Some news items you might have missed:
• Politico: Photographs appear to show conservative Rep. Madison Cawthorn (R-NC), who recently accused his GOP colleagues of inviting him to orgies, wearing lingerie in what appears to be a party setting. Cawthorn has staked his political persona on traditional Christian views and a kind of hyper-masculinity. Cawthorn recently divorced his wife after 8 months of marriage.
I guess the left thinks goofy vacation photos during a game on a cruise (taken waaay before I ran for Congress) is going to somehow hurt me?
They’re running out of things to throw at me…
Share your most embarrassing vacay pics in the replies🤦♂️https://t.co/YicRk0Albu
— Madison Cawthorn (@CawthornforNC) April 22, 2022
• NewNowNext: Click the link if you want to know who won RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 14.
• Deadline: Tony Award nominations will be delayed due to challenges that Broadway has faced regarding the Covid uptick that has impacted some shows. Nominations will be announced on May 9, and eligibility for shows opening in the 2021-22 season has been extended to May 4.
The announcement of Tony Award nominations will be delayed by a week, and award eligibility extended by a week, due to what producers say are “the challenges that Broadway has faced in recent weeks,” a reference to the Covid uptick that has impacted shows https://t.co/NaD4VMLx3L
— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) April 22, 2022
• The Guardian: All criminal charges against Pamela Moses, who was sentenced to six years in prison for trying to register to vote, have been dropped. Moses only registered after a probation officer signed a form indicating she was done with probation for a 2015 conviction and eligible to cast a ballot.
• CNN: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) testified today in a court case which could prevent her from running for office again due to her support of the violent insurrectionists of the January 6 invasion of the U.S. Capitol Building. Per her testimony today, she apparently doesn’t remember tweets, retweets or comments she made on social media.
Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia was confronted in court over past social media posts advocating violence against Democrats. At the hearing in Atlanta, she repeatedly said she couldn’t remember past comments or interactions. https://t.co/umb6eI26ps
— CNN (@CNN) April 22, 2022