Tuesday is election day in California as Gov. Gavin Newsom faces a recall, solely the fourth gubernatorial recall election in U.S. historical past. On this installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew checks in on the recall and different upcoming races and discusses how former President Donald Trump’s endorsement of 1 specific candidate is shaping the Wyoming major. In addition they discuss surveys on Democrats’ $3.5 trillion social coverage and local weather change invoice and whether or not they’re or dangerous use of polling. Later within the present, FiveThirtyEight senior writers Maggie Koerth and Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux come on to
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Never attribute to malice, states Hanlon’s razor, that which is adequately explained by stupidity. In defiance of that precept, many liberals have suggested that the Republican Party’s subversion of the pandemic response is a plot to undermine the Biden presidency.
“The right’s strategy on COVID-19 vaccines, as planned and executed by the Republican Party and Fox News, was a [sic] simple as it was sinister: sabotage President Joe Biden’s rollout by sacrificing the bodies of their own supporters,” argues Amanda Marcotte. “The GOP plan was to sabotage herd immunity and blame Democrats for it,”