“The statement late Thursday by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency amounted to the most direct repudiation to date of Trump’s efforts to undermine the integrity of the contest, and echoed repeated assertions by election experts and state officials.” Repudiating Trump, officials say election ‘most secure in American history.'” (Expect tweets, tantrums, and firings.)

+ “The shocking lack of specifics, which Trump’s critics mock as laughably unserious for something so consequential, is not a deficiency. It is the feature of his strategy.” Trump’s Crazy and Confoundingly Successful Conspiracy Theory.

+ The New Yorker: Is This a Coup, or Just Another Trump Con? It’s both. And it’s also a conspiracy. Don’t forget those who are perpetrating it.