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Trump’s Latest Loss in Pennsylvania

Republican Judge Matthew W. Brann of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania takes the Trump campaign to task in a scathing opinion issued yesterday: In this action, the Trump Campaign and the Individual Plaintiffs (collectively, the “Plaintiffs”) seek to discard millions of votes legally cast by Pennsylvanians from all corners – […]

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What Would You Say if You Saw It in Another Country?

From the paper of record’s “The Morning” briefing: Imagine that a president of another country lost an election and refused to concede defeat. Instead, he lied about the vote count. He then filed lawsuits to have ballots thrown out, put pressure on other officials to back him up and used the power of government to […]

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No Evidence of Voter Fraud

From the paper of record’s “The Morning” briefing: The Times contacted top election officials in every state to ask about illegal voting. Officials in 45 states responded directly. For four of the remaining states, The Times spoke to other statewide officials or found public comments from secretaries of state. None said they had found evidence […]

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Libertarians Who Opposed Trump

Elizabeth Nolan Brown writing the Reason Roundup: Libertarians who were less than 100 percent psyched about a Trump win this year have been taking gruff from some right-of-center types, who suggest anyone who didn’t help secure Trump a second term must intrinsically support Biden, or at least has no right to complain about anything Biden […]

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Twitter: The whole GOP right now

The whole GOP right now: Officer, I'd like to report a black person voting. — LOLGOP (@LOLGOP) November 6, 2020

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Reason: Trump Says Mail-in Votes Are Suspicious Because They Overwhelmingly Favor Joe Biden. He’s Wrong.

The subhead says it all: This isn’t fraud. This isn’t a scheme to steal the election. It is the very predictable outcome of the president’s own words and actions. No. Fucking. Shit. I mean, seriously, duh! Even as dozens of states were expanding mail-in voting eligibility due to the COVID-19 pandemic, President Donald Trump spent […]

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FoxNews: The saddest, most outrageous moment of the president’s 2020 campaign

Judith Miller, Fox News contributer, and Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter: Never during his four-year term in office did a majority of Americans approve of him. And his Grand Old Party achieved this despite the still soaring COVID-19 pandemic, which Trump has continued claiming would “mysteriously disappear,” but which has cost the nation almost 230,000 lives […]

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How the Case for Voter Fraud Was Tested — and Utterly Failed

Jessica Huseman at ProPublica: That made the trial a telling opportunity to remove the voter fraud claims from the charged, and largely proof-free, realms of political campaigns and cable news shoutfests and examine them under the exacting strictures of the rules of evidence. That’s precisely what occurred and according to [Chief District Judge of the […]

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