Josh Marshall

Josh Marshall

Editor and Publisher of TPM. Lapsed historian. Polk Award winner.

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As usual a mix of rappers and coconspirators

@emptywheel  Also secrecy seems hard to square with chain of custody, proof of when they happened, not something whipped up and backdated a year from now

This is like a mix of Shah departs Iran and Final Tap last concert at the amusement park.

“He wanted to go before the actual ceremony so that he didn’t have to ask the new president to use the plane, and he wanted to be sure it would still be designated as Air Force One for the trip.”

This is a remarkable, bracing read. If you’ve been treated before for acute schadenfreude poisoning or have a family history of schadenfreude poisoning consult your doctor to decide if this article is right for you.

Trump Scurries Off To Florida Ahead Of Biden Inauguration via @TPM 


Video of insurrectionists stealing documents on the senate floor. “I think Cruz would want us to do this so I think we’re good.” Great work, @tedcruz  (Full video and article at @NewYorker  )

Good lord this video. Like a thoroughbred making a late break in a horse race

A good illustration of why the surgical hand washing technique is really very important

Deputy Secretary of DHS Ken Cuccinelli tells NPR not only are they not stopping the Portland tactics they're going to take them nationwide. via @TPM 

Let's say it. The President intentionally and explicitly demanded a violent mob storm the center of government to force legislators to keep him in office in defiance of the constitution and the will of the country's voters.

“Madame Speaker, I have constituents outside this building right now ...” Rep Boebert just before storming of the Capitol.

We need to start understanding that these are quite literally crimes. If you call up the vote counter and tell him to change the numbers or throw away a bunch of ballots, that’s a crime. The person saying no doesn’t make it not a crime.

I will be the one to shut it down. I'm not going to blame you for it.

Holy Shit. Florida GOPer caught on tape telling fellow FL GOPers to make false voter registrations in Georgia so they could vote to save Loeffler and Perdue. He in fact DID register in Georgia and is now under investigation.

Las Vegas Mayor offers city as "control group", "we offer to be a control group" to see how many people die without social distancing.