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Remainders: "You're Not A TV person, Ed" Edition

NBC, Fox, and CBS all cancel "Prime-time President Live!" before the end of the first episode. [AP]


Bush Administration still doing everything it can to invent new metaphor to explain its inability to affect gas prices. [Think Progress]

Wonk'd! An operative shares: "So I just saw Jenna - about a 45 min ago....minutes before her Dad's big speech....and you won't believe where. First, I spotted her hottie of a boyfriend in a brand new green Saab....anyhow Jenna was coming out of my TANNING salon in Arlington. I guess getting a good tan is more important to her than social security....The workers inside even confirmed it was her."

TIVO alert: Matt Drudge on C-SPAN Friday morning at 8 AM Eastern. Jeff Gannon on HBO's Real Time With Bill Maher at 11 PM.

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Look, it is your afternoon Nice Times at the Supreme Court! It is also your WUT and HUH Times, with Justices Thomas, Sotomayor, Kagan and Gorsuch joining in an opinion by RBG tossing a challenge to Virginia's new, fair districts. Go know!

After the 2010 Census, Republicans in the Virginia House of Delegates did what they do best -- they stole more elections, redrawing the electoral map to ensure themselves a supermajority for all eternity. Why let the voters choose their representatives when the representatives can pick their own voters as the founders intended, right? Voters in 12 of the affected districts sued the Virginia State Board of Elections in 2014 to invalidate the districts as illegal racial gerrymanders, and the House of Delegates intervened in Bethune-Hill v. Va. State Bd. of Elections to support the Board and defend its own power.

After extensive litigation including a trip up to the Supreme Court in 2017, the District Court in the Eastern District of Virginia tossed 11 of the districts as illegal racial gerrymanders and ordered the maps redrawn in 2018. At which point, the Commonwealth of Virginia noped out and quit defending the old, craptastic districts, which should have been the end of it.

BUT NO. The Virginia House of Delegates, which is still held by the GOP despite their party netting nine percent fewer votes than Democrats in the 2017 election, vowed to fight on.

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