Tue, 29 November 2016
Remember how they’d throw a Flag Desecration amendment on the ballot every two years? Federal, state, local—it pulled the ticket-voting R’s to the polls forever. (Mitch McConnell didn’t like the amendment, probably liked the votes.) Donald Trump can roll an oldie into his playlist, but should we talk about it, or not? Or not-not, or not not-not? David Waldman refuses to give this folderol more than 50 minutes attention today.
Trump does have a knack for rallying his followers.
Meanwhile, Greg Dworkin sounds the klaxons for the end of democracy.
Forget the conspiracy stuff, forget the Russians, disqualified ballots accounted for many more votes than Trump’s win. How to listen and respond to calls for an audit and recount.
There is a whole bunch of crazy going on in Trump Deputy-NSA designee Kathleen McFarland’s family.