Rudy Giuliani's Cockamamie Scheme Was the Master Thread Through the Labyrinth of Stupid

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Rudy Giuliani's Cockamamie Scheme Was the Master Thread Through the Labyrinth of Stupid
© Spencer Platt – Getty Images It was also a profound assault on the republic.

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Since we are currently engaged in further Adventures in Orthopedics, we have been hors de blogging, but you’d have to be a case study for CSI: Pluto not to notice one development above all others: life is coming after the Camp Runamuck alumni awfully damn fast.

The master thread through this labyrinth of stupid seems to have been that cockamamie scheme allegedly fronted by Rudy Giuliani to have the Trump campaign’s own slates of electors sent to Washington. This scandal, which is erupting all over the country, allegedly could involve a litany of federal offenses. This is not to mention the profound assault on the republic by some of the most repulsive public figures in its history.

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Things seem hottest in Michigan, where the state attorney general and the media are all over the allegations. From CNN:

One fake elector from Michigan boasted at a recent event hosted by a local Republican organization that the Trump campaign directed the entire operation. “We fought to seat the electors. The Trump campaign asked us to do that,” Meshawn Maddock, co-chair of the Michigan Republican Party, said at a public event last week that was organized by the conservative group Stand Up Michigan, according to a recording obtained by CNN.

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It is here where we remind everyone (again) that the Republicans were prepared to do pretty much this same thing in Florida in 2000 if the recount had gone sideways on them. But at least they handed that job of ratfcking to an elected legislature, and not to a motley collection of fools and yahoos. The Republicans are devolving even in the way they cheat.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor has had enough. This is what a last nerve looks like. From NBC News:

Sotomayor, joined by fellow liberal Justices Stephen Breyer and Elena Kagan, noted that when the Supreme Court ruled in December that the law could be challenged, it allowed a lawsuit to proceed narrowly against Texas medical licensing officials, rather than also including state court clerks, judges and attorney general, as the challengers had sought. But earlier this week, the appeals court asked the Texas state Supreme Court for its views on whether even those licensing officials could be sued.

“Texas wagered that this court would not mean what it said” in its December ruling, “or at least that this court would not stand behind those words, meager as they were. That bet has paid off,” Sotomayor wrote in her separate dissent…”State officials knew that the fear and confusion caused by this legal-procedural labyrinth would restrict citizens from accessing constitutionally protected medical care.”

“This case is a disaster for the rule of law and a grave disservice to women in Texas who have a right to control their own bodies. I will not stand by silently as a state continues to nullify this constitutional guarantee.”

Roe v. Wade turns 49 this weekend. Odds that it will make 50 are not promising.

Weekly WWOZ Pick To Click: “Act Like You Know” (Bo Dollis and Wild Magnolias): Yeah, I pretty much still love New Orleans,

Weekly Visit To The Pathe Archives: Here, from 1937, are some folks enacting what the snooty British imperialist voiceover calls an ancient religious ceremony, But could there be more to it, as many ancient astronaut theorists believe? History is so cool.

Is it a good day for dinosaur news, CNN? It’s always a good day for dinosaur news!

A heavily armored nodosaurid, which sported elongated spikes on its neck and shoulders, was likely a sluggish loner who couldn’t hear very well, according to a new study. Researchers studied the braincase of the 80 million-year-old herbivorous dinosaur, which was related to the famously club-tailed ankylosaurs.

Of course, in modern times we call sluggish loners who can’t hear very well “ex-presidents.”

I am presently on the DL with a torn left quadriceps tendon, a matching set with the torn right patella tendon I suffered a few years back. On Monday, I will continue to turn slowly into Joe Namath as the shebeen reopens. Be well and play nice, ya bastids. Stay above the snake-line, wear the damn mask, and get the damn shots, including the damn boosters.

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