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In September of 2020, The Atlantic published a story by Barton Gellman which discussed how the GOP would attempt to subvert a Biden. Among other things, Gellman wrote that: According to sources in the Republican Party at the state and national levels, the Trump campaign is discussing contingency plans to bypass election results and appoint […]
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The Tilted Election

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On November 4, 2020
We spend a lot of time talking about the structural barriers that Democrats face, most notably the malapportionment of the Senate and, relatedly, the Electoral College. Democrats must also contend with extreme gerrymandering, which may be about to get a lot worse, and post-Shelby County voter suppression, So our elections are hardly the “free and […]
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Sympathy for the Despots

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On September 26, 2020
Well, then. Postmaster General Louis DeJoy told a federal court that hundreds of high-speed mail sorting machines he ordered removed cannot be returned to service because they were stripped for parts. DeJoy and the U.S.Postal Service presented the excuse in a response filed Wednesday to a nationwide order issued by U.S. District Judge Stanley Bastian […]
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Zolan Kanno-Youngs has an important piece in the Washington Post about the legal authority for the Trump administration’s deployment of little green men* in Portland. After President Trump signed an executive order directing federal agencies to send personnel to protect monuments, statues and federal property during continuing protests against racism and police brutality, the Department […]
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