Bookworm Beat 12/22/23: The last illustrated edition of 2023

Because it’s the last, it’s also the biggest. Really, really big. Hugely big and covering every topic in the news, from the Colorado Court to Sex in the Senate to Israel to so much more.

Before I get to the memes, I want to wish those of you who celebrate Christmas a very merry and blessed Christmas. And to everyone, I wish you a happy New Year, one I hope is filled with good things, both at the personal and the national level.

And of course, here’s my annual posting of my favorite Christmas carol ever, Josh Groban’s live performance of O Holy Night:

And now…to the memes!