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past the point of no return.

I am convinced that even if by some miracle Trump stood up and said I lost and the big lie about the election being rigged was just that, a lie in order to keep my base motivated and donating, his followers would not believe it.

They would say Trump is being forced to say so. Recently Trump meekly said at a rally that he was vaccinated and you should too. His followers completely rejected that.

I think I understand Synema

She has no clear policy positions or political convictions. Over the years she went from being green to Democrat to barely one .

I think she is in over her head and all she can do is performance art. Remember the extravagant outfits, the little curtsy after voting against the $15.00 per hour bill, the refusal to engage in any interviews or serious debates or to clarify her position on the reconciliation bill.

When asked about where she stands she replies " in front of the elevator" thinking it's funny. All she is doing now is trolling . I don't think it's based on political goals. She is just trolling her way through her 6 years and then will get a job on some board and not run again.

Rachel is interviewing an Afghan journalist

Who works for nbc. He is at the airport putting his family in a plane. He has decided to stay behind to continue reporting. That is incredibly brave.

I don't think the pillow guy is just a grifter

I think he is actually insane , not pretending to be for the benefit of the magats. He really believes his own delusions. I just saw on CNN a segment about his cyber summit and how it went. This guy should be led away in a straight jacket.

McCarthy is so bad at this.

He's got to be one of the worst minority leaders we ever had in congress. He is completely unable to control his caucus , can not hold a candle to Nancy Pelosi and fails at every step. He ends up whining and not doing anything.
He probably thought Nancy Pelosi would not veto his picks and now he is up the creek without a paddle. He could have had a bipartisan committee with veto powers on subpoenas when first proposed. Instead he is in a situation were we might end up with just democrats+ Cheney.
Of course not many people can hold a candle to Nancy Pelosi but McCarthy has to be one of the most incompetent ones.

How vaccines work..

This is how a vaccine works and it is genius.
https://twitter.com/girlsreallyrule/status/1416383046366945281

I think Abbott will fail

in his quest to get those drastic voter suppression laws to pass. Democrats are in DC for the next 30 days. I do not think Abbott can easily keep calling 30 days legislative sessions back to back until he gets what he wants.
First off, this is also affecting the Republicans lawmakers. They likely have jobs ( being a state rep in Texas is not a full time job and they get about 7000 per year) and won't want to go along indefinitely with that.

Secondly, it is supposed to be used for emergency sessions . What Abbott wants to do is not emergency. There might be a legal challenge to his continuous calling of special sessions if he keeps at it.

Thirdly, the longer the Texas dems stay in DC, the more pressure they apply and keep it in the news. Eventually they will convince even Manchin to go along with a voting rights bill.

rep Clyburn seem pretty optimistic about converging on civil rights legislation

And getting Manchin and others to do a filibuster carve out for it. I am glad to hear that. I trust him implicitly and he has once again set in motion what might be the needed push to get it done.
ironically, Abbott may have helped by escalating the situation in Texas to the point that Texas dems had to leave the state. they are now in DC giving interviews, talking to legislators and adding even more pressure.
The president is also using his bully pulpit delivering a forceful speech on voting rights.
I really think all of this is going to yield results. So now is the time to support and get behind our democratic reps instead of berating them being impatient. I know itís frustrating but we are witnessing history in motion.

lol. don Jr and the blond son..

that's how Rachel describe the Trump spawns. Eric does not even rate a mention by name.

Texas state democrats just fled the state

to deny quorum to the Republicans and stop the passage of the voter suppression bills.
Just announced on MSNBC.
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