Judge Matthew Brann equated the Trump campaign’s argument to “Frankenstein’s Monster.” That and the other five best quotes from Brann’s decision, which has allowed counties across Pennsylvania to officially certify the election results.
“The parade has always been a political event,” says one Mummer. “And if there can be parties in the streets for Joe Biden and big demonstrations for this and for that, then they can’t stop the Mummers.”
He was a man with children, a big extended family, and a faith that sustained him. In one of Philly’s most violent years, he became yet another casualty. His complicated story reveals how the city failed to protect him — and so many like him.