Who Won the Week? 12/13/2020

FWWTWIt’s time for another Who Won the Week prompt. The idea behind Who Won the Week is for you to select who (or what) you think “won” this past week. Your selection can be anyone or anything — politicians, celebrities, athletes, authors, bloggers, your friends or family members, books, movies, TV shows, businesses, organizations, whatever.

I will be posting this prompt on Sunday mornings (my time). If you want to participate, write your own post designating who you think won the week and why you think they deserve your nod. Then link back to this post and tag you post with FWWTW.

Sometimes I struggle to come up with even one designated winner for Who Won the Week. But this week I struggled to choose between the hope that the approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine and the nail in the coffin to Trump’s ludicrous attempt to reverse the results of the presidential election.In the end I chose the Supreme Court of the United States. On Friday, the Supreme Court, in a brief order, rejected the Texas AG’s lawsuit to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory in four critical swing states. The court said that Texas did not have the legal right to sue those other states, thus ending Trump’s desperate attempt to use the Supreme Court, with its 6-3 conservative majority, including three justices appointed by Trump, to overturn the election results.

What about you? Who (or what) do you think won the week?

One-Liner Wednesday — Brainwashed or Brain Dead?

Following Joe Biden’s election victory, 70% of Republicans say they don’t believe the election was “free and fair” and almost 40% think the results will be overturned.

Politico Morning Consult

As long as media outlets like Fox News are allowed to blatantly lie to their viewers, most of whom are conservative Republicans, the majority of Republicans and around four in ten Americans will continue to believe that Trump didn’t lose the 2020 presidential election, even though he irrefutablly did.

Written for this week’s One-Liner Wednesday prompt from Linda G. Hill.

Outcome Is Still Pending

It’s been a tough couple of weeks leading up to the U.S. presidential election this past Tuesday. And still, we sit in suspense three days later waiting for the fat lady to sing so that we’ll finally know, definitively, what the final outcome will be.

I surmise that in his zeal to stay in office (and potentially to avoid prosecution for his crimes), Donald Trump will pull out all the legal stops to try to invalidate what stands now as a four million vote lead in the popular vote and a narrow Electoral College victory.

His divisive rhetoric, his claims of fraud with no supporting evidence, his unjustified lawsuits, and his threat to have the Supreme Court, rather than American voters, decide the election, are intended to cast doubt on the legitimacy of the election and to further divide the country and to stow discontent.

This behavior alone is enough to prove beyond a shadow of a doubt that Donald Trump does not deserve to serve another four year term as President of the United States. In fact, it proves that he shouldn’t have been elected to serve a first term.

Written for these daily prompts: The Daily Spur (couple), Ragtag Daily Prompt (suspense), Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (surmise), and Your Daily Word Prompt (zeal).