Written by SK Ashby

(Cartoonist - Nick Anderson)

In other news, for the first time in state history, the Oregon state legislature has expelled a member - Representative Mike Nearman - because he literally opened the door for armed militiamen to enter the state capitol.

Meanwhile, Nevada will now be the first state to hold a Democratic primary contest unless Iowa moves their date.

Finally, world leaders attending the G7 summit alongside President Biden aren't convinced that Americans won't elect another madman in four years.

Biden faces lingering doubts about America's reliability as a partner. Leaders from the Group of Seven advanced economies, NATO and the European Union are worried about the pendulum of U.S. politics swinging yet again, and are looking for concrete action, not words after the shock of the Trump years.

"Is this a an interregnum between Trump 1.0 and Trump 2.0? Nobody knows," said David O'Sullivan, a former European Union ambassador to Washington. "I think most people are of the view that we should seize the opportunity with this administration to strengthen the relationship and hope that this can survive beyond the midterms and 2024."

Americans are only ever four years away from electing another disaster, so what can I say? They're not wrong.

Have a good weekend.