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Patrick McMahon

Patrick is a content editor for Rare in Washington, D.C. Outside the office (and the internet), he’s a cyclist, painter, and friend to all dogs. He is 27.


Trump cuts off CBS interview when asked to defend wiretapping claims Across the U.S.A. Trump cuts off CBS interview when asked to defend wiretapping claims , Rare Staff 3:40pm, May 1
A “total drunk” former cop veered right at kids who just got off of the bus, and the consequences were devastating Rare News A “total drunk” former cop veered right at kids who just got off of the bus, and the consequences were devastating , Rare Staff 7:11pm, April 30
The seriously creepy thing a Chipotle employee put in the women’s bathroom got him fired right away Across the U.S.A. The seriously creepy thing a Chipotle employee put in the women’s bathroom got him fired right away , Rare Staff 5:19pm, April 30
A Florida teen advertised high school classmates as “slaves for sale” on Craigslist for $470 and was immediately suspended What's wrong with people A Florida teen advertised high school classmates as “slaves for sale” on Craigslist for $470 and was immediately suspended , Rare Staff 3:49pm, April 30
A “Daily Show” comedian mercilessly skewered President Trump at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner for his absence Rare Politics A “Daily Show” comedian mercilessly skewered President Trump at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner for his absence , Rare Staff 3:13pm, April 30
While the White House Correspondents’ Dinner went on, Trump unloaded on the “fake news” media at a rally in Pennsylvania Rare Politics While the White House Correspondents’ Dinner went on, Trump unloaded on the “fake news” media at a rally in Pennsylvania , Rare Staff 1:50pm, April 30
Brian Williams just got scolded by MSNBC for “patronizing” Rachel Maddow on live TV The media Brian Williams just got scolded by MSNBC for “patronizing” Rachel Maddow on live TV , Rare Staff 11:43am, April 30
Parents are outraged, but Georgia police are defending their search and detention of 900 students Across the U.S.A. Parents are outraged, but Georgia police are defending their search and detention of 900 students , Rare Staff 6:00pm, April 27
An LSU lineman arrested for burglary may have chosen the worst possible outfit for it Crime and punishment An LSU lineman arrested for burglary may have chosen the worst possible outfit for it , Rare Staff 3:45pm, April 27
You can tow a boat a couple of ways. But this way? Across the U.S.A. You can tow a boat a couple of ways. But this way? , Rare Staff 9:22pm, April 26
Florida principal in hot water after instructing staff that “white students should be in the same class” Across the U.S.A. Florida principal in hot water after instructing staff that “white students should be in the same class” , Rare Staff 5:49pm, April 26
Nah-FTA: The Trump administration is said to be preparing to break from the landmark trade deal Business Nah-FTA: The Trump administration is said to be preparing to break from the landmark trade deal , Rare Staff 3:26pm, April 26
Influential Senator makes a very big proclamation about the next Cold War National security Influential Senator makes a very big proclamation about the next Cold War , Rare Staff 7:51pm, April 25
Police say this man punched a cop and shouted, “I’m a grown-ass man,” so they treated him like one Crime and punishment Police say this man punched a cop and shouted, “I’m a grown-ass man,” so they treated him like one , Rare Staff 6:46pm, April 25
The White House won’t comply with a House Oversight investigation into Michael Flynn, but this ain’t over yet Across the U.S.A. The White House won’t comply with a House Oversight investigation into Michael Flynn, but this ain’t over yet , Rare Staff 3:07pm, April 25
Lawyer for Aaron Hernandez addresses suicide letter to “gay lover” Rare People Lawyer for Aaron Hernandez addresses suicide letter to “gay lover” , Rare Staff 9:45pm, April 24
Insane video shows a truck dragging a driver down I-15 for miles after collision Caught on video Insane video shows a truck dragging a driver down I-15 for miles after collision , Rare Staff 6:48pm, April 24
State Department and Embassy sites are being used to promote a Trump property Crime and punishment State Department and Embassy sites are being used to promote a Trump property , Rare Staff 5:26pm, April 24
Three months in, this Senate Intelligence Committee investigation sounds like it’s falling apart Across the U.S.A. Three months in, this Senate Intelligence Committee investigation sounds like it’s falling apart , Rare Staff 3:34pm, April 24
This man will never get to tap a keg again Caught on video This man will never get to tap a keg again , Rare Staff 6:10pm, April 23
No, we haven’t heard the last from Bill O’Reilly Across the U.S.A. No, we haven’t heard the last from Bill O’Reilly , Rare Staff 4:16pm, April 23
A woman suffered burns when a popular wrist device exploded after two weeks of use, she claims Across the U.S.A. A woman suffered burns when a popular wrist device exploded after two weeks of use, she claims , Rare Staff 3:39pm, April 23
Well-stocked Florida underwear burglar gets caught red-handed Across the U.S.A. Well-stocked Florida underwear burglar gets caught red-handed , Rare Staff 3:04pm, April 23
These are some of the last photos we have of a 14-year-old and his grandma before they went missing in the Grand Canyon Across the U.S.A. These are some of the last photos we have of a 14-year-old and his grandma before they went missing in the Grand Canyon , Rare Staff 1:14pm, April 23
Arguably sexist man posts Craigslist ad seeking companionship, is nearly kidnapped Across the U.S.A. Arguably sexist man posts Craigslist ad seeking companionship, is nearly kidnapped , Rare Staff 9:43pm, April 20
Senator calls for “preemptive strike” on North Korea and offers a jaw-dropping justification for war Rare News Senator calls for “preemptive strike” on North Korea and offers a jaw-dropping justification for war , Rare Staff 4:46pm, April 20
Bill O’Reilly issues a defiant final statement Across the U.S.A. Bill O’Reilly issues a defiant final statement , Rare Staff 6:05pm, April 19
Russia tests American airspace for the second time in two days, coming even closer Across the U.S.A. Russia tests American airspace for the second time in two days, coming even closer , Rare Staff 5:19pm, April 19
No permit, no problem: Texas House committee pushes new gun laws Across the U.S.A. No permit, no problem: Texas House committee pushes new gun laws , Rare Staff 2:29pm, April 19
George H.W. Bush hospitalized Across the U.S.A. George H.W. Bush hospitalized , Rare Staff 6:23pm, April 18