David Ingram and Ben Kamisar on NBC News:
Florida is on track to be the first state in the nation to punish social media companies that ban politicians like former President Donald Trump under a bill approved Thursday by the state’s Republican-led Legislature.
Republicans redefine “freedom” to mean “freedom to do what Republicans tell you to do.”
But this will keep the Republican base happy, while the leadership continues to take away healthcare and a living wage and condemn the future to a climate apocalypse. So MAGA YOLO whatever.
Federal investigators executed a search warrant on Giuliani over his role in getting Marie Yovanovitch, the US ambassador to the Ukraine, fired. She refused to cooperate in a scheme to get Hunter Biden investigated about phony corruption charges.
More precisely: The Trump administration didn’t care whether Biden was investigated it. They just wanted to plant a story in the press that he was being investigated.￼
Shawn Hubler at the NY Times: Arnold Schwarzenegger Is No Longer the Governor of California. Right? — Arnold Schwarzenegger, who left office in a cloud of scandals, with a 29% approval rating, is now a self-described “elderly statesman” and the most popular Republican in the US.
I’m not even that big a Star Wars fan and yet I love this.