Netanyahu Let the Dogs Out: “Votes were still being counted and results were not final. But if preliminary indications were correct, Israel was potentially headed to its most right-wing government, bolstered by a strong showing from the ultranationalist Religious Zionism party, whose members use inflammatory anti-Arab and anti-LGBTQ rhetoric.” Israel’s Netanyahu appears to edge toward victory after vote. (You know there’s a guy in Florida watching this political comeback very closely.)

+ Jair Apparent: Bolsonaro didn’t admit defeat, but he announced that the transition of power would begin. His supporters aren’t as open to that idea. Bolsonaro supporters call on military to keep him in power.

+ Gin and Chthonic: “The messages were part of a batch of eight emails — obtained by POLITICO — that Eastman had sought to withhold from the Jan. 6 select committee but that a judge ordered turned over anyway, describing them as evidence of likely crimes committed by Eastman and Trump.” Trump lawyers saw Clarence Thomas as ‘only chance’ to stop 2020 election certification. I wonder who gave them that idea.

+ Commander in Grief: After an explosive report from ESPN, Washington Commanders co-owners Dan and Tanya Snyder announced that they have hired Bank of America Securities to explore potential transactions involving the team.

+ Raving Lunatics: One of the first laws Italy’s new right-wing government is trying to pass would outlaw raves. It’s sounds almost funny, but it’s not.

+ Dead Set: Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis during filming of her show’s final season, Christina Applegate was determined to finish the story. NYT (Gift Article). Christina Applegate Pours One Out for Dead to Me. “It’s not like I came on the other side of it, like, ‘Woohoo, I’m totally fine,’ … Acceptance? No. I’m never going to accept this. I’m pissed.”