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The Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted
Lights $44 billion on fire would be so much easier, no?
The billionaire person-little one has mood-tantrumed his way into a loss of life spiral that appears to be practically extremely hard to recover from.
Twitter places of work are shut until finally Monday, the workforce is resigning in droves, and this early morning there are true issues about whether the platform will endure the weekend without basically breaking down.
Dystopian late capitalism has a mordant feeling of humor:
The Verge: Hundreds of workforce say no to remaining section of Elon Musk’s ‘extremely hardcore’ Twitter
NBC information: Twitter to temporarily shut offices amid wave of new resignations soon after Musk’s ultimatum
MIT Technology Review: This is how a Twitter engineer says it will break in the coming weeks
Lauren Boebert Could Be Compelled Into A Recount*
The Democratic challenger to Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) lower the gap in between them in fifty percent as counties finalized their total votes. With practically all the votes in, the race continues to be far too near to simply call, but the latest vote distribute is slender more than enough to result in the state’s automatic recount provision.
,correction: The headline at first referred to a “runoff” as an alternative of a recount. The oversight was mine.
Off To A Fantastic Get started
On the very first working day after understanding they’d won command of the Property, Republicans were being in wonderful, good kind.
TPM’s Kate Riga: House Republicans Insist Investigations Are not About Hunter Biden While Talking Solely About Hunter Biden
Esquire’s Charlie Pierce: You are Not Completely ready for How A lot These Jokers Want to Discuss about Hunter Biden’s Laptop computer
Robust KAREN IS NOW THE Supervisor Vibe
Nancy Still Nancy
Kari Lake Refuses To Concede: ‘Our Elections Are A Circus Run By Clowns’
This is optional. On the exact same working day she manufactured a pilgrimage to Mar-a-Lago, Kari Lake (R) made it distinct she’s not conceding the race for Arizona governor, even while the race has been declared for Democrat Katie Hobbs.
Lake continued to solid baseless uncertainties on the election: “What occurred to Arizonans on Election Working day is unforgivable,” she reported.
Lake is building noises about mounting a authorized challenge, but it’s not apparent she has any appropriate foundation to challenge the success in court.
“Rest assured I have assembled the very best and brightest lawful team, and we are discovering every single avenue to correct the many wrongs that have been dedicated this earlier 7 days,” Lake said. “I’m accomplishing all the things in my electric power to correct these wrongs.”
Not conceding it way too on model for Lake.
Trump’s Legal Arguments In Mar-a-Lago Scenario Are Just Epically Poor
The Justice Department has filed its reply temporary to the 11th Circuit, which the division is asking to brief circuit the unwarranted exclusive learn evaluation of its lookup of Mar-a-Lago.
It truly is uncommon to see the Justice Office argue a scenario with such unabashed self confidence in its personal position and undisguised scorn for the opponent’s, but it retains taking place above and over in the Mar-a-Lago documents scenario.
Here is my beloved portion:
What Would A Mar-A-Lago Prosecution Seem Like?
The great individuals at JustSecurity have posted a model prosecution memo for Trump’s incorrect retention of federal government paperwork. This is the form of memo the Justice Division would put together internally before generating its prosecution determination, evaluating the strengths and weaknesses of the situation.
Trump Org Check Presented Remarkable Powers
Barbara Jones, the former federal judge appointed to observe Trump Org finances through the substantial civil lawsuit in opposition to the firm by the New York attorney common, has been the authority to preserve Trump’s small business under a really close microscope for any unusual, suspicious, or fraudulent action.
TPM Alum Observe
Brian Beutler in the NYT: Enemies of Democracy Must Worry the American Voter
Ga Election Probe Grinds Slow
Two new developments in the Fulton County grand jury probe of 2020 election interference:
- The testimony of Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) was intended to transpire yesterday but has reportedly been delayed until finally Nov. 22.
- A South Carolina judge dominated that previous White Property chief of personnel Mark Meadows ought to testify to the grand jury.
GOP Operative Convicted Of Funneling Russian $$$ to Trump’s 2016 Campaign
Jesse Benton, the former campaign aide to Kentucky Republican Sens. Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell who have been pardoned by President Trump for marketing campaign finance violations, have been Convicted of new campaign finance violations.
Extended Highway Ahead On This One particular
The Biden administration will check with the Supreme Courtroom to restore its pupil mortgage financial debt relief program.
‘This Is Positively Dystopian’
federal judge blocks Florida’s “Prevent WOKE Act” from becoming enforced against public college professors.
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