Tilting at windmills?

The COVID Diaries – 234 9th December

Donald Trump continues with his attempts to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory. At least 17 Republican run states have joined an effort to overturn Trump’s defeat, making a claim that large numbers of genuine votes in swing states should not be counted.

However, it remains unlikely this latest undemocratic attempt to maintain power will be successful — though Trump claimed this was “the big one” that would help on his alleged path to victory.

It comes after the US Supreme Court knocked back an attempt by some Trump allies to reverse the results in Pennsylvania. The nine justices rejected the bid out of hand and refused to even hear it.