Welcome to Tuesday, everybody! The legislative branch of the government was able to take time away from not getting anything done to lift the debt ceiling, so that’s something. Centrist—or more honestly, conservative—Democrats continue to hide behind their even more cowardly Republican counterparts. Corruption pays in Florida. Everything is bigger in Texas, including the blinding hypocrisy of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, who is deciding on how big government can regulate private businesses by not allowing them to follow public health guidelines. Oh, yeah, and Georgia seems to be shredding people’s right to vote—literally.
Here is some of what you may have missed: