– When Rand Paul vowed to stop a Trump nominee a couple years ago, Donald Trump appeared to brag that he had blackmail material on Rand Paul. Shortly thereafter, Rand Paul decided to support the nominee. Now Rand Paul is trying to prop up Trump more cartoonishly than ever. It’s time for the Feds to look into whether blackmail is indeed involved.
– Two equally important takeaways: 1) Trump had literally zero chance of overturning the election. 2) It was still illegal and treasonous of him to try. If you hold up a bank teller and force your way to the vault, it’s still bank robbery even if you then fail to crack the vault. Lock him up.
– Keep track of which TV pundits are pretending Biden isn’t being transparent about his foot injury. These are the TV pundits who will be the most dangerously full of crap during the Biden era, and the ones we’ll need to push back against the most loudly.
Bill Palmer is the publisher of the political news outlet Palmer Report