Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Aaron Blake of the Washington Post compiled several examples of how badly Trump’s legal teams are doing in courts across the country with their spurious lawsuits over the election results. The problem is three-fold: they have no actual evidence, the numbers are...
It’s Inevitable Now

It’s Inevitable Now

It’s ironic that the five states that have been in the headlines since Election Day have Republican-run legislatures. They’re the ones who decided not to change their laws to start counting mail and absentee ballots until election day or night. Despite...
Again With The Election?

Again With The Election?

You probably saw footage of Trumpsters showing up to protest and make noise outside of vote-counting facilities in Arizona and Michigan. This is the exact same thing GOPers did in Florida during the Bush-Gore “hanging chads” recount in 2000, which was...
Ten Election Takeaways

Ten Election Takeaways

Here are ten things we know this morning, regardless of what happens when the rest of the votes are counted: It’s impossible to do accurate polling in this country. None of the major polling companies came close to the reality of such a tight race or such a...
Election Night Live Blog

Election Night Live Blog

Big voter turnout here: 78% in St. Louis County and 85% at our polling place. Both records. I hope that means there are enough blue votes to flip Missouri’s second congressional district (turns out it was not to be, as Jill Schupp lost to incumbent Ann Wagner)....
Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?

Conversation snippet overheard at the supermarket: “I think it will be really important to watch Georgia tonight.” “I think it will be really important to watch Netflix tonight.” It seems like it’s taken us forever to get all the way to...