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Favorite Rejects 2022-06-24
I finally get it. General Flynn betrayed his country back in 2014. As head of the DIA, he was supposed to warn Obama that Russia was about to invade Ukraine. Instead, Flynn was fired right after the invasion. Then he flew to Russia to meet Putin.
Trump made a much more serious effort than I’d previously realized to get Pence and congressional republicans to block certification. My previous understanding had been that it was mostly irresponsible public-facing communication that inspired suckers to riot.
@mattyglesias @michelleinbklyn What have you learned?
Paul Graham @paulg
In 2016: — 49% of voters saw Hillary Clinton as to their left — 33% of voters saw Donald Trump as to their right That was a big advantage for Trump which let him win and let him fill all these Supreme Court seats.