Tampa’s Only Gay-Owned Bathhouse Offers GOPers Free Admission

Screenshot courtesy of <a href="http://www.yborresortandspa.com/">Ybor Resort and Spa</a>

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Good news, conservatives! If the Republican National Convention gets a little too stressful, you can always unwind—gratis—in “Tampa Bay’s only gay owned and gay operated, private club, resort & bathhouse.” From now until August 31, the Ybor Resort and Spa, located in the heart of Tampa’s sultry Ybor City party district, is offering a super promotion: “ALL RNC DELEGATES GET IN FREE!” Tea party, anyone?

“All guys 18 & up” are welcome to sample Ybor’s recently opened steam room, not to mention the spa’s brand-spanking new dark room, dubbed “A Shot In The Dark.” Just bear in mind the house rules: It’s a private men’s health club; no drugs, pets, or prostitution; and always wear your towel!

(h/t Molly Ball)

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Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

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Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

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Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

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