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Every once in a while, even Stephen Colbert will feel obliged to take a fellow liberal to the woodshed (but only if the spanking is funny). Sensitive as he is to bluster, the Late Show host couldn’t help but notice when a certain MSNBC anchor overhyped the evening’s featured segment.

Certainly the story was news, reported by an outstanding and trusted journalist — as proved by the viral coverage that followed. But did it merit a 20-minute buildup? Was there a feeling of anti-climax at the conclusion?

Colbert was hardly alone in thinking so — but at least he wrung a few good laughs from this episode.

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy

Screenshot from Aug. 25, 2020 edition of Daily Kos / Youtube

Reprinted with permission from DailyKos

A federal district judge in New York ruled Monday that the U.S. Postal Service has to treat election mail as a priority, another loss for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy in the courts. The judge, Victor Marrero, also ordered that overtime and extra deliveries had to be permitted by the USPS as election mail demands. This came in a suit brought by several candidates for office and New York voters against Donald Trump and DeJoy.

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