Friday, September 18, 2020

Hundreds of voters line up in Virginia as the first day of early in-person voting begins in the state. “I don't trust the mail right now,” one voter tells @KristenhCNN. “…If I got to stand here all day, I'm going to vote today.”

 

Julian Assange was offered a presidential pardon if he helped to resolve the "ongoing speculation about Russian involvement" in the hacking of Democratic National Cmte. emails leaked during the 2016 U.S. election campaign, a London court was told Friday.

 

Eric Trump tells Maine lobstermen: ‘We will never, ever let you down' @PLOvertonPPH reports from the campaign event in Camp Ellis

 

I can't believe I have to say this, but if I'm elected president, I won't put a climate change denier — one who called the scientific community "a bunch of thugs" — in charge of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has removed guidance posted online last month that said people who had been in close contact with someone exposed to the coronavirus didn’t need to get tested if they didn’t feel sick.

 

Heard this from a lobsterman yesterday in response to the @EricTrump rally, “Voting for Trump because he paid attention to the fishing industry is like believing that a stripper loves you because she said you were her favorite.”

 

I was alerted to this @TimAlberta piece from @SykesCharlie's newsletter, and as usual, listening to Trump voters describe life on Earth 2 - where Trump is a pretty good president who's just a little rough around the edges - sapped my will to live