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Staff Writer, @TheAtlantic Ideas. My jokes aren't funny. adam@theatlantic.com

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Joined Twitter 9/17/08


@clintisawesome @benyt @owillis @joshgerstein No I’m straightforwardly explaining why they’re not really the same.… https://t.co/TRTBOcPWGq @clintisawesome @benyt @owillis @joshgerstein Journalists and comedians have different professional obligations, as it turns out. @benyt @owillis @joshgerstein I don’t have any quarrel with people objecting to the ethics of those SBC stings. But… https://t.co/7pdLS0Or5J @benyt @joshgerstein Cohen doesn’t present himself as a journalist and project veritas doesn’t present its work as pranksJust brilliant stuff from @AdamSerwer on the literally neoconfederate voting rights jurisprudence of the Roberts Co… https://t.co/NlSFoXzhBg
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10/24
2020
Man @michaelharriot is wild https://t.co/x8ZiROsl4o https://t.co/QydbQtQXgkif you're wondering why trump has a greater than 0 win prob, look at the middle column here. a poll error that make… https://t.co/KNUDZMwqFY
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱Crazy thread from Rick here. https://t.co/PvG6iZ6XrDTrump learning Bibi has the same understanding of loyalty as Trump does. You hate to see it https://t.co/dUUaHUQRuoI see. https://t.co/1ewqcaTuZG"The forgotten men and women of our country will be forgotten no longer," President Donald Trump vowed during his i… https://t.co/Q94MmsaPsJ
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Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱 @hels I wish I had not clickedThis @AdamSerwer piece in @TheAtlantic on the Roberts Court’s assault on voting rights is a must read:… https://t.co/wYDCPy00lK
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱John Cornyn has an incredible ratio’d tweet to non-ratio’d tweet rate https://t.co/ZhhKaW9ehSLiterally a @MattBors cartoon https://t.co/U9qmKXpS5o https://t.co/sOzWHpP7QIRepublicans have deliberately engineered the Texas electorate to be whiter and more conservative than the populatio… https://t.co/flzJj1NzHLIn a slightly less stupid world the only story would be President Death saying, "There was a spike in Florida that… https://t.co/LzFcEOm2ic
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱“Abraham Lincoln over here” was a great moment but I can only remember it in a jersey accent, not how biden actually said itThis phenomenon and BLM are the two biggest political mobilization stories of the Trump era, I think.A great piece on how Trump's victory radicalized a particular segment of suburban women, who have been organizing i… https://t.co/vxnYipr8tHMost Jim Crow era voting restrictions were technically "race neutral," a fraud enabled by a Supreme Court that was… https://t.co/zJtDvbq3Ef
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱Trump is right that Obama "built the cages.” But the “kids in cages” trope has become so completely divorced from c… https://t.co/aiplBScYeR
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱Good morning https://t.co/jmPz07f8Fw @LemieuxLGM It was the most activisty possible take, which was: Congress didn’t legislate quite the way we wanted t… https://t.co/JukjLwxY13https://t.co/RY9tJj5oDl @LemieuxLGM How could I blame justice roberts for the majority opinion he wroteThe least believable part of the Days of Future Past storyline is that the Burger Court would strike down the Mutan… https://t.co/EUnEohaKtH
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱 @DavidKlion You can tell when gentiles really care about anti-semitism because the exclusive context in which they… https://t.co/aupjgaCScv @billscher Oh no I am just saying: even then republicans made it worse than it needed to be. @billscher ....and was watered down by jeff sessions.I would like a po boy now. @jadler1969 @ssamcham Leahy was adhering to a particularly aggressive version of the blue slip rule mcconnell had n… https://t.co/9MoEfxLWED @jadler1969 @ssamcham I didn’t say dems never obstruct. I’m saying Trump didn’t have lots of vacancies just because… https://t.co/0ILQ6IortL @jadler1969 @ssamcham But your analysis also acknowledges that’s it’s not just about them being slow to make nominations @jadler1969 @ssamcham That’s not what McConnell thinks happened https://t.co/CaypBtJ1WVTrump lies that Mueller looked at his finances ("They went through everything I had including my tax returns"); he famously did not.
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱Y’all did say you wanted the media to cover it https://t.co/Lvss11Tzou @shinrowse @KendraWrites I don’t disagree! @KendraWrites The oil industry employs a lot of people here, and some of those people might not like it what he sai… https://t.co/DN8h9j49sK @KendraWrites I just didn’t make the blanket statement you’re attributing to me, and I think it’s axiomatic that no… https://t.co/hW7ozIErZv @KendraWrites I didn’t actually say that it would “universally hurt him among all Texans” though. That’s two blanke… https://t.co/0OM7ROadGr @RedSaid @KendraWrites Let me put it this way, I hope you’re right @KendraWrites All of that is true. It’s also true the oil industry employs a lot of people here. @Dottie_a_Rebel @lacymjohnson Where did I say “everyone in Texas works in oil?” @KendraWrites Not mutually exclusive @RenegadeSci I live in Texas, thanks @MillerSWright Yes. And? @topherius1 @scott2621 Yes lol @lacymjohnson Is that what I said? @scott2621 The oil industry employs a lot of people in Texas who cigar chomping tycoons in ten gallon hatsUnless Texans are feeling very generous, that Biden answer on the oil industry probably hurt him here.Blackness and criminality are not the same. Would really love Black communities to be on the agenda outside of questions about punishment.
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱If we ban fracking how are we going to express frustration when the cylons attackI didn’t think either of them were particularly great but I’m not looking forward to the “Trump didn’t take a dump… https://t.co/zYC8f1z4FEBiden referred to Trump as "Abraham Lincoln over here" and Trump interrupted to angrily clarify that he is not in fact Abraham Lincoln
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱Po Boys are delicious“I am the least racist person in this room,” Trump says to the black woman moderating the debate.Trump says the administration is working hard to locate the missing parents of separated kids. Not true. A court ap… https://t.co/FEjDC13Leb
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱Opportunity Zones are just giveaways to developers that don’t help anyone elseTrump really does not understand how arrogant the “no one has done more for the black community than me besides Lin… https://t.co/Ke9MOtAJMeTrump: Joe Biden is too tough on immigrantsJoe Biden says family separation is “criminal.” I wonder if he means it.Trump: raising the minimum wage is wrong, but I’ll consider it in my second termLol published dammitThe “democrat cities” shit is really infuriating, like people deserve to be published for living in a place that di… https://t.co/PIYFLXkcgmTrump says Biden isn’t really from Scranton. Maybe he’ll demand Biden’s long form birth certificate.Trump says Biden wants socialized medicine and will destroy Medicare, which is...socialized medicine.It’s pretty weird that Trump is talking about Biden not doing anything about health insurance after talking about Obamacare.One thing I’m not gonna do is guess how people will react to this debate.Trump is completely rewriting history on his North Korea policy, which brought us closer to war with Pyongyang than… https://t.co/hEMvVwZvEI
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱mocking the idea that presidential candidates should care about ordinary families is certainly a thing to do
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱There’s a very strong email.Doing business in china is good, and I was doing it. But joe was also doing it, and that was badNot that it wasn’t true before but Welker is good at her job and the way she’s been treated was really unjustified.Trump has lapsed into fluent Fox NewseseThat was a trap for Biden to talk about the Chinese bank account and Trump took the bait.“Today, the United States reported 73,103 new cases, the third-highest single-day total since the pandemic began, a… https://t.co/dTsbbGy2el
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱I mean it’s just a flat out lie that Trump didn’t know how bad it was.Really glad Biden making the point that the president doesn’t just represent blue states or red states.I take full responsibility it’s not my fault is “alternative facts” level coinageFBI Director of Chris Wray tells police chiefs that "the voices of people demonstrating to support the bedrock prin… https://t.co/bIzGOrslmw
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱I spent the day writing about how the pandemic is quickly deteriorating but I still never thought we’d see more tha… https://t.co/3FWQfbXsWD
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱 @nikobowie @grapesmoker @samuelmoyn I’m not aware that anyone said it should be the only check. I said that some co… https://t.co/K0BARlgyns @nikobowie @grapesmoker @samuelmoyn I don’t disagree at all but that’s also not really a response to what I’m sayin… https://t.co/llQsHiJJlNThe Revenge of Gorpman and BleemerI mean in 2016 the Times just wrote up a book sponsored by Bannon’s foundation as straight news.
10/23
2020
Ironically, they would have gotten much more mileage if they had just given what they had to the news side of a rep… https://t.co/hKp9XAe2TBIt a testament to underrepresention in Congress that the scariest Black man this crowd can come up with is Cory Boo… https://t.co/d4fXdHIjYW
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱 @nikobowie @grapesmoker @samuelmoyn Congress banned it....and then gave up on the whole project. And the Supreme Co… https://t.co/J9hbahqAbc @nikobowie @samuelmoyn The Republicans had given up on helping black people by then, and the Republican appointed m… https://t.co/L1m2iojdBAMost Jim Crow era voting restrictions were technically "race neutral," a fraud enabled by a Supreme Court that was… https://t.co/zJtDvbq3EfA Three Percenter breaks down his media diet for @alexwagner, explaining how he gets past the “propaganda and horse… https://t.co/Dq49FHuqyN
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱This, from @AdamSerwer, really packs a wallop: https://t.co/Y8cQEGt6Iu https://t.co/z3hJIQfGu5
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱 @ishapiro It is actually incredible that you would stand here and pretend the headline is somehow not reflective of… https://t.co/V8XMsdDFtbThis you? https://t.co/VmUYVCNZh8 https://t.co/zRUO4JL5sHA vital point in @AdamSerwer's terrific piece today. The Supreme Court's conservatives have an overriding ideologic… https://t.co/hyO3Pd2CXb
Retweeted by 😱 Endless Zoom Meeting 😱Great piece https://t.co/kZkAIpVS1hA very savage caricature of urban liberalism is a government that discourages new housing construction, deepening s… https://t.co/5f2MiZA0la
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10/22
2020

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