[NWPT48]After yesterday’s tedious exercise in tediously following the election contest trial, I think I’ll just occasionally update this post with tidbits and observations as they come. Tonight I’ll post a summary and analysis of the days events.
“The Trial of the Half-Decade”
I believe it was originally the AP who called this “the trial of the century”, which I suppose isn’t saying much considering we’re only five years into it (the century that is, not the trial.) So it is no surprise that the trial is getting wide media coverage, especially in WA state. Many of you have probably read the coverage in the Seattle Times and P-I, but I also recommend the fine political reporting of Brad Shannon in The Olympian. (I’d probably also recommend the reporting of Rich Roesler, if The Spokesman-Review didn’t require a paid subscription for me to read it.) All of the MSM pretty much had the same take on the day’s events, though the award for best lead sentence goes to Ken Vogel of the TNT:
In a significant rhetorical and strategic shift, Republicans dropped the “F-word”