Trumpery: State of Texas sues Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan, and Wisconsin *directly* in #SCOTUS.

The latest bit of gross stupidity and waste of state taxpayer funds is one state suing others because fraud, something, something…. abstracting from actual votes is more representative of the will of the people….maybe…and go Constitutionally big or go home. This Texas parlor trick requires the same thing all the other 40+ suits have required, facts and evidence. Because Gorsuch, Kavanaugh, and Barrett owe Trump something, something transactional. Darn that rule of law.

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has volunteered to argue a lawsuit brought by some Pennsylvania Republicans challenging President Donald Trump’s election loss, and one legal scholar was appalled.

The Texas Republican said he would be willing to challenge the election results in oral arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court if the justices agreed to take up a lawsuit filed by Rep. Mike Kelly (R-PA), congressional candidate Sean Parnell and Pennsylvania state representative candidate Wanda Logan, and law professor Kimberly Wehle ripped Cruz in a column for The Bulwark.

“Whew! Now that Cruz is on the constitutional job, we can finally relax,” writes Wehle, a professor at the University of Baltimore School of Law and former assistant U.S. attorney. “The certified vote counts don’t resolve anything — only five unelected individuals on the U.S. Supreme Court can resolve the election!”…





  • December 8, 2020