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Move along now. Nothing to see here.

Mitch McConnell is going to spare all of us the silly little details of the abbreviated FBI investigation into Kavanaugh’s creepy past. The vote must be expedited so the public will not see what’s in the report. Only the senators will. I’m betting the Democrats will get the redacted version.

WASHINGTON ― The report from the FBI’s background investigation into the sexual assault allegations leveled against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh will be shown only to members of the Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced Tuesday.

“We will get an FBI report soon. It will be made available to each senator and only senators will be allowed to look at it. That’s the way these reports are always handled,” McConnell told reporters on Capitol Hill, noting that background investigations are typically added to a nominee’s file for senators to access.

Well, Ok then.

Let’s see what Thursday brings.

OT: The new version of the WordPress App for iPhone iz weird. Me no likey.

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Fall is here.

The opening lines of this one sound like autumn. Beautiful song from an unexpected collaboration: