When Texas sued to overturn four other states’ election results in the hopes of installing illegitimate, two-time popular vote loser, and white supremacist mediocrity Donald Trump into a second presidential term, they exposed how many elected officials are straight-up wannabe oligarchs. The fact that even in the upside-down world we are living in, with the hijacked ultra conservative Supreme Court in place, most everybody knew there was little chance of the Supreme Court stepping in and hearing the case, which should tip one off to how far afield this maneuver is.
Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at an event in Wilmington, Del., March 12, 2020. (Carlos Barria/Reuters)A fair and thorough hearing of the facts serves the larger principle that’s at stake.
Mona Charen argues that conservatives are being hypocritical in covering Tara Reade’s sexual-assault allegations against Joe Biden: “Doesn’t it matter if Biden is actually innocent? . . . What have we become if we are indifferent to actual innocence in our rush to settle scores?”
This has the question backward.