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Op-Ed columnist, The New York Times

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@blanchard_kate Thank you very much.
@RichardvReeves @mattyglesias @EJDionne Isn't the chart *less* dramatic because the LH scale is % rather than $?
@jonathanchait @IChotiner @NYMag There are liquid markets in both suit purchasing and renting. @jonathanchait @IChotiner @NYMag Over/under on suit pieces is 2.5.One vote short of a bill his conference didn't want to become law. @TonyTigris @kdrum That was his never-on ramp!Trump's 'fire and fury' threat was not vetted through formal NatSec process, via @PhilipRucker & @karendeyoung1
Retweeted by David LeonhardtTrump is right about this much: McConnell bungled health care, badly. GOP had no plan. Mitch knew that. He should… American left needs to focus on people's potential as workers, not just on government support:
Retweeted by David LeonhardtThat's Leonardo's boyfriend Salai on the right.
Retweeted by David LeonhardtThis is important. Layoffs aren't the problem with the modern American economy. Inequality and lack of dynamism are.'s just where we start, but the bottom line is this: inaction on income inequality should no longer be an option.
Retweeted by David LeonhardtAn economy that only works for those at the very top is an economy that is broken. Thread below on ways we can addr…
Retweeted by David LeonhardtAnd the link to which the Senator refers:’s how income growth has changed since 1980.
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Periodic reminder: The Trump administration still hasn't appointed diplomats to the region
Retweeted by David Leonhardt @EJDionne Thank you, E.J. @gregggonsalves Thank you! @DavidRotman Thank you! @DavidLloydJone1 Thanks! @alexpbloom Thank you! @laura_rusu @stuartathompson @gabriel_zucman Thanks! @mattyglesias Thanks a lot, Matt.Trump gets a folder full of positive news about himself twice a day via @vicenews
Retweeted by David LeonhardtMajor Breitbart Scoop: The failing New York Times unmasked for . . . reporting.
Retweeted by David LeonhardtMcConnell criticizes Trump's 'excessive expectations'
Retweeted by David Leonhardt @TimScharks @stuartathompson @nytopinion @albertocairo Thanks a lot. @ewotsddot @stuartathompson @nytopinion cc @gabriel_zucmanOur broken economy, in one simple chart
Retweeted by David Leonhardt @dylanmatt @gabriel_zucman Thank you, Dylan. @shancarter @stuartathompson Great idea. @loriamontgomery Thanks, Lori. @wdmccall My colleagues did! Cc @stuartathompsonThe champion knows of what she speaks. @erikbryn @MIT_IIC Thanks! @bobcmartin Digital version includes averages at bottom; avg is quite similar to GDP. @JohnCassidy @gabriel_zucman @nytimes Thanks a lot, John.Already, @stuartathompson is changing how @nytopinion works. Without him, this column wouldn't have been possible. Broken Economy of the United States, in One Simple Chart
Retweeted by David LeonhardtInequality is not inevitable. is an inspiring thread. Read to understand how/why academic spark got lit
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@RuthMarcus Borgen @NosaraNumberOne @nytopinion My point is that a blanket refusal to confirm will hurt the Dems, and the country, in… UC Irvine administrators did was wrong. But to their credit, they’ve tried to make it right, says @DLeonhardt
Retweeted by David LeonhardtI will. I hope @latimesopinion does too. Its editorial yesterday was important, @kristalongtin Thanks! @BLMcKean Thanks for feedback. What's your biggest concern now? @paradisoDX Thanks, Dante!The leaders of UC Irvine just did something unusual: They admitted they messed up - and tried to fix their mistake.
With the health care fight over for now, Democrats should confirm more of Trump’s nominees, writes @DLeonhardt
Retweeted by David Leonhardt @okrent @mattyglesias No need. If I tweet something worthwhile I know @mattyglesias will retweet it.
Retweeted by David LeonhardtGerrymandering wasn’t why Democrats failed to retake the House in 2012, but it will probably be the reason in 2018
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@ffoorrrreessttt @Sulliview Thanks for the feedback. I'm mentioning them in my newsletter tomorrow. @Sulliview Thanks, Margaret!2. An incomplete list: @CitizenCohn @petersuderman @jrovner @sarahkliff @dylanlscott @sangerkatz @abbygoodnough They were indispensable.1. I didn't mention journalists, but many - like CBO - did fine work dispassionately explaining the bills' effects. failure of the Senate health bill was a reminder of how democracy can work, writes @DLeonhardt
Retweeted by David LeonhardtHas the @WSJ provided a reason for why it did not publish its interview with the President of the United States?
Retweeted by David LeonhardtThis is pretty big — it means that if Trump drops the case (to try and stop paying subsidies), Democratic AGs will…
Retweeted by David LeonhardtThis could be a big deal.
Retweeted by David LeonhardtTrump lied about the BOY SCOUTS. A senior Scouts source says there was no call at all, let alone a call telling him his speech was the best.
Retweeted by David LeonhardtSeems likely someone(s) inside @WSJ leaked the transcript as an act of rebellion. Why would they do that? Because --> Roughly what percentage of interview transcript had @WSJ published via the excerpts? @mattyglesias Thank you, Matt. @choo_ek @manikchhabra @LizSamuels @physicianwomen @namd4kids @PergamIC The 1000-word version of our exchange last… @ReadingThePix @Stcrow When exactly was this taken? @EJDionne Thanks a lot, E.J.Why are the leaders of the Women's March fawning over anti-Semites and cop killers? My latest:
Retweeted by David Leonhardt @NaturaSacra Thanks! @DLeonhardt I wish you'd mentioned the courageous @NationalADAPT activists who were arrested in their wheelchairs a…
Retweeted by David Leonhardt @jpgayes @nytopinion I agree overall media coverage underplayed health care (and have written so). But I also think… @PeteteMD @nytopinion Indeed. The column praises Dem unity on this.Yes, my list was unavoidably incomplete. teamwork that killed the GOP health bills is an antidote to cynicism in these cynical times, writes @DLeonhardt
Retweeted by David Leonhardt @maureenogle Thank you. @AKMorlan I agree. @billburton Thanks, Bill.That's still a *lot* of Dems -- essential for Collins in a Dem-leaning state
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