The Season 4 premiere of “The Good Fight” imagined a world in which Hillary Clinton won the 2016 election. The rest of the season, beginning with Thursday’s episode, returns to reality, including a world in which there are no consequences for the wealthy.“This year is largely about them tackling the rich and powerful,” Sarah Steele, who plays investigator Marissa Gold on the CBS All Access show, told the Daily News.Diane Lockhart, played by Christine Baranski in her finest chunky necklaces and brooches, has been given the power to represent pro bono cases after her law firm is taken over. But ...
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Democrats hadn't carried Arizona during a presidential election since Bill Clinton won with less than 47% of the vote in the three-way 1996 race, but Joe Biden won in 2020. Every since, Republicans in Arizona have been fixated on the "Big Lie" conspiracy theory that Donald Trump actually won.
And it's not off to a strong start.
KPNX-TV political reporter Brahm Resnik on Thursday noted the "performance was not off to a great start" after google banned the volunteer sign up form Republicans were attempting to use.
UPDATE New home for volunteer sign-up on Survey Monkey. Proof of performance not off to great start. https://t.co/FC9UuslqCY— Brahm Resnik (@Brahm Resnik)1618524797.0
Resnik also reported that the state's largest county, Maricopa, may bill Republicans for "unnecessary expenditure of taxpayer dollars."
JUST IN Maricopa County to AZ Senate GOP liaison Ken Bennett: Read the subpoena. You're supposed to tell us where y… https://t.co/mIkg18eU1a— Brahm Resnik (@Brahm Resnik)1618527496.0
On Thursday's edition of CNN's "The Situation Room," medical analyst Dr. Celine Gounder tore into Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) for throwing a fit at Dr. Anthony Fauci on Capitol Hill because he is still recommending face coverings in public, demanding to know when his "freedoms" will stop being violated.
"Tough exchange over there," said anchor Wolf Blitzer. "What goes through your mind when you hear an exchange like that up on Capitol Hill?"
"Wolf, look, I think Congressman Jordan was really emotional," said Gounder. "I think that when we are angry, when we are afraid, when we're in pain, sometimes we lash out. I think, unfortunately, he lashed out at not just the messenger here, but also one of the very people who is leading us out of this mess. I think, to answer the question he was posing of Dr. Fauci, the answer is we do not know. We do not know what portion of people need to be vaccinated until you get to herd immunity. It's like asking a 5-year-old why do you not know calculus. It's been a real crash course over the past year."
"The other wrench in all of this is the rise of these new variants," added Gounder. "And if you have new variants emerging that are more infectious, that means that the percentage of people who need to be vaccinated to get to herd immunity will go up. Congressman Jordan could be part of the solution. In surveys, we see 20 percent of conservatives do not plan at all to get vaccinated. This is something he could be reaching out to his constituents about stepping out to get vaccinated and getting us all closer to safety, health and our freedoms."
Celine Gounder criticizes Jim Jordan's tantrum at Anthony Fauci www.youtube.com
Conspiracy loving GOP senator basted for pushing 'white supremacist Great Replacement theory' on Fox
Less than one week after Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt demanded Fox News fire Tucker Carlson for pushing a white supremacist conspiracy theory, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) pushed the same racist talking point on Fox Business.
Johnson pushed the conspiracy theory during an interview with controversial former Trump official Larry Kudlow.
"This administration wants complete open borders, and you have to ask yourself why. Is it really they want to remake the demographics of America to ensure their -- that they stay in power forever? Is that what's happening here?" Johnson asked.
Ben Wikler, the chair of the Wisconsin Democratic Party, blasted Johnson for his comments.
"Ron Johnson never met a far-right conspiracy theory he didn't like, so you had to figure he'd land on the white supremacist Great Replacement theory sooner or later. Makes me sick to my stomach that this guy—temporarily—represents Wisconsin in the Senate," Wikler said.
Johnson is up for re-election in 2022 and seems to have decided that racism is his best bet to win re-election.
Ron Johnson never met a far-right conspiracy theory he didn’t like, so you had to figure he’d land on the white sup… https://t.co/SGopyaYNsF— Ben Wikler (@Ben Wikler)1618525905.0
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