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journalist @voxdotcom. On parental leave until June.

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What an amazing thread. Take a minute to read it. #RIPWalterMondale https://t.co/vutCXmqUbO @thetomzone I’m always telling people thatDid Ronald Reagan write this? https://t.co/4YSAhzSz7T
Retweeted by Aaron RuparDeal, in exchange for merging the Dakotas and Wyoming https://t.co/c9VxLVlHNxCringe aside, it’s telling that this Grassley spokesperson views “owning libs” as the key part of Grassley’s job https://t.co/05tIuDbjxyPresidential diplomacy is not about having BFFs, but must focus on advancing US national interests. What did the A… https://t.co/tVsR3P1WdA
Retweeted by Aaron Rupar @Smoke_bz wouldn't speaking about it after the verdict is announced create the same problem? by your logic Biden should never say anythingThis gotcha from Kaitlin Collins ignores the fact that the Chauvin jury was sequestered yesterday and hence is unaw… https://t.co/g3B86ii4cIThe reason the judge was upset about Maxine Waters's comments was because they could've tainted the Chauvin jury. S… https://t.co/BZZbtGHQW7 @American4Love Read the storyThe replies to this are an avalanche of irate Trumpers getting mad about a tweet without realizing that everything… https://t.co/ZS7BV54QynI've wondered what this moment—with Alexey @navalny in a prison hospital, at death's door 3 weeks into a hunger str… https://t.co/RkITYVFzve
Retweeted by Aaron Rupar @kathrynw5 The jury is sequestered now so there’s no risk of it tainting the verdict @ChaseHughesNBCS He should be pretty used to it!Joe Biden says he talked on the phone with George Floyd's family on Monday and that he's "praying the verdict is th… https://t.co/DMOpbTKP3lThere are 10.6 million Georgia residents. The MLB moving the All Star Game means the entire state will be unemploye… https://t.co/eDUCUq8cXz100 jillion jobs https://t.co/jpVltZcBxUMaxine Waters has been mentioned at least 107 times on Fox News and Fox Business just this morningRepublicans when Maxine Waters says something https://t.co/CZiYSANEHowho can forget all of the news conferences Mike Pence did while Trump was president? https://t.co/eX9E2pJVGIour long national nightmare continues https://t.co/nsywHBdEHIcomplete and utter shamelessness is the first rule of Trumpism https://t.co/tCuJpawqorSteve Scalise tries and fails to explain why he thinks Maxine Waters should be censured but Mo Brooks shouldn’t des… https://t.co/JHnNvbjYZeScalise explains that the difference to him between Trump inciting a mob that rioted at the Capitol and what Maxine… https://t.co/qkmq1kRyvg.@mkraju: If Waters's comments are worth censure, why aren't Mo Brooks's remarks at the Stop the Steal rally about… https://t.co/ry6ycnF2rhThe irony of this ignorant comment from @RepNancyMace is that DC is more populous than Wyoming, home state of Liz C… https://t.co/OnGgN2bufzChuck Grassley accuses companies like the MLB that have taken a stand against red state voter suppression of engagi… https://t.co/jWnzZvb1lqWhen we look back at the Trump era, we will wonder, again and again, how his vile courtship of Putin and other dict… https://t.co/tY0Zi5eFto
Retweeted by Aaron RuparCongrats to Joe Biden for winning Pennsylvania once again https://t.co/kXZ5lYV3oT @revrrlewis Michael Tracey hardest hit -- literallyday two of living under the anarcho-communist tyranny of rep. maxine waters https://t.co/CR7zuqQfjw
Retweeted by Aaron RuparDespite the perception that the coronavirus pandemic is almost over in the US, new cases have been hovering between… https://t.co/ZR4MehCsbd“I got along great with President Putin. I liked him. He liked me.” https://t.co/4ZCkh9D3MC
Retweeted by Aaron RuparWorld historical cynicism https://t.co/KiFMLLZclKJust doing some casual spring cleaning https://t.co/GxvDQrqXCBwhen I order tacos and they forget to include salsa https://t.co/9Z0iRelHNzTrump's comments to Hannity on Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin are beyond parody https://t.co/AgsS4FvH4P
Retweeted by Aaron RuparDid Ronald Reagan write this? https://t.co/4YSAhzSz7TDid Mondale murder the Politico office dog or what? https://t.co/4YSAhzSz7TGoes without saying that both despots whom Trump defends in this interview -- says he "liked" and who "liked me" -… https://t.co/etrY65ZYuR
Retweeted by Aaron RuparI guess that settles that. https://t.co/F7d71126qx
Retweeted by Aaron RuparTrump's comments to Hannity on Kim Jong Un and Vladimir Putin are beyond parody https://t.co/AgsS4FvH4PTrump to Sean Hannity: "During the campaign in 2016, I'd be asked by one of our aides: 'Sir, do you have anything t… https://t.co/qf4o5snTcfNews anchors in Pyongyang hear this stuff and blush https://t.co/yVY3Y3wm9Zhe looks thrilled https://t.co/9Z0iRelHNz
4/20
2021
@adammcginnis I’m losing optimism about last year being an aberration. The starting pitching is a disaster and hitting is shakyAlmost ready for her first music festival https://t.co/IuwMoZOu3p @maxthegirl Thank you, that’s extremely kind of you to say and I appreciate it!"A congresswoman's opinion really doesn't matter a whole lot" -- Judge Cahill is not happy with Maxine Waters's com… https://t.co/GMnElljo8PJudge Cahill to Chauvin defense attorney Eric Nelson: "I'll give you that Congresswoman Waters may have given you s… https://t.co/srHhIiQmpPBlackwell closes: "You were told Mr. Floyd died because his heart was too big. And now having seen all the evidence… https://t.co/fTZTFlk5RYI know lawyers have to do what lawyers have to do, but the defense's arguments in this thread are actively repugnan… https://t.co/c6uxTfpOn7
Retweeted by Aaron Rupar"You keep hearing, 'drugs in the car, drugs in the car,' and the drugs were one pill -- one -- that was not in Geo… https://t.co/KcRYoCP4LnBlackwell on the defense's carbon monoxide defense: "What reasonable police officer would apprehend someone on the… https://t.co/8eyAHbvMtKBlackwell points out that the only reason the crowd around Derek Chauvin was getting agitated was because they were… https://t.co/OR7yoaYvO1Special Assistant Attorney General Jerry Blackwell displays a photo of Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd's neck and… https://t.co/om7HiyLzc5People get massages with a knee on their neck? https://t.co/TkuzYD15bg
Retweeted by Aaron RuparThe judge cuts off Nelson's closing statement after two and a half hours so the jury can get lunch. It'll resume af… https://t.co/qd6sbFK8ZF @golikehellmachi no attention is bad attention, i guessJust rewatched this. Nelson's argument was that the officer would be responsible for someone's death if they died f… https://t.co/xTORG5JIHL"People sleep in the prone position, people suntan in the prone position, people get massages in the prone position… https://t.co/m08jfjI031Eric Nelson says Derek Chauvin would've been justified in using even more force against George Floyd https://t.co/TVYtmDMJM1Nelson's closing argument just featured video of Chauvin kneeling on George Floyd's neck while a bystander tells hi… https://t.co/UxnalS5tL3 @HelenKennedy not any better than you canEric Nelson's defense of Derek Chauvin is that it was reasonable for him to believe that George Floyd was just pret… https://t.co/0YqHh4brFpthis is incredible https://t.co/pNCIyRMXnQWhy would a White House reporter ask a question about an ongoing trial? Do they think this is still the Trump White… https://t.co/G8sLUg3Uk7
Retweeted by Aaron Rupar🤷‍♂️ https://t.co/Fc1VeAlko2"A reasonable police officer takes into account the safety of the person they're arresting" -- a self-own from Eric… https://t.co/AMTgxZQ1OUreporters are really digging deep with questions like this https://t.co/coMzBsHJJa"We all have a responsibility to provide all of the context" -- Jen Psaki to a Fox News reporter grilling her about… https://t.co/4FvDSNcmpathis is the only responsible answer Jen Psaki could have offered to this question about the Chauvin trial https://t.co/0f6LCoOPNLSchleicher closes his closing argument: "This case is exactly what you thought when you saw it first, when you saw… https://t.co/tiRw3Q6GXoLaura Loomer (self-described “proud Islamophobe”) posted a photo with Mike Pompeo from over the weekend at Mar a La… https://t.co/LSIuWM7EUu
Retweeted by Aaron Rupar @UniWatch Just removing the white side panel is a huge upgradeSteve Schleicher on defense's argument that George Floyd may have died from heart disease or a drug overdose while… https://t.co/j2RWxbxqFrSteve Schleicher: "The truth is the defendant was on top of [George Floyd] for 9 minutes and 29 seconds. And he had… https://t.co/5T16iPtlbxThe prosecution's closing argument in the Derek Chauvin trial: "His name was George Perry Floyd Jr.” https://t.co/TbbUGoLd0T @nbilka Get a second one @itsafronomics @Kennedy_School @NSFGRFP @FordFoundation Congrats!These guys are so instinctively repulsed by the idea of inconveniencing themselves on other people's behalf -- the… https://t.co/5bvr2nzr8b
Retweeted by Aaron RuparSimple mob logic. "You come after my people, I come after your people." No sense at all that being a public officia… https://t.co/v6wPS2AQMf
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4/19
2021
I’m sure her constituents appreciate it https://t.co/NkkrcjF5loIt's a beautiful Sunday in Minneapolis. Restaurant patios, dog parks, and sidewalk cafés filled. These police tweet… https://t.co/zv3yFO6eTE
Retweeted by Aaron RuparKillers in Indianapolis, Atlanta, and Boulder legally purchased the guns they used to commit mass shootings. They w… https://t.co/mnF1DVlYNn
Retweeted by Aaron RuparJim Acosta wasn't ecstatic with Mike Waltz encouraging him "to come on down to Florida" https://t.co/oghBniAdysRep. Mike Waltz tries to bothsides Marjorie Taylor Greene https://t.co/JZAsWF59asThese comments about gun violence from Rep. Mike Waltz are a word salad masquerading as a solution https://t.co/xOlQ4R2nt1In which Jim Acosta describes the fake award that Rick Scott handed to Trump last weekend at Mar-a-Lago as "a bowl… https://t.co/mKkkQawgSKWatch an elected official threaten an abuse of power. https://t.co/K8KKjcuEM0
Retweeted by Aaron Rupar @JaredGoyette @MN_CRIME can't help but note the irony in a journalist trying to dunk on me because I'm hesitant to… https://t.co/VywRQwWyupSpeaking of “issues that don’t directly concern you”, why is the governor of Florida speaking about an issue in Geo… https://t.co/eQ4qGYqyk5
Retweeted by Aaron RuparNotable that prayers or good guys with guns don’t seem to deter the near-daily mass shootings this country is enduringSomebody is definitely getting owned here but I’m not sure it’s actually the libs https://t.co/vkCtSvHefCIncredible https://t.co/ikxyYkyyrMThis you? (ht @Rschooley) https://t.co/3IEOIIBmru https://t.co/OeAxhOftmnIt’s worth noting that the only evidence of the alleged drive-by shooting offered in the story is a statement from the National Guard.“A Minnesota National Guard neighborhood security team says it was fired upon in a drive-by shooting early Sunday m… https://t.co/VqRkxT57KvThis seems somewhat at odds with traditional conservative conceptions of government intervention. https://t.co/OzPi2FpNh4
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4/18
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