So fucked up
For all the good news we’ve been enjoying lately, there is one piece of really bad news that we can’t ignore or forget — Republicans are cheating to win back the House and they’re probably gonna get away with it. The NYT has a story about how Republicans are using illegal maps in four states — Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Ohio — and the courts are letting them. That could give them anywhere from five to seven seats automatically. Y’all, we’ve really got our work cut out for us this year. More: New York Times
Hell fucking yeah
This is just to celebrate some more Joe Biden and the Democrats’ enormous big-time super-fucking-duper win this weekend. This shit is so big we could cuss-cry. And add it to the list — a gun deal, the rescue plan, the infrastructure deal, the CHIPS bill. Gas prices are going down, jobs are way up. We’ve been doing this newsletter for a few years now, and we can tell you this is the most good news we’ve had to process since we started. It’s a good feeling. Really fucking weird. But good. More: CNN
A Florida prosecutor vowed Sunday to fight his suspension from office by Gov. Ron DeSantis over his promise not to enforce the state’s 15-week abortion ban and support for gender transition treatments for minors. More: Huff Post
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