In other news, more than 292,000 Americans have now been killed by the coronavirus. I figured we would reach 300,000 by the new year, but we're going to be there by the end of this week. Thanksgiving travel week deaths are still weeks away.
Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says he may abandon Brexit talks with the EU. Again. He has done this many times before, but the clock is ticking.
Finally, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is asking the Supreme Court to toss out the results of the election... in other states.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The state of Texas, aiming to help President Donald Trump upend the results of the U.S. election, said on Tuesday it has filed suit against the states of Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin at the Supreme Court, calling changes they made to election procedures amid the coronavirus pandemic unlawful. [...]
Paul Smith, a professor at Georgetown University’s law school, said Texas did not have a legitimate basis to bring the suit.
“There is no possible way that the state of Texas has standing to complain about how other states counted the votes and how they are about to cast their electoral votes,” Smith said.
No shit. This is more ridiculous than any of the lawsuits brought by Giuliani and Ellis.
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