Despite attempts to sabotage the Post Office, turnout for Massachusetts’ primary* on Tuesday was at an all-time high, thanks to early voting and cities and towns placing dropboxes to collect ballots that couldn’t be mailed in time. Naturally, voter suppression attempts will ramp up for the general, so register to vote, and get your ballots in and returned as early as possible.
*What a relief that Ed Markey won. Pelosi and the establishment wing of the Democrats would’ve taken a Kennedy win as a sign that no one to the left of Joe Manchin mattered and we’d be on our way to Austerity II and misery for years.
Bill Barr is quickly moving up the odious AG power rankings, tied with Jeff Sessions and Alberto Gonzales (Remember him?) among the ones I’ve drawn over the course of my career. He might soon have first place all to himself if he’s around to fully dismantle the rule of law.
The incompetence and shamelessness the Republicans displayed during this week’s testimony makes a great case for expanding the scope of the inquiry to the cornucopia of other crimes this administration has openly committed.