CHICAGO — There were cocktails and spotless white table linens, ball gowns and sequined bikinis. There were proclamations from politicians, toasts, standing ovations, musical tributes — and even, as the evening wore on, what appeared to be an open-ended marriage proposal for the man of the hour. At the center of it all was an affable 80-year-old Chicagoan in tan trousers and a knit shirt, who made his way to the stage with the help of a cane. Gazing out over a few hundred eager faces, Jim Flint proclaimed himself “very, very lucky.” “Where I come from, with 13 kids in public housing, I never t...
In a press release this Friday, Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) announced that she will be introducing an article of impeachment against President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
"Joe Biden willfully abandoned his duty as President of the United States and violated his constitutional oath to 'take care that the laws be faithfully executed' by failing to ensure the national security of the United States and its citizens," the press release read. "Joe Biden and Kamala Harris handed over billions of dollars of American-made weapons to the very scum of the earth that we spent $2 trillion fighting. The Biden regime is not being held accountable. There have been no resignations, no indictments, no investigations, no congressional oversight, no outcry from the mainstream media, and no apologies—so I'm stepping up to hold Biden and Harris accountable by filing articles of impeachment for giving aid and comfort to America's enemies and colluding with the Taliban."
But as journalist Jake Sherman points out, Boebert botched her initial announcement by misspelling the word "impeach."
Former Republican Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods delivered a withering rebuke of the Cyber Ninjas "audit" of his state's 2020 vote count during an appearance on CNN Friday.
While talking with host Alisyn Camerota, Woods said he was surprised at how "100 percent incompetent" the operation was, as he at least expected it to make up a flimsy pretext to claim former President Donald Trump really won the election that he lost decisively to President Joe Biden.
That said, Woods argued that uncovering purported "voter fraud" wasn't really the purpose of the "audit" in the first place.
"They're in it for the money, okay?" he said. "It is a grift. There's a lot of grifters we have been exposed to, I was attorney general for years. I dealt with grifters every day, this is how they act."
Woods then explained why Cyber Ninjas were likely to try pulling the same trick in other states that the pulled in Arizona.
"You would think they'd say this didn't work out, we'll go home, feel bad about what happened -- no, they're not, they never give up," he said. "They move to the next mark. The next marks are the [other] states."
Watch the video below.
'It's a grift': Former Republican Arizona AG blows the lid off the Cyber Ninjas 'audit' scam www.youtube.com
Trump is throttling GOP's chance of winning young voters: 'Any message that sounds intolerant of diversity is a nonstarter'
Writing in the Los Angeles Times this Friday, Janet Hook points out that Republicans are "on the losing end of one of the biggest demographic shifts of the last 20 years," namely Millennial and Gen Z voters who identify with the Democratic Party.
In an attempt to close the gap, Republicans are aggressively courting conservative youth, but it's gearing up to be an uphill battle.
"Republicans are at a big disadvantage among young voters — Democrats in 2020 won their support by about 25 percentage points — in part because a majority believe progressive policies best address their economic needs," Hook writes. "Anti-immigrant rhetoric from top GOP leaders, coupled with support by white nationalists, didn't help with the most racially diverse generation in U.S. history: About 45% of millennials (people born between 1981 and 1996) and nearly half of Gen Zers (born after 1996) are people of color, compared with 30% of baby boomers."
Its true that Donald Trump's arrival to the political scene galvanized a lot of young conservatives, but polls suggest that Millennial and Gen Z Republicans identify less with Trump and are more moderate than older Republicans.
Longtime GOP pollster White Ayres explained to the LA Times that "any message that sounds intolerant of diversity and intolerant of people who are not white is a nonstarter with the vast majority" of young voters.
Read the full report over at The Los Angeles Times.
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