“We expected more of Donald Trump,” Maureen Dowd writes in The New York Times.
“An epic, Jack Nicholson-in-the-Overlook-Hotel meltdown, not just Rose Garden-variety mewling. A conspiracy with grandiosity, not merely pathetic blathering about pointless lawsuits from his entitled children and oddballs Rudy Giuliani and Richard Grenell.
“The president has had all this time to hatch a spidery plot to ruin democracy on the way out the door, and this is the best he can come up with?
“The election has been stolen!
“What’s your proof?
“Because I’m losing.
“This, from the man who has been hailed as an evil genius of media manipulation?
“John Roberts was no doubt relieved that the president’s legal feints were so lame and threadbare that the Supreme Court would probably not have to do another indefensible Bush v. Gore decision to save their benefactor.”
The rest of the column is here.