At this point I hate most of you.
I am embarrassed to be a political journalist. This is a profession full of bullshitters who promote nonsensical doomsday hype in the hope of scaring people into staying tuned in, because all they care about is ratings and page views.
I am embarrassed to be a political activist. Most of you eagerly sit around and lap up this doomsday bullshit, because you're more interested in feeling the adrenaline rush of panicking than you are in the truth, or in trying to win.
I am embarrassed to be a liberal. We're right about everything, but we're not looking to win. We're falling for the same exact false narratives that Trump supporters are falling for. We're just as gullible, in our own way, as they are.
I am embarrassed that after four years of Trump running the same simplistic distraction schemes that even a child could see through, most of us still eagerly choose to fall for it every time. We've destroyed him, yet he's still laughing at our gullible asses on his way down.
Most of you are scared children, hiding under your beds and begging the assholes on MSNBC to give you more phony things that you can panic over. Everyone involved in this whole thing is a fucking joke, except for a handful of you who have figured out that it's all bullshit.
You've had FOUR YEARS to grow up and stop being scared children, four years to wise up and stop falling for Trump's every impossible misdirection threat, four years to figure out that MSNBC just feeds you scary bullshit all day for ratings.

Four years. How much time do you need?
I really thought that after we defeated Trump's reelection bid and sent his life hurtling toward the gutter, we wouldn't be scared little children under our beds anymore. But many of you are now more eager to be petrified over him than you were before he lost. It's a SICKNESS.
It's not enough that Trump murdered a quarter million people, broke the economy, put kids in cages, and wrecked our world standing? You also have to pretend he's sticking around for another four years, just to justify your outrage? The things he's actually done aren't enough?
Far too many of you are desperate to keep Trump around, just so you can keep your adrenaline pumping, or whatever it is. On a subconscious level, you don't WANT him to leave. That's why you eagerly cling to any nonsense story about him staying. And that's why I hate many of you.

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The remainder of Trump's life will largely be dictated by whether the judge gives him 1) bail, 2) house arrest, or 3) jail, while he awaits trial. If it's 1 or 2, he'll likely try to delay his trial for the last couple years of his expected lifespan. If it's 3, he'll just rot.
Trump will argue that with his age and poor health, he shouldn't rot in a cell while awaiting trial, particularly during a pandemic (which he ironically created).

Prosecutors will argue that Trump is a risk of flight, and a risk of selling state secrets, if he's not monitored.
It'll all come down to the whim of whichever New York state judge gets his case. But the most likely compromise could be house arrest at Mar-a-Lago, with his visits and electronic communications monitored.
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Donald Trump skipped out on a G20 panel today and went golfing. Don't try to tell me he still has some hope of magically remaining in power. He's not even trying to keep up the illusion that he can pull it off. He's just golfing while he still can, before the criminal charges.
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It's never about whether a Republican will grow a conscience or a spine. Those concepts simply do not exist on the Republican side. It was always a question of at what point a defeated Trump would begin to get in the way of their own corrupt ambitions.
The Republicans are each going to get there at different times, because they each have different math about how Trump's squatting act is impacting their own corrupt schemes. But they were never going to remain personally loyal to him. That concept doesn't exist in the GOP either.
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- Vornado cancels property sale that would have benefited Trump

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- Trump International Hotel sale falls apart

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The Michigan certification is not being magically postponed by two weeks. That wouldn't even be legally possible. Everyone please stop panic tweeting nonsense. You are absolutely not helping our cause by spreading this kind of doomsday false information.
"But I heard..."

No, don't do that.

"But I heard" isn't a source.
Also, just because someone on the other side announces that they want something evil to happen, it doesn't mean that thing is true, or will happen, or is even physically capable of happening.

We have GOT to stop mistaking the other side's fantasies for actual real things.
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Leaks about cabinet positions are often false. Someone who wants a job leaks that they're under consideration when they're not, etc. Feel free to loudly push back whenever a bad name leaks. But don't assume Biden is behind that bad name. Most of these cabinet leaks are bullshit.
Remember the nonstop false leaks about Biden's running mate? Same thing with the cabinet. The media knows it won't face any penalty for publishing a cabinet leak from a sketchy source, because when it ends up being someone else, the public will just assume Biden changed his mind.
And yes, sometimes an administration leaks a name in order to take the public's temperature on that name. Like I said, feel free to loudly push back, just to leave no doubt.
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