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Insanity Wrap #136: Intriguing - Palm Beach to Decide Whether Trump Can Live in the Building He Owns

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File

Insanity Wrap needs to know: When is the owner of a property merely a guest on that property?

Answer: Palm Beach is going to get back to you on that one.

Before we get to the sordid details, a quick preview of today’s Wrap.

  • Voter suppression is in the eye of the FB
  • Sometimes the roads fall off
  • Kristen Chenoweth self-cancels with the most embarrassing Dem-worship ever

And so much more.

Shall we begin?

This Is Not a Sane World, Exhibit #1,000,006

Voter Suppresion
 (AP)
Democrat operatives including Lincoln Project spread disinformation to suppress the conservative vote

This is voter suppression and social media will ban you and the FBI will arrest you:

The suspect behind the right-wing Twitter troll account “Ricky Vaughn” was arrested by federal authorities Wednesday for spreading “disinformation” through memes during the 2016 presidential race in an alleged “election interference” scheme to limit black voter turnout.

31-year-old Douglass Mackey is accused of conspiring with others to encourage black voters through social media to cast their ballots via text message. If convicted of the one conspiracy against rights charge, Mackey could be imprisoned for up to 10 years.

Much more at the link.

This is not voter suppression and Twitter is fine with it, and apparently, so is the FBI:

Insanity Wrap hopes this clears things up for you.

Your Daily Dose of Mostly Peaceful Protest

Meanwhile, in the Pacific Northwest, a months-long and quite genuine insurrection continues, and continues to be largely ignored by the country’s infotainment industry — formerly known as the “Complicit Media,” before that known as the “Democrat-Media Complex,” and prior to that the “Mainstream Media.”

Insanity Wrap is old enough to remember when we just called it “the news.”

The Craziest Person in the World (Today)

Insanity Wrap Does Not Live at Mar-a-Lago
 (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

 

Palm Beach Officials Looking Into Rule That Would Prevent Trump From Living More Than 7 Consecutive Days In His Mar-a-Lago Estate

Insanity Wrap’s craziest person(s) in the world (today) is anyone trying to tell a billionaire and former president where he may live.

And yet:

Only days after House Minority Speaker Kevin McCarthy joined President Trump for a meeting at Mar-a-Lago, officials in Palm Beach, Florida, where President Trump, Melania, and their teenage son Barron have moved on January 20, after leaving the White House, are trying to find ways to kick them out of their home.

Palm Beach Post reports – “Our town attorney is reviewing the agreement and the laws surrounding it,” Palm Beach Town Manager Kirk Blouin told The Hill.

They argue that staying long-term at the estate violates Trump’s agreement with the town authorizing the club. The agreement prohibits members and guests from staying in the guest suites for more than seven days at a time.

What about the owner?

In the Olden Times — which date all the way back to January 19, 2021 — local officials might quietly make certain adjustments to accommodate a former president.

By going public at all, certain officials are being needlessly partisan and petty, giving lie (once again) to all the “unity” BS we’ve had shoved at our faces these last few weeks.

Previously On Insanity Wrap: POLITICO Goes Full ‘Dr. Strangelove’ in the White House Press Room

The Absolute Very Worst Thing You’ll See All Day

Insanity Wrap was fortunate enough to receive a heads-up before watching this, so we fortified ourselves with half a Bloody Mary before pressing Play.

Granted, we did mix a double.

Is half a double one regular?

Sorry, we got lost in a tangent for a moment there.

In any case, Insanity Wrap very nearly headlined this item “The Absolute Very Worst Thing You’ll See All Week,” but we’ve learned better than to tempt 2021 that way.

Exit Question: We’re in for a minimum of four years of treacly celebrity Dem worship, aren’t we?

And Now For a Brief Moment of Sanity

Kushner Nobel
 (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

 

Kushner, deputy nominated for Nobel Peace Prize over Israel deals

Well, good:

Jared Kushner, the White House adviser under former President Trump, was nominated Sunday for the Nobel Peace Prize over his efforts in negotiating deals between Israel, the United Arab Emirates and other countries in the region over a hectic four-month period last year.

Reuters reported that Kushner and Avi Berkowitz, his former deputy, were nominated by Alan Dershowitz, the professor emeritus of Harvard Law School. Reuters called the deals the “most significant diplomatic breakthroughs in the Middle East in 25 years,” and many Trump supporters said the media downplayed their magnitude in order to hurt his chances at reelection.

Well, yes.

Barack Obama had (just) enough decency to seem vaguely embarrassed when he was given the Nobel Prize for Peace as some kind of participation trophy.

The Nobel Committee ought to be embarrassed if they allow Trump Derangement Syndrome to prevent them from doing the right thing regarding the Abraham Accords.

Insanity Wrap isn’t crazy enough to think they will, however.

Meanwhile, in Russia

Insanity Wrap would forgive anyone mistaking Putin’s Moscow for Biden’s Washington, D.C.

Here’s Another Damn Thing We’re Supposed to Be Concerned About

California storm washes out part of Highway 1 near Big Sur

This is not the big deal you might think it is.

True Story.

Years and years ago, Insanity Wrap’s own mother moved to the far northern reaches of California.

Scenic Eureka, Calf., to be exact. “Behind the Redwood Curtain,” the locals called it.

When we flew out for our first visit, she advised us to look into booking a connecting flight from San Francisco instead of making the five-plus hour drive north from the Bay Area.

“Why?” we asked.

“Because sometimes the roads fall off.”

Our Midwestern sensibilities were flummoxed: “The roads fall off of WHAT?”

So, yes, when you build a highway on a muddy slope just above the ocean in a place with lots of rain, sometimes the roads fall off.

One More Thing…

Bernie Mittens

Finally, a use for Mittens.

That’s a Wrap for today.

Come back tomorrow for another Insanity Wrap…

…assuming we make it that long.

Previously On Insanity Wrap: Sheila Jackson-Lee Will Decide if You’re Sane Enough to Buy a Gun