Good week for:
Political outsiders, with reports that a Republican congressional candidate from Miami, Bettina Rodriguez Aguilera, has claimed she was abducted by aliens when she was 7. Rodriguez Aguilera, 59, said the aliens were tall and blond and that their spaceship was powered by quartz rocks, “not like airplanes.”
Social media backlashes, after HalloweenCostumes.com agreed to stop selling an “Anne Frank costume” in response to an avalanche of criticism. The site’s ad showed a smiling child model and described Frank “as an inspiration to us all.”
Robert Mueller, after Hustler publisher Larry Flynt took out a full-page ad in The Washington Post offering $10 million for information leading to the impeachment of President Trump. “We need to flush everything out into the open,” Flynt wrote in the ad.