That problem was already apparent last week, when the campaign filed its original complaint in the Williamsport federal court.
Abandoning these counts seemed inexplicable Sunday, given that the campaign was simultaneously alleging massive fraud on television.In fact, there is an explanation.
The court noted that, in addition to Pennsylvania, 19 states and the District of Columbia permit the receipt of votes post-election.
There are not nearly enough ballots at issue in what remains of his lawsuit to alter the outcome of the voting in Pennsylvania.
And without Pennsylvania, he cannot win the election by flipping other states — for which there is, in any event, no realistic prospect.