2020 Election (page 6)

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    Disinformation about Russian malfeasance

    Rich Lowry of National Review Online documents one of the most disappointing elements of the 2020 election campaign. If there’s one thing that the Hunter Biden laptop episode has proven, it is that former directors of the Central Intelligence Agency aren’t as adept at evaluating evidence as advertised.
    Mitch Kokai, December 16, 2020
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    The welcome absence of widespread post-election chaos

    Jim Geraghty of National Review Online explores reaction to 2020 presidential election results. Pro-Trump protesters and Antifa clashed in some pretty ugly scenes this weekend. After a year of riots, looting, violent clashes, you didn’t have to be a wide-eyed paranoid to worry the runaway passions would lead…
    Mitch Kokai, December 16, 2020
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    On Justice Paul Newby’s Victory

    A joint statement from John Locke Foundation and Civitas Institute December 12, 2020 RALEIGH – In November, North Carolinians delivered a blow to the litigious Left by electing conservative-leaning judges to all eight of North Carolina’s open statewide judicial seats. Today, the final race achieved closure as…
    Donna Martinez, December 15, 2020
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    Not tired of winning

    North Carolina voters once again gave Republican/conservative legislators a thumbs up, returning them to majorities in both the North Carolina House and Senate. Come January, legislative leaders will be working – again – with a Democrat/progressive governor in Roy Cooper, whom voters also endorsed. What does that mean for…
    Donna Martinez, December 15, 2020
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    Harris to follow Biden’s lead … for now

    Katherine Doyle writes for the Washington Examiner about Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ priorities. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’s agenda will likely zoom in quickly on four major issues that featured prominently in her and President-elect Joe Biden’s general election campaign and the early transition, working hand-in-glove, according to Harris’s…
    Mitch Kokai, December 15, 2020
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    Biden knows Pearce’s Law, applies it

    John Hinderaker of the Power Line blog highlights an interesting discovery. Someone leaked a zoom call that Joe Biden had with “civil rights leaders”–i.e., grifters like Al Sharpton–on Tuesday. It is interesting in several respects. Here, Biden urges his audience to lie low in talking about the police…
    Mitch Kokai, December 14, 2020
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    Supreme Court election rulings could prove problematic for GOP

    James Antle of the Washington Examiner probes the potential impact of U.S. Supreme Court rulings on election issues. If President Trump’s attempts to challenge the election results fail at the Supreme Court, it could have lasting consequences for the Republican Party by demoralizing Trump voters with high hopes…
    Mitch Kokai, December 11, 2020
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Julie Havlak of Carolina Journal Online reviews the week in N.C. politics. Terry Stoops’ Daily Journal asks why teacher unions want to keep public schools closed.
    Mitch Kokai, December 11, 2020