I’ll be honest — I had to look a little harder than usual to find some good news this week. But it was there! Here’s some news that I think will make you smile.
All criminal charges have been dropped against Pamela Moses, the Memphis woman who was sentenced to six years in prison for trying to register to vote. Source
A state court in Kansas threw out a new map of congressional districts as an unconstitutional gerrymander. Source
Emmanuel Macron won re-election as France’s president after defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right candidate many in Russia favored.
An analysis of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s (R) border stunt found that his increased inspections resulted in zero migrant detentions or illegal drug seizures, despite allegedly costing the Lone Star State billions of dollars.
Donald Trump has been held in contempt by a NY Judge, and will be fined $10,000 per day until he hands over the materials requested by AG Letitia James. Source
Disney informed its investors that Florida Governor DeSantis’ attempt to dissolve its special taxing district was illegal because it violated the ‘pledge’ the state made when it enacted the district in 1967.
I can’t even begin to recount the number of scandals that have come to light about freshman Congressman Madison Cawthorn (R), although I tried in this TikTok. As soon as I posted it, another scandal hit the Daily Mail…
The DOJ is suing Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chair, for almost $3 million in penalties related to his alleged failure to file reports disclosing more than 20 bank accounts he controlled in foreign countries.
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Yay, Pamela Moses! That is very good news.
Boo, Greg Abbott! I can’t wait to vote you out, you dumbass.