Three current and former Cherokee County, North Carolina Department of Social Services leaders have been arrested on dozens of criminal charges for separating children from their parents without the oversight of a judge.
From 1962 to 1963 the BBC aired a satirical show about the news, “That Was the Week That Was,” that later crossed the pond to NBC in 1964. David Frost, and others, would pick apart the week’s current events, highlighting the ridiculous. The week that just ended would have been perfect for their show.
Judge Fred Biery’s order that state officials allow mail-in voting for all eligible voters in upcoming elections seems totally disconnected from the law and reads like a manifesto from a wannabe philosopher-king, complete with rhetorical flourishes, endnotes, and appendices.