TFW when the co-author of How Democracies Die says things are going *worse* than he expected newyorker.com/news/letter-fr…

Mike Lindell brought Kristi Noem on his private jet to the RGA meeting. He then got kicked out, left for Nashville and left Noem looking for a new ride home

Sinema's spx declined to tell the Arizona Republic why the senator missed the 1/6 Commission vote.
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Republicans blocked the creation of an independent commission to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, using their filibuster power in the Senate to doom a full accounting for the deadliest attack on Congress in centuries.



Per @hunterw, one of the demands from the union organizers on Dianne Morales's mayoral campaign was that campaign staffers would get to pick who would be campaign manager theuprising.info/p/nyc-mayoral-…


This is worse than All Lives Matter; it's Rutgers president giving into an argument by a pro-Palestinian group that threats to Jews are not worth mentioning *unless* one mentions Palestinian suffering. reason.com/volokh/2021/05…

It's time to give up on the theater of shaming Republicans. Dems will act alone to protect democracy, or it won't happen at at all. Republicans will not be partners.
"You can't shame the shameless," @RepRaskin tells me, calling for a select committee:
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Unable to muster even a molecule of bipartisanship to protect the country, the Republicans have proven that they only stand for their own power. My latest in ⁦@TheAtlantictheatlantic.com/ideas/archive/…

"I got an email a week or so ago, saying due to this new law, they were canceling my completely full race and ethnicities class” koco.com/article/oklaho…

When comparing GOP vs Biden infrastructure plans, use apples-to-apples accounting.
Only $257B of GOP offer is above baseline (projected federal spending if existing programs continued). Entirety of Biden's $1.7T plan is above current baseline levels. wsj.com/articles/senat…


Proposed spending on electric vehicles -->
Biden plan: $174 billion
GOP counter-offer: $4 billion


Dianne Morales' tenant said they “sustained severe and permanent injuries” in 2016 after falling down steps that were covered in “obstructions of trash, cat litter, debris, and/or otherwise objects." theuprising.info/p/nyc-mayoral-…



Nobody writes about my home state like ⁦@EllenBarryNYT⁩. But then, nobody writes about a lot of things like Ellen Barry. nytimes.com/2021/05/27/us/…