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PBC News & Comment: Angry Centrist Dems Blame the Left They Trampled

In post-election caucus conference, conservaDems blame socialists and “defund the police”, hurling GOP talking points for killing Blue Wave fantasy…--former CIA officer Abigail Spanberger demonizes the left for her narrow win in red district in VA, reflecting a sense of entitlement

--Norman Solomon argues that progressives held their noses to support Biden

--WashPost centrist opinionist Paul Waldman surprises with strong defense of lefties

--led by quote from veteran Democratic loser Bob Shrum, NY Times grossly misreads results of California ballot measures to dismiss liberals

--San Francisco initiatives tax overpaid CEO’s and tech companies

--at MintPress, Alan Mcleod asks if coverup of Hunter Biden attacks helped Biden win

--latest vote count puts Biden ahead in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Arizona and Nevada

--Trump’s desperate lies about voter fraud and election fraud causes GOP winners to begin to distance from their Dear Tweeter: you’re on your own, Don

--even Karl Rove, the architect of stolen elections in 2000 and 2004, says this one can’t be saved

--Eric Trump competes with Don Jr. to spread lies and try to enforce loyalty on GOP mob

--on “Fox News”, anchors split from Trump’s prime time cultists

--Philly police arrest armed Hummer crew with Qanon ties who may have plotted mayhem at election center

--Trump’s lawsuits aren’t getting any love from judges

--recounts are certain in Georgia and Wisconsin, which may delay day of reckoning

--Twitter bans a Steve Bannon account after “heads on a pike” comment

--our daily Covid-19 update, edited by Linda Lewis

--$26 billion opioid settlement gains momentum

--TrumpCo busts union representing immigration judges

--US formally exits Paris climate agreement

--while we were distracted by the election, Israel carries out biggest West Bank demolition in decade

--new film celebrates Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense, which is mostly a myth