A pretty full bag today. As we noted yesterday, it was primary day for the 2022 midterm. There are lot's of sites to get the rundown, Red State, LIVE ELECTION RESULTS: Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Kentucky, Idaho, and Oregon Primaries, PJ Media, LIVE RESULTS: Primaries in Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Kentucky, Idaho, and Oregon, Sundance at CTH, Primary Elections in Idaho, Kentucky, North Carolina, Oregon, and Pennsylvania – Results and Open Discussion, Twitchy, PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS: PA, NC, KY, ID, and OR. AP, Midterm updates. AllahPundit at Haut Hair, Live results: Girondins vs. Montagnards in Pennsylvania. Which brings us to the race of most interest (IHMO), the GOP Senate race in Pennsylvania, touted as at test of Trumps power of endorsement, JTN's Nicholas Ballasy, Trump support of Dr. Oz puts kingmaker status to the test in 3-way Pennsylvania GOP primary race. In this race TV hucksdoctor Mehmet Oz, noted insurrectionist and racist, Kathy Barnett and plain vanilla Republican Dave McCormick were pretty close in the last polls, with Oz on top, closely followed by Barnette and McCormick. Currently, Oz and McCormick are dueling it while mail in vote comes in, with Oz at 32.26% and McCormick with 32.06%, and Barnette stuck in the 20% range. This report from Breitbart appears to have played out, Poll: Kathy Barnette Losing Support, Voters Shifting to David McCormick, Carla Sands. At PJ Media, Bob Spencer wonders Does Dr. Mehmet Oz Believe in the Freedom of Speech? Now Dr. Oz Wants His Senate Race Opponent Barred From the Race for Thoughtcrime. From the Wombats In The Mailbox: 05.17.22 Da Tech Guy: A Black Woman For The GOP. Or not.
Another race of note was that of the young and 'controversial' but Trump endorsed Republican Matthew Cawthorn in NC. Insty, BREAKING: Madison Cawthorn Projected to Lose Primary After Series of Scandals, Per Projection. UPDATE: Cawthorn concedes North Carolina GOP House primary after string of missteps. NYPO, Rep. Madison Cawthorn loses North Carolina GOP primary after public stumbles. Althouse cites the NYT, "The defeat for now ends Mr. Cawthorn’s brief political career, which began with the promise of being the youngest person ever elected to Congress."
When I saw the news about Cawthorn, I did not think: Where will his meteoric career zoom next. I thought: Okay, now I don't have to think about Madison Cawthorn anymore.Was she worried Democrats might assassinate him?
"And early spending — and thus early expression — is critical to a newcomer’s success. A large personal loan also may be a useful tool to signal that the political outsider is confident enough in his campaign to have skin in the game, attracting the attention of donors and voters alike."
Wrote Chief Justice John Roberts, quoted in "Supreme Court Rules for Ted Cruz in Campaign Finance Case/The Texas senator challenged a federal law that put a $250,000 cap on repayments of candidates’ loans to their campaigns using postelection contributions" (NYT).
Laura Hanford at Da Fed catches Fairfax, Virginia Schools May Expel Elementary Students For ‘Misgendering’ People "In Fairfax County, Virginia, changes set to be approved May 26 would punish ‘malicious misgendering’ at the same level as assault and battery." Whatever happened to "sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me?" At the Right Scoop, Mom reads daughter’s homework assignment and immediately gets shut down by school board
NYPo, Pennsylvania teacher busted for sexual relationship with student after husband alerts principal "Remarkably, Ortz’s predecessor as the school’s music director, Jonathan Priano, 37, is facing similar charges of sexual misconduct with students."
A mom in @ClarkCountySch reads from a graphic assignment her daughter was required to do. Her mic then gets cut off because it’s inappropriate for a public discussion.— Libs of TikTok (@libsoftiktok) May 17, 2022
Adults can’t handle hearing this content yet they readily give it to kids in school. How does it make sense? pic.twitter.com/GFP1bGhNlg
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