mattnovak
Matt Novak
mattnovak
Matt Novak is a senior writer at Gizmodo and founder of Paleofuture.com. He's writing a book about the movies U.S. presidents watched at the White House, Camp David, and on Air Force One.

It’s 100% real. I scanned it myself.

It’s far from over, but things aren’t feeling very good right now. Good morning!

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, an area that Biden needs to win if he wants to stay in this race, just finished counting absentee ballots, according to CBS News. We should know the results shortly. Read more

President Trump started his speech from the White House by falsely claiming victory in some states that are still being counted, including Georgia. But most disturbingly, Trump seemed to claim total victory by the end of his speech.

President Trump is expected to be speaking from the White House shortly. PBS Newshour has a livestream, though it’s currently just an empty podium.

The AP just called Texas for Trump. This one wasn’t very close, according to the New York Times. With 93% of the vote counted, Trump has 52.3% and Biden has just 46.2%. Read more

North Carolina is a real nail-biter right now. With roughly 95% of the votes counted in North Carolina, Trump has a narrow lead with 50.1% to Biden’s 48.7%, according to the New York Times.

Twitter has placed a warning on Trump’s latest tweet, which reads, “We are up BIG, but they are trying to STEAL the Election. We will never let them do it. Votes cannot be cast after the Polls are closed!” Read more

Biden is speaking now from Wilmington, Delaware. You can watch it on YouTube.

The Associated Press, NBC News, and CNN have all called Florida for Trump with 96% of precincts reporting.

Protected speech applies to criticism of the government.” Read more

Incitement to violence is one thing, but incitement to protest shouldn’t be illegal. If there’s an illegal public gathering during a health crisis, arrest the people there. Read more