This week in Pennsylvania, we saw a man charged for dumping gasoline and a lawmaker try to douse the growing calls for a “forensic investigation” of the 2020 election. George Smith, a truck driver from New Jersey, was charged for allegedly dumping more than 4,000 gallons of gas into a stream in Brookhaven, Delaware County, killing wildlife and causing water contamination that led to an elementary school evacuation. On the other side of the state, state Sen. Dan Laughlin published an op-ed in hopes of keeping his Republican-colleagues from sparking an election audit, saying the spectacle will “only further the paranoid atmospherics.” 

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