Parler Perishes As It Pines For Pity

From Deadline: Parler CEO John Matze said today that his social media company has been dropped by virtually all of its business alliances after Amazon, Apple and Google ended their agreements with the social media service. […] Matze said that the services are unfairly targeting Parler. “They’re trying to falsely claim that we’re somehow responsible for the events …

In extraordinary hour-long call, Trump pressures Georgia secretary of state to recalculate the vote in his favor

And there it is. Anyone who supports Trump, anyone who thinks this election was a “fraud”, should be simply made to listen to Trump speak for this whole hour. Listen to the desperation. Listen to the anger, the begging. And somehow if you’re able to find solid footing after that, and you can still believe …

‘An Indelible Stain’: How the G.O.P. Tried to Topple a Pillar of Democracy

From The NY Times: And it meant that Republican leaders now stand for a new notion: that the final decisions of voters can be challenged without a basis in fact if the results are not to the liking of the losing side, running counter to decades of work by the United States to convince developing …

Orlando Sentinel Editorial Board apologizes for supporting Michael Waltz

From the Orlando Sentinel: We apologize to our readers for endorsing Michael Waltz in the 2020 general election for Congress. We had no idea, had no way of knowing at the time, that Waltz was not committed to democracy. During our endorsement interview with the incumbent congressman, we didn’t think to ask, “Would you support …

Florida attorney under investigation for registering to vote in Georgia, encouraging others to do the same

From WSBTV: Florida attorney is at the center of a new state investigation after elections officials say he recently attempted to register to vote in Georgia and instructed other Florida Republicans on how to do it . Bill Price is seen in a now-deleted Facebook Live video, speaking to the Bay County GOP members in …

It’s Over, He Lost

From McSweeney’s: There’s no conspiracy. It’s all been thoroughly debunked. Debunked: Hackers are not breaking into voting systems and switching votes. (Dominion? Not a Venezuelan company, by the way.) Debunked: Antifa militants are not pulling up in trucks to polling places in the dead of night and unloading boxes of fake ballots. Debunked: They did not find 10,000 Trump ballots in …