WASHINGTON — Within hours of the news that Hostess — makers of the Twinkie — would be closing forever, someone found a way to turn the news into a fundraising pitch.
And GOProud, the bombastic gay conservative group, should win some kind of award for this email to supporters:
- The European Union is now using naval vessels in the Mediterranean to intercept boats that are smuggling refugees and migrants to Europe. ›
- Texas carried out its 11th execution of the year on Tuesday — the most of any state — putting to death an inmate who murdered a man over $8. ›
- The U.S. is investigating how a cargo ship with 33 people on board sank during Hurricane Joaquin. The ship went missing in the Caribbean last week. ›