It’s Friday occasions. The week has been crammed with highlights and lowlights, and all of these lights concern an assault on our centuries-old experiment within the idea of consultant democracy. The Jan. 6 committee hearings this week noticed former Trump Chief of Workers Mark Meadows’ prime aide, Cassidy Hutchinson, testify about how absolutely onboard everyone was with disrupting our nation’s democratic processes. She additionally touched on how Donald Trump throws issues when he’s being petulant. The Supreme Court docket made it clear that the radical-right management of the Court docket means a return to an archaic theocratic idea of human rights that principally solely consists of white male landowners. Extra particularly, male landowners who observe a really cultist type of Christianity that the Founding Fathers would have caught on a ship and despatched again to Europe in the event that they had been alive as we speak.
Right here is a few of what you might need missed: