Election Days I Have Known


by kottke.org

kottke.org— My birthday is November 3, 1979. This means that Election Day 2020 in the United States was also my 41st birthday. It was a very strange birthday. But I believe that anyone born in the first week of November who lives and/or votes in this country often finds themselves celebrating strange birthdays. Their memories and experiences of those days are different, more vivid, and more hopelessly entwine the political, civic, and personal. I was very nearly born on November 2. That was my mother’s...

www.bloomberg.com—Wisconsin AG Calls Attempt to Overturn Election ‘Undemocratic’. To continue, please click the box below to let us know you're not a robot.

kottke.org—No Evidence of Voter Fraud Reported by Election Officials Nationwide. The headline and first few paragraphs of today’s front-page story in the NY Times say it all: The Times Called Officials in Every State: No Evidence of Voter Fraud. Election officials in dozens of states representing both political parties said that there was no evidence that fraud or other irregularities played a role in the outcome of the presidential race, amounting to a forceful rebuke of President Trump’s portrait of a fraudulent election. Over the last several days, the president,...

The Independent—‘Everywhere is the office’: A day in the life of travel writer Simon Calder. Watch the video and read on for a behind-the-scenes look at the legendary travel journalist’s busy working day on the move