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I get it. I understand needing support at the dentist’s office and you all know how frequently I’ve visited them in this past year so when I saw the first story in this roundup, I knew it had to be the headliner. Feel free to take a guess in the comments before I spoil the surprise (SPOILER ALERT: It’s the first story here). If you already know and want to talk about that, feel free to do that too. In fact, feel free to say anything at all about any part of any of these stories. It’s your comment thread. It’s your world. And so on.

So, which pop star brought a sextet of bodyguards to his dentist’s office?

It was Justin Bieber. [L&S]

The critics have spoken, you guys. Suicide Squad is bad. It’s really, really, really bad. [The Daily Beast, Vox, Vanity Fair]

Pokemon Go is helping some children with autism connect with the outside world. [CNN]

President Obama is coming for Donald Trump. [Buzzfeed]

Two LAPD officers are suing their department for racial discrimination because they shot and killed a black man, were subsequently put on desk duty, and are not black (like the man they shot). [Gawker]

Facebook is cracking down on clickbait headlines. [CNN]

According to the first round of post-convention polls, Donald Trump is set to lose the election by “historic numbers.” [Celebitchy]

Josh Duggar is being sued by the man whose photo he used for his Ashley Madison profile. [The Wrap]

The US Olympic Women’s Gymnastics team is under fire for allegedly sweeping sexual abuse allegations under the carpet. [NY Post]

Which one of these stories makes you feel the most exasperated and/or blind with rage? Tell me and each other in the comments below because that’s what it’s all about.