If Musk is really taking this site private, there are no real guardrails anymore. Rulemaking can be capricious.— Ben Collins (@oneunderscore__) October 4, 2022
He can elevate any idea or person he wants through recommendations and UX choices and there will be no oversight on this as a private company.
"Berry had stated that she would be in favor of bringing the MSC back for early voting next year." Just in time for the 2023 midterms.
NEW: A Texas official just moved an early voting site off of Texas A&M University’s campus because they claim it has “low turnout”— but data shows it was one of the county’s MOST popular early voting sites in recent elections. https://t.co/kkneiPzJLf— No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen (@NoLieWithBTC) October 4, 2022
Gingrich. Trump. Walker.... Christ.
Gingrich: I think Walker is the most important Senate candidate in the country because he’ll do more to change the Senate… by his deep commitment to Christ. He had a lot of concussions.. pic.twitter.com/40VkaCoFgZ— Acyn (@Acyn) October 5, 2022
Remember when the mainstream press got the vapors when Joe said semi-fascist?
Last time it was "Crimes by Jews."
The term for this sort of rhetoric is “accusation in a mirror,” and scholars of genocide identify it as a major warning sign when political leaders start talking like this. https://t.co/t9aNNoIBQ9— Seth Cotlar (@SethCotlar) October 2, 2022
Cannot overstate the degree to which gruesome surveillance footage of black people committing violent crimes has become the quasi-permanent wallpaper on Fox these days. Just over and over and over...— Chris Hayes (@chrislhayes) October 3, 2022
This is the tweet that Donald Trump just flagged for his followers on Truth Social. pic.twitter.com/TPUOM31Vvz— Josh Marshall (@joshtpm) October 3, 2022
Right wing host praises MI Gov candidate Tudor Dixon because Vladimir Putin’s speech this morning was the same as her campaign platform. pic.twitter.com/f4j2aA6Pqh— Ron Filipkowski 🇺🇦 (@RonFilipkowski) October 1, 2022
"Adolf Hitler announces the annexation of France. When will FDR put AmericaFirst and end the gift-giving to Great Britain?" pic.twitter.com/Mwuqt3VTuP— James Surowiecki (@JamesSurowiecki) October 1, 2022
Hello to all the Tucker Carlson fans in the crowd.
What I find interesting about this is that, despite the partisan gap on Ukraine widening, a plurality of Republicans *still* say that the US is providing either the right amount or too little aid to Ukraine. Though big leap since May in "too much". https://t.co/ROK8Cprh1z https://t.co/I6Iyzcqkid pic.twitter.com/Od3DyL7g8V— Shashank Joshi (@shashj) October 4, 2022
I have a feeling there might be a lesson here.
One way of looking at Italy's election result: post-fascist Giorgia Meloni triumphs— Jeremy Cliffe (@JeremyCliffe) September 26, 2022
Another way of looking at it: a right-wing block on 44% of vote triumphs over centre & centre-left parties on 49% because it worked together and they didn't
Young people need to fight for Social Security — now more than ever https://t.co/XaowH256eK— Michael Hiltzik (@hiltzikm) September 29, 2022
Pastor Jones continues to stay in there slugging.
Our event with @Chris Jones for Governor made the evening news on @KARK 4 News in Little Rock yesterday!— Vote Common Good (@VoteCommon) September 28, 2022
We told you we were hitting the road to bring much-needed national attention to important races and defeat Christian Nationalism – and here we are. pic.twitter.com/slm8xLz3EG
And here I thought he was talking about Rupert Murdoch. https://t.co/x3cIudvCBh— Julia Ioffe (@juliaioffe) October 2, 2022
Republican legislators in Ohio will harm & kill women & girls. Two more juvenile rape victims forced to travel out of state. And two cancer victims denied abortions, which left them ineligible for necessary cancer treatment.— Joyce Alene (@JoyceWhiteVance) September 28, 2022
Vote carefully in November. https://t.co/SbFpen8B3H
Florida female student athletes have to report their menstrual history to play: When they got their first period, when they had their last one, etc. A third party has access to that info, and parents and doctors are raising red flags https://t.co/172JNDanBL @katikokal— Florida Times-Union (@jaxdotcom) October 4, 2022
No need to get into the mechanics of an analysis, when what you mean is “good conclusion.” https://t.co/7OPCmySmlA— Russ Mitchell (@russ1mitchell) October 4, 2022
That's right investors, Big Auto had better be sweating about *checks notes* its decade plus lead in humanoid robot demowarehttps://t.co/CNcDEOlDRq— E.W. Niedermeyer (@Tweetermeyer) October 1, 2022
if you drive your car off a cliff it serves briefly as a plane https://t.co/59OXGmIQGJ— blaaaaaaaines (@blainecapatch) September 29, 2022
Not sure what to make of Mankiw and Krugman being on the same page.
The Fed hawks are losing Greg Mankiw. https://t.co/hl0nHibqdB— Aaron Sojourner (@aaronsojourner) October 1, 2022
Weak grasp of the metaphor.
Ella Pamfilova, the head of Russia's election commission, on Russians fleeing being drafted to fight against Ukraine:— max seddon (@maxseddon) September 26, 2022
"Let the rats who are running run. The ship will be ours, it's gaining strength and clearly moving towards its target."
Unclear if she knows why rats flee ships https://t.co/ijqxzghpG5
"Putin...has thrust himself more directly into strategic planning for the war in Ukraine in recent weeks...including rejecting requests from his commanders on the ground that they be allowed to retreat from the vital southern city of Kherson"https://t.co/PVmVzvkGRc pic.twitter.com/olSG5umOc3— Rob Lee (@RALee85) September 24, 2022
Elon, you’re a cool guy and thanks for the Starlink but it’d be so very wonderful if you were to carry out votes on things that you know about. We don’t carry out votes on apartheid and Nelson Mandela.— KyivPost (@KyivPost) October 3, 2022
Kudlow has one of the few perfect prognostication records.
Former Trump economic adviser and current Fox Business host Larry Kudlow: “The USA should adopt policies in London with Liz Truss, or maybe I think we should start looking at good supply-side policies coming up in Italy.”— Eric Kleefeld (@EricKleefeld) September 27, 2022
Reminder: Kudlow is always wrong. https://t.co/jnxVeGNbwC pic.twitter.com/lj1itKzXwW
Liz Truss has spoken today to Ukraine's president about the ongoing crisis— Rob Merrick (@Rob_Merrick) September 28, 2022
Zelensky promised to provide all the assistance he could
india eyeing up the uk and pulling out a secret folder marked "east anglia company"— mutable joe (@mutablejoe) September 28, 2022
And the Jetsons was ripped off from from the Blondie movies/radio show (including the casting of Penny Singleton), just as the Flintstones had ripped off the Honeymooners. This was standard operating procedure for Hanna-Barbera— Mark Palko (@MarkPalko1) September 24, 2022
Avatar is influenced by Blondie; it's based on Dances with Wolves— Mark Palko (@MarkPalko1) September 24, 2022
RBG undid all of her considerable good works when she became convinced she was indispensable. The coverage from journalists like Totenberg was a big part of the problem.
"When you’re a powerful reporter covering things that shape the life of a country, the matter of how you do your job is a lot more important than one lovely friendship"— Meridith McGraw (@meridithmcgraw) September 23, 2022
Read @michaelschaffer on Totenberg's too close for comfort relationship with RBG https://t.co/ojGpp5rFt9
Also true of software-intensive systems. https://t.co/XZdHl776mg— Grady Booch (@Grady_Booch) September 29, 2022
Forbes is doing better crypto journalism than the New York Times. It’s like watching some bizarre astronomical event that you know you're never going to see again.https://t.co/Hhujo9e4cx— Stephen Diehl (@smdiehl) September 23, 2022
The faster you drive the faster the horses go 🙌— Lennart Nout (@lennartnout) October 2, 2022
It's a crazy 3-lane roundabout with a 2-lane bypass but still good that the sight lines across the roundabout are blocked. https://t.co/jNndSpLAO9 https://t.co/cPinXIW8km