In the news today: There’s a new federal website for ordering COVID-19 tests. A bit of light has been shed on why one liberal Supreme Court justice has been hearing oral arguments remotely rather than in person: It’s because Justice Neil Gorsuch is refusing to wear a mask, despite being asked to by the chief justice himself. The sex trafficking investigation into Rep. Matt Gaetz appears to be continuing; a Gaetz ex-girlfriend was reportedly given immunity from prosecution in exchange for her grand jury testimony. How … intriguing.
Also, the latest trend among Republican governors seems to be a desire to use their states to mount their own private armies to fight the movement’s ideological battles. If that seems like a bad idea to you, congratulations: You’re smarter than two Republican governors.
Here’s some of what you may have missed: