This week’s Good News from the Resistance: Big wins this week with Bannon and Nunes getting their comeuppance, and 45 continues to fuel WH infighting; Jon Ossoff is on a roll in Georgia, and Kansas seat is now unexpectedly in play; Americans are fine with voting for a sexual predator, but advertisers abandon Fox over sexual harasser; the State of Maryland resists by passing law to fund Planned Parenthood; 38/50 Governors are up for re-election in 2018, and anti-45 resistance bodes well for Democrats; judges continue to rule against GOP’s illegal gerrymandering, this time in N.C.; it’s April recess, and Indivisible’s new website makes resisting easier than ever.
WE PALACE INTRIGUE STORIES DOMINATING NEWS AND ANGERING 45
Bannon demoted (score!), Nunes out (score!), Ivanka & Jared promoted (surprised?), and WH insiders report the bitter infighting is ramping up. WH’s official spin: This “false narrative” is little more than “creative tension.” Let the creative juices flow!
WEAPRIL SPECIAL ELECTIONS: DEMS HAVE GOOD SHOT AT GEORGIA SEAT, AND REPUBLICANS ARE FRETTING OVER KANSAS
Jon Ossoff (D-GA) has raised a staggering $8.3 million (still time to give), moving from long shot to good shot on April 18. Repubs are increasingly worried about April 11 Kansas election for seat that should have been sure shot- and now is in play.
WE THE 50+ ADVERTISERS THAT ABANDONED FOX NEWS OVER O’REILLY
Americans will vote for a sexual predator, but advertisers don’t feel quite right aligning themselves with a sexual harasser. Go figure.
WE MARYLAND FOR SAYING YES! TO PLANNED PARENTHOOD
MD becomes first state to pass law to reimburse Planned Parenthood if 45 cuts funding.
WE THAT 36 STATES WILL HOLD ELECTIONS FOR GOVERNOR IN 2018
“The key to building this party starts with your governor,” said VA Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D). Thanks to tide of anti-45 sentiment, Democrats are finally in a position to play offense.
WETHE N.C. JUDGE THAT OVERTURNED YET ANOTHER REPUBLICAN ATTEMPT TO WIN ELECTIONS THROUGH ILLEGAL GERRYMANDERING
This week’s ruling: In 2015, the Republican-controlled state legislature established one racially gerrymandered district, and illegally packed too many Democratic-leaning voters into several districts, weakening their overall voting power. It’s time to start playing fair, guys.
WE APRIL RECESS. FIND AN EVENT OR TOWN HALL NEAR YOU, GO FORTH AND RESIST!
Indivisible just launched a new website: Find where to resist, people to resist with, and what to say to your member of Congress at an office meeting or Town Hall.