JOURNALISM 101 RULE: If someone says it’s raining, and another person says it’s dry, it’s not your job to quote them both. Your job is to look out of the fucking window and find out which is true. — Now more than ever.
“There’s a saying that the vote counter is more important than the candidate. And we can’t let that ever, ever happen again.”
“I consider it unimportant who will vote, or how. But what is extraordinarily important is who will count the votes, and how.”
Mitch McConnell came down harder on President Biden for calling to protect voting rights for all Americans than he did on Donald Trump for murdering half a million Americans and orchestrating an armed coup attempt.
Still no answer to this question: Who paid off Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s $92,000 country club fees, his $200,000 credit card debt, and his $1.2 million mortgage to purchase a SCOTUS seat?
🧵 On January 6th, 2021, our democracy was on the brink of catastrophe. The American people witnessed a violent attempt to overturn an election that came perilously close to succeeding.
Today, we highlight some of the events that threatened the peaceful transfer of power.