Wed, 17 February 2021
David Waldman and guest Greg Dworkin accompany us on today’s leg of our trip:
The blackout continues as Texas is surprised by weather too cold for their infrastructure, tax avoidance, ideology, self-image, and sanity. Governor Greg Abbott wonders why AOC would have done this to him. James Inhofe hasn’t weighed in. Wind turbines would have helped, if there were more of them. At least it’s too cold to not wear a mask.
IDing rioters has become a fun and helpful project for the conscientious internet. Some make it easy, like the girl's basketball coach from Hershey Christian Academy, Zeeker Bozell, soon researched to be Brent Bozell IV, an element of lawlessness doing tremendous damage to everyone else, just like his daddy, his granddaddy, his great-granddaddy, and his great-great granddaddy. Must run in the genes.
1/6 will get a 9/11-style commission that will probably focus on Kevin McCarthy, and we have Jaime Herrera Beutler and House Democrats decision to depose her to thank for that. Speaking truth to power will endanger her career as well as her life, but you know, her Republican co-workers are fine with that. The Louisiana Gop wouldn’t censure David Duke, but it did censure Bill Cassidy. Donald Trump always likes people that like him, and says Mitch McConnell is an ugly loser.