Judges have had their fill with Donald Trump’s election challenges.

Donald Trump

There is a new blog post entitled, “The danger that still remains.”

Rosalind S. Helderman, “Judge orders two lawyers who filed suit challenging 2020 election to pay hefty fees: ‘They need to take responsibility,’” Washington Post, November 22, 2021, https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/they-need-to-take-responsibility-federal-judge-orders-hefty-fees-assessed-against-two-lawyers-who-filed-suit-challenging-2020-election/2021/11/22/b7ff5392-4be7-11ec-b0b0-766bbbe79347_story.html

Hannah Rabinowitz and Holmes Lybrand, “Al Gore ‘was a man’ about his election loss, unlike Trump, federal judge says,” CNN, November 22, 2021, https://www.cnn.com/2021/11/22/politics/al-gore-trump-election-capitol-riot/index.html

Julia Ioffe, “Murdoch’s Big Lie and Putin at the Gates,” Puck News, November 23, 2021, https://puck.news/murdochs-big-lie-and-putin-at-the-gates/

Joe Napsha, “Process of pending Pennsylvania election audit remains shrouded in secrecy,” Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, November 23, 2021, https://triblive.com/news/pennsylvania/process-of-pending-pennsylvania-election-audit-remains-shrouded-in-secrecy/


Pandemic

“ICU is full of the unvaccinated – my patience with them is wearing thin,” Guardian, November 21, 2021, https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/nov/21/icu-is-full-of-the-unvaccinated-my-patience-with-them-is-wearing-thin

Anthony Faiola, “Squeezed by mandates and restrictions, Europe’s anti-vaxxers rebel,” Washington Post, November 22, 2021, https://www.washingtonpost.com//world/2021/11/22/squeezed-by-mandates-restrictions-europes-anti-vaxxers-rebel/


Pennsylvania Republicans

Amy B Wang and Michael Scherer, “Sean Parnell ends Pennsylvania Senate campaign after wife granted sole legal custody of their children,” Washington Post, November 22, 2021, https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/11/22/sean-parnell-children-custody/


Canary Islands

These photographs need to be seen to be believed.


Gun nuttery

I don’t know how anyone could possibly be surprised that Republicans generally support the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict, that many feel their “right” to “self-defense” has been affirmed, and that many have canonized him—that’ll be Saint Kyle, to you, heathens![1] As I said.

Sarah Jones, “There Will Be More Rittenhouses The forces that created a vigilante also exonerated him,” New York, November 19, 2021, https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2021/11/kyle-rittenhouse-cleared-and-there-will-be-more-like-him.html

Kurtis Lee, “Kyle Rittenhouse found not guilty of all charges,” Los Angeles Times, November 19, 2021, https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2021-11-19/la-na-kyle-rittenhouse-vedict-kenosha

Eric Levitz, “Kyle Rittenhouse’s Defense Was Strong: It’s also a threat to the rule of law,” New York, November 19, 2021, https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2021/11/rittenhouse-jury-verdict-self-defense-legal-analysis.html

Gloria Oladipo, “Unrest in Portland as Kyle Rittenhouse verdict divides US,” Guardian, November 20, 2021, https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/nov/19/kyle-rittenhouse-verdict-reaction-conservatives

Kaleigh Rogers, “Kyle Rittenhouse Bridged The Divide Between The Far Right And Mainstream Conservatives,” FiveThirtyEight, November 23, 2021, https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/kyle-rittenhouse-bridged-the-divide-between-the-far-right-and-mainstream-conservatives/


Canada

Paul Vieira and Kim Mackrael, “U.S.-Canada Border Reopened on Nov. 8: What to Know About Travel,” Wall Street Journal, November 22, 2021, https://www.wsj.com/articles/canada-us-border-reopening-november-8-travel-11628539364


Rent To Own

Ryan Deto, “‘Rent to Own’ companies ordered to deed 285 homes to consumers in Pennsylvania,” Pittsburgh City Paper, November 18, 2021, https://www.pghcitypaper.com/pittsburgh/rent-to-own-companies-ordered-to-deed-285-homes-to-consumers-in-pennsylvania/Content?oid=20583636


  1. [1]Kaleigh Rogers, “Kyle Rittenhouse Bridged The Divide Between The Far Right And Mainstream Conservatives,” FiveThirtyEight, November 23, 2021, https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/kyle-rittenhouse-bridged-the-divide-between-the-far-right-and-mainstream-conservatives/

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