Action Packed Court: “The Supreme Court announced on Monday that it will hear Students for Fair Admissions v. President & Fellows of Harvard College and Students for Fair Admissions v. University of North Carolina, two cases that present an existential threat to affirmative action in university admissions.”

+ Gingrichter Scale: Outrage as Newt Gingrich says Capitol attack investigators could be jailed. Liz Cheney: “A former speaker of the House is threatening jail time for members of Congress who are investigating the violent attack on our Capitol and our constitution. This is what it looks like when the rule of law unravels.” Bingo.

+ Maritime’s Up: “A cruise ship that was supposed to dock in Miami has instead sailed to the Bahamas, after a U.S. judge granted an order to seize the vessel as part of a lawsuit over $4 million in unpaid fuel.” (Ever think the universe it trying to send you a message not to take a f–ckin’ cruise?)

+ Put Some Index on It: “Percentage of Republicans and Democrats, respectively, who got a flu shot in the 2019–20 flu season: 53, 56 … Who say they have gotten or are very likely to get a flu shot this season : 44, 68.” Politics is everything. There’s much more interesting data in this month’s Harper’s Index (which 40% of Americans say is not an index at all and that the data comes from a source other than Harper’s…)