Joe Biden, a truly living human president, will confirm on Wednesday that 400,000 Americans have died from the coronavirus. (The New York Times)
Mr Biden, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and their families plan to partake in the lighting of 400 lights to illuminate the perimeter of the reflective pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial at their first stop in town ahead of the inauguration on Wednesday, the committee said .
Each light is believed to represent approximately 1,000 Americans who perished in connection with the virus at the time it was sworn in.
While conservatives whine about the “censorship” of Twitter, Florida bangs the hammer on data analyst Rebekah Jones for daring to reveal the truth about how the state dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic (Tampa Bay Times).
Dominion Voting Systems may be suing MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell over “false and conspiratorial” claims. (Washington Post)
Ivanka Trump isn’t going away and you can’t make her do it. How will she shamelessly reinvent herself next? We really don’t care, do we? Yes, we promise that we will do this for the last time. (The daily beast)
Biden has selected Gary Gensler to head the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mount controller! (NPR)
Melanie Trump breaks a long tradition and does not invite her successor Jill Biden to the White House. The not quite first lady is classless until the end.
Michelle Obama kindly welcomed Melania Trump to the White House immediately after the 2016 elections to ensure that everything went smoothly … https://t.co/sK0XPpQQNA
– Michael Beschloss (@Michael Beschloss) 1610994893.0
Melania Trump is hot trash, but the national treasure Laura Benanti remains the real #BeBest melon. This is the only Melania Trump I will miss. Now someone with this lady is getting a sitcom! (CNN)
From Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to Black Lives Matter, black activism drives white paranoia. (The Atlantic)
Legal experts continue to insist that Trump can’t forgive himself because that’s gross. But he’ll probably do it anyway. (VOX)
The Justice Department has promised Trump that Joe Biden will not get his hands on Trump’s White House records. This appears to be the opposite of legal. (Business insider)
A terrifying but important firsthand account of the January 6th siege of the Capitol by lawmakers in Massachusetts. (Boston Globe)
Gwyneth Paltrow’s vagina candle exploded in a woman’s London apartment. You can’t make that up. (New York Post)
The Frenchwoman Jeanne Pouchain is not dead or not resting. She is very much alive, but the authorities don’t believe her. (Seattle Times)
Hey Marvel Comics fans! I am recapitulating the new WandaVision series on Disney Plus. The first two episodes were great fun. (The AV Club)
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