On Their Heels?
No one particular actually understands how the politics of abortion will participate in out in the courageous new entire world of Dobbs. Not in the midterms. Absolutely not extensive time period. But early indications issue to some GOP squeamishness about the effects of the Supreme Courtroom choice on their midterm potential customers.
The GOP defensiveness manifests itself in three strategies:
1. Downplaying the affect of Dobbs
TPM: GOP Guvs Brush Off Dobbs
2. Not producing Dobbs the centerpiece of their midterm campaigns
3. Loser vibes
Linda Greenhouse: Requiem for the Supreme Court
Heather Cox Richardson: Dobbs defenders insist it does not outlaw abortion
Some Historical Point of view
About Individuals Exceptions
Protests All Weekend
The Latest Polling
CBS has the very first major poll since Dobbs:
TPM: GOP Applicant Drops Out Following Alleged Assault On Dem Rival At Abortion Rights Rally
TPM: GOP Rep Draws Backlash Soon after Praising Overturn Of Roe As ‘Victory Of White Life’
Will have to Reads
Jeff Sharlet for Vanity Truthful: January 6 Was Only The Starting
Ron Brownstein for The Atlantic: America Is Escalating Apart, Quite possibly for Very good
Rick Hasen for NYT: No One Is Above the Legislation, and That Begins With Donald Trump
Paying The Rate For Stepping Out Of Line
Residence GOPers who showed a glimmer of anti-Trump spine confront critical blowback in their re-election campaigns. But it’s most likely not the defining vote you are contemplating about! The WaPo with a superior tiny story on the GOP associates who voted for a Jan. 6 commission and are now paying the price. Try to remember: The Jan. 6 fee in no way arrived to be and as a substitute Nancy Pelosi made the choose committee that Kevin McCarthy boycotted.
Welcome To The Social gathering, NYT!
The paper of history discovers the The Bizarre Tale of Tina Peters
If You’ve Lost Kilmeade …
The Fox and Good friends host says Trump was “unhinged” and indignant in between Election Working day and Jan. 6: “So I feel how you get rid of in life defines who you are, and even if there are matters that trouble you, welcome to the globe.”
The NYT headline captures the absurdist high-quality to this weekend’s kerfuffle: Rudy Giuliani Smacked on Back Although Campaigning on Staten Island
The NYPost goes all Zapruder with the surveillance online video.
President Biden signed the most substantial gun command in a generation Saturday. How did Mitch McConnell get on board with these a detail? Partially by defining the bill as a resolution not for gun violence but for psychological health and fitness and faculty safety. But it is a little bit more challenging:
Building The Rounds
From Sarah Huckabee Sanders victory speech past month:
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