Mother Jones has a very good summary/explainer/de-WTFer
up today. I've given up on trying to keep up with the story right now, it's too weird and too sprawling and there are too many sets of penises and vaginas involved.
Via Tim Dickinson at Rolling Stone. The chart is by Hilary Sargent (@lilsarg).
I don't know who created it, but will add credit when I figure that out.
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