The media and various election analysis organizations have called this election for Biden, but some Trump supporters have been alleging fraud based on irregularities in the vote counting process. I don't know a lot about the post-election tabulation process, but I know a thing or two about raw data.I spent about 10 years of my life working for a company that provided … [Read more...] about The Election is Probably the Usual Mess
I figure with the election approaching, it's time for me to post my endorsement, and if you're a regular reader of my blog, it will not be a surprise: Vote Trump Out.Yes, I realize that tons of people have already voted, and that I will change no one's mind. But I'm posting this anyway, just to make sure I say something.First, though, a quick note about Joe Biden. … [Read more...] about Election 2020: Vote Trump Out!
So I was watching the news this week, and I have stumbled across what is, at least to my non-lawyer mind, a legal ethics puzzle.The Senate has been holding confirmation hearings on the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. And in response to many questions, she has declined to answer on the grounds that the subject of the question -- climate change, … [Read more...] about What’s the difference between a confirmation hearing and dicta?
I was thinking of reviewing tonight's debate between Donald Trump and Joe Biden, but Michael Siegel has saved me the trouble by posting an anticipatory draft of his debate reaction piece ahead of time:Overall, neither candidate scored big nor did either candidate damage himself irreparably. Biden was competent in his answers and Trump was … well, whatever his supporters … [Read more...] about First 2020 Debate Review: Alternative Scenarios
I haven't been writing much about Trump lately, in part for reasons I detailed in an earlier post, but I figure now that we're in the final runup to the election, I should say something about why I believe it would be a bad idea to give him another four years in office. I started by reviewing my earlier posts about him, and I was surprised to discover that pretty much … [Read more...] about Trump campaign déjà vu