“There’s an old saying in Texas about ‘find all the rope in Texas and get a tall oak tree … You know, we take justice very seriously.” During hearing on violence against Asian-Americans, Rep. Chip Roy brought up his state’s proud record of … lynching?

+ While he should be fighting Covid, Fauci is wasting time answering nonsensical, ill-informed, and Randpaulian attacks from Rand Paul. (This really is one of America’s most dangerous threats. We’re asked to waste time listening to idiots convince experts that they’re wrong.)

+ 14 House Republicans voted against a resolution condemning the military coup in Myanmar. (They didn’t condemn the one here either…)