It's even worse than it appears.
On Sunday I said Joe should throw an elbow. He did, at least three. Netanyahu, MBS and Erdoğan didn't endorse his victory without getting something in return. This is where we're glad it's Biden that's President-elect, with lots of experience. He knows where the levers of power are in the US and internationally, he has credibility that other Democrats didn't.#
Lawyers: Which states don’t require the electors chosen by the state legislature to be consistent with the vote of the people? Which of these states have Repub legislatures that voted for Biden?#
How about a social network where you choose people who lead you and people you peer with. Not for discussion, for organizing. #
I gave $100 to FairFight to elect Reverend Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff and help Democrats take back the Senate.#
A two podcast Tuesday. Today's Daily podcast on how polling went wrong in 2016 and 2020. Lincoln Project on what's next, and how deeply dug in the Trumps are. We still live in their country.#
I grew up 4.1 miles from where Trump grew up, if you go via Utopia Parkway. #
  • A tyrant autocrat is elected POTUS because a lot of people voted for a third party candidate or thought the other candidate was a shoe-in so they didn't bother to vote at all. #
  • The people endured the four years, even though they suffered and many died, the country was looted and its government was dismantled.#
  • But! Once the four years was up they voted the tyrant out, replacing him with a solid ethical president and vice president. The citizens relaxed and partied and got back to their business of staying alive during a raging pandemic.#
  • But! While they weren't looking, the other party took over state legislatures. This was seen as a crafty foxy move because then they get to gerrymander House districts, which gave them an advantage that meant it was relatively easy for them to control the House. #
  • But! They were even more crafty and foxy. There was a little-known feature of the Constitution that meant that controlling state legislatures meant they controlled who was president.#
  • The current president, the tyrant, played golf, as he normally does. People relaxed. "See he doesn't have any nefarious plans!" said the citizens.#
  • More in the next installment. #

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