“In the aftermath of the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol, more than 100 major companies pledged to suspend political giving to the members of Congress who voted to invalidate Joe Biden’s presidential victory.” But time passes. People move on. And what’s the big deal, it’s only the foundation of our democracy at stake. ProPublica: Fortune 500 Companies Have Given Millions to Election Deniers Since Jan. 6.

+ Sadly, the story of the midterm elections may be less about November 8 and more about the days and weeks that follow. And Pennsylvania is a key state to watch. The New Yorker: How Election Subversion Went Mainstream in Pennsylvania.

+ Election denialism is all the rage these days. Let’s hope Reuters is right: Brazil’s Bolsonaro to accept election loss in speech to nation. “The presidential address may defuse protests by his supporters who have blocked highways in many states across Brazil, along with pro-Bolsonaro truckers calling for him to defy the electoral victory of leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva.”