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Barton Gellman @bartongellman New York & on the road

Staff writer @TheAtlantic | Author 'Dark Mirror' & 'Angler' | Senior Fellow @tcfdotorg | Contact options: https://t.co/SbxAAB0Wxm

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MY ADVICE TO EVERYONE IN PENNSYLVANIA IS TO VOTE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BY MAIL OR TO VOTE IN PERSON ON ELECTION DAY.… https://t.co/1K2fLf56bD
Retweeted by Barton GellmanTHREAD on #SCOTUS 4-4 decision refusing to intervene in Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision. It's a BIG deal. Norm… https://t.co/D4URpTcz76
Retweeted by Barton Gellman @johnbaloney Great question! I don’t know but a really interesting twist.
10/20
2020
This is a great resource for people who feel overwhelmed with confusion about what steps they should take to secure… https://t.co/rM71QjPLq9
Retweeted by Barton GellmanOr if he loses, same answer. https://t.co/GuCQTyxFFGDear U.S. journalists: This may not seem like the most important issue right now, but please take note that the DHS… https://t.co/4uKL8oovbP
Retweeted by Barton GellmanOutstanding use of understatement. "Trump’s message Monday — that Fauci is an “idiot” and people are “tired” of the… https://t.co/voxKpy42iIThis is a very clear and disturbing piece by @lessig on the legal and political dynamics of an attempt to steal the… https://t.co/GuNkPPpCGnNEW: Trump was receiving one of his first codeword classified briefings on Afghanistan, at his Bedminster club, whe… https://t.co/jD9JETm0Yp
Retweeted by Barton GellmanMy new one @CNN on three possible scenarios for what the election looks like on Nov. 4 and how our country can get… https://t.co/N7EA8Ow1wR
Retweeted by Barton Gellman(LONG) THREAD. Fellow academics: Please take the time to read this incredible (and brave!) @chronicle piece by… https://t.co/wgXQG97GD0
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10/19
2020
Must Listen: @bartongellman on the @longformpodcast... on Snowden, secure reporting, and Trump (maybe) not acceptin… https://t.co/VUthgQBqmt
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10/18
2020
Warning for COVID scientists: An impostor is asking scientists for an interview using the email atulgawande65@gmail… https://t.co/ULuhp90RUg
Retweeted by Barton GellmanIt's impossible for now to know which of these emails & texts are real or bogus. But it's REALLY clear that Trump's… https://t.co/auLlxJs81P
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10/17
2020
"I’m interested most in accountability and the use and abuse of power. So naturally it’s going to annoy people some… https://t.co/wxf597vdsP
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10/16
2020
I updated to iOS 14.0.1 and now my phone is reminding me as often as every 15 seconds to update my Apple Watch, whi… https://t.co/M8t6ZeEVrYWill Democracy Survive November 3? Watch @cspan coverage of @CarnegieEndow event with @MichaelSteelehttps://t.co/v2zK7ElmIw
Retweeted by Barton GellmanThe suggestion that the media needs to just pretend like the Hunter Biden laptop story just doesn't exist is extrem… https://t.co/KaKQ7JlhMU
Retweeted by Barton GellmanI’m giving a talk in two weeks at @PennLaw_CERL — you can register now. https://t.co/MI1bfuKwEa
10/15
2020
Episode #414: Barton Gellman (@bartongellman), author of “Dark Mirror: Edward Snowden and the American Surveillance… https://t.co/euuoLOBr0e
Retweeted by Barton GellmanAccording to the US Treasury, this whole story is part of a Russian disinformation campaign to hurt Biden. The Tr… https://t.co/EgzUX7uJA1
Retweeted by Barton GellmanIt cannot be overstated how clearly bullshit the Post “secret emails” story is. It comes from a known conduit of R… https://t.co/omAtcUJ2KI
Retweeted by Barton GellmanThis guidance memo from @NYPDShea — and similar instructions in other departments— should be amended to emphasize t… https://t.co/wNGUnsnxkaThe more space for @RobinGivhan in WaPo political commentary, the better. https://t.co/FhRMr09iR6
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10/14
2020
Whether you vote in person, early, or by mail, learn what's on your ballot ahead of time! Read more about all your… https://t.co/sX9ldeGzeJ
Retweeted by Barton GellmanShould Trump be prosecuted, pardoned, or something else for alleged crimes committed while in office? My "After Tr… https://t.co/nP4hLPGtgo
Retweeted by Barton GellmanLooking forward to hearing my fellow panelists at this @CarnegieEndow panel tomorrow. https://t.co/HtLjbwUbaFPhiladelphia emergency authorities have joined election commissioners in contingency planning for violence and disr… https://t.co/IYTJV9gxOi
10/12
2020
Do read this terrific @Olivianuzzi story about a president grappling with being sick and not wanting anyone to see… https://t.co/wUDIewQMMg
Retweeted by Barton GellmanA devastating and epic look at how ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩, after vowing to drain the swamp, spawned the swampiest swamp… https://t.co/l9CvHCFiKl
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10/10
2020
Absolutely thrilled with this review of WHAT WERE WE THINKING in the @washingtonpost, by Harvard historian James Kl… https://t.co/l6sUQMIReT
Retweeted by Barton GellmanThis is why news networks have to push back hard on any Trump victory claim on election night. Current polling show… https://t.co/JORB2VyKRqThis is interesting but doesn’t account for Trump’s desperation on the Bartiromo show to see Obama and Biden actual… https://t.co/4ZkPROV2iXRead this piece by Mike Giglio if you want to understand the militia world that produced Whitmer's kidnapping plott… https://t.co/4ftNwAA1EvThere is quite honestly no one I respect more in this journalism world than @jimdwyernyt . He is the best of us, ri… https://t.co/GZlMj4tOFH
Retweeted by Barton GellmanJust so it's clear. @realDonaldTrump today called for @BarackObama and @JoeBiden to be indicted and prosecuted. Hav… https://t.co/dTDtRmkvxm
Retweeted by Barton GellmanIf the president read his intel briefings and understood the dogma of white nationalist groups, he'd realize that l… https://t.co/IJZ6wsMUpU
Retweeted by Barton GellmanSuch a rich list. I started browsing and found myself rereading the great @shane_bauer piece on a border militia, a… https://t.co/RjBPV4LGMV
10/9
2020
Today on @inlieuoffunshow, @Klonick and I are joined by @bartongellman to discuss his recent @TheAtlantic electoral… https://t.co/WwZNqJpJr2
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10/8
2020
NEWS: @DuckDuckGo, @Brave, @Mozilla @ConsumerReports,@EFF, @NYtimes and more have developed a technical standard th… https://t.co/Y6aY9348k8
Retweeted by Barton Gellman"Pessimism is irresponsible. Nihilism is immoral. Here’s what you can do to protect our democracy from now until No… https://t.co/CNkaHdSPPtRemember when Trump blamed military and law enforcement for Hope Hicks getting COVID? It never made sense why she,… https://t.co/UX0syoNeV8
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10/7
2020
“pass a law providing that voters’ votes for a deceased or incapacitated presidential candidate count toward a repl… https://t.co/YSzAdL2bZHI cannot wait to read @CarlosLozadaWP’s new book, “What Were We Thinking: A Brief Intellectual History of the Trump… https://t.co/OUuPp8r9Ot
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10/6
2020
Trump’s Walter Reed joy ride was stupid and reckless, yes—but what should really worry us is that there’s no one ar… https://t.co/qyAlMpmmVf
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10/5
2020
@benjaminwittes @inlieuoffunshow Thought you'd never ask. DM or email or Signal or something with details.
10/3
2020
What Lincoln can teach us about Trump. Interesting take. https://t.co/TAK6ZVqwkbThere's a lot of fresh insight about things I thought I already understood in "L’état C’est Trump" by the great… https://t.co/ewHrQlYQo6A bot that just tweeted "stand by for news..." every 45 minutes would rarely be wrong
Retweeted by Barton GellmanIf you can withstand the spike in blood pressure from listening, this is a gripping interview on upcoming post-elec… https://t.co/I8epmYMGG2
Retweeted by Barton GellmanA point that I think isn't emphasized enough: The president's misinfo about mail-in fraud doesn't just undermine co… https://t.co/QARgaA2QdU
Retweeted by Barton Gellman#ELB: With News That the President Has Tested Positive for Coronavirus (and He Was in Contact with Joe Biden at the… https://t.co/v1OFwEMW3o
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10/2
2020
Refuse, report and (if need be) resign are the correct responses for anyone in government who's asked to cross ethi… https://t.co/jNU2CTCbKeWhen you are deeply, deeply, deeply committed to preventing people from voting. https://t.co/zcxzTy5oCp
Retweeted by Barton GellmanThis is a really important question. I hope newsroom leaders are thinking hard about their boundaries. https://t.co/vD7EzGre2yWe need to stay focused on executing now thru the election. But knowing what’s on the other side can provide even m… https://t.co/gJxx5t7lyj
Retweeted by Barton GellmanHere’s where to find the conversation. https://t.co/i4RN3ZSwLo https://t.co/dVFvcKVdhXNew: Internal document shows Trump officials were told to make comments sympathetic to Kyle Rittenhouse https://t.co/LcNlEzWPhq
Retweeted by Barton GellmanDidn't think it was still possible, but this piece says something new about Trump's narcissism; particularly just h… https://t.co/6eg8zR1CzZ
Retweeted by Barton GellmanMy conversation with @davidplouffe: can Trump steal the election? https://t.co/sfnAYlRKB2TODAY: What happens if Trump refuses to concede? We talk with @TheAtlantic writer @bartongellman about the prospec… https://t.co/O5FFZgN4jY
Retweeted by Barton Gellman @carissaveliz Thank you very much for that, Carissa. I was working on the related subject of national security secr… https://t.co/DWgTkqKySI
10/1
2020
@richove @carissaveliz @blackwelloxford @TimHarford @CT_Bergstrom @geoffwhite247 @martinjemoore @sanneblauwhttps://t.co/gFf4Mxaf2ZA deep dive into the direct appointment of electors by Greg Sargent @ThePlumLineGS: https://t.co/PodJheFxk1You watched the debate. You heard Trump's threats to our democracy. Now listen to the latest @DeepStateRadio with… https://t.co/QWtMxnXEoR
Retweeted by Barton Gellman"Proud Boys, stand back and stand by! But I'll tell you what, somebody's got to do something about antifa and the left." -- Donald Trump.
Retweeted by Barton GellmanTHREAD There's a very short law that's causing a lot of angst right now. With @bartongellman @FareedZakaria & mor… https://t.co/Z8ISs7ELX3
Retweeted by Barton GellmanThe lowest point in American political culture in my lifetime.
Retweeted by Barton GellmanThe Proud Boys are thrilled tonight after Trump told them to "stand by" in the debate. One Proud Boys leader weig… https://t.co/FpZBc9zNQH
Retweeted by Barton GellmanJust an extraordinary--must listen--@DeepStateRadio with @BartonGellman @Brooks_Rosa and @EdwardGLuce. It is calle… https://t.co/G4aSMT0i4Z
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9/30
2020
the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is at 1-800-273-8255
Retweeted by Barton GellmanTo me, the most alarming tidbit in the @nytimes' story isn't the $750 bill or the dubious refund; it's that a Presi… https://t.co/91jCnAVswp
Retweeted by Barton GellmanThis is a national security issue. Americans have the right to know who are the holders of Trump’s debt. This is… https://t.co/3szhKT3YKV
Retweeted by Barton GellmanThinking about the counterintelligence investigation of Trump that never happened. What would it have told us about… https://t.co/Bt3UPAEwB9
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9/28
2020
@kausmickey Non-denial denial. He said what he said."The guy is nuts,” Jim Baker told us as we talked about Trump. “He’s crazy. I will not endorse him.” Inside Baker's… https://t.co/Y5MYgl0m9g
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9/27
2020
The peaceful transition of power- check out the first edition of American Interregnum, a new pop-up newsletter that… https://t.co/MUhTeea754
Retweeted by Barton Gellman“That’s what Trump did to me! I knew it! I knew it! I knew I wasn’t overreacting!” the former campaign staffer Alva… https://t.co/8DWisadphR
Retweeted by Barton Gellman @ejeancarroll @AdrienneLaF Thank you. Your series has been jaw dropping. @gkinstler Thank you @Cherteapet @NewsHour @TheAtlantic Depends on state law @Ktrsstiffingma1 @NewsHour Unusual request.In many states he can. For example, here’s the Pennsylvania statute. See subsection (b). https://t.co/eMNtzX4Qo2) https://t.co/fsMWz9kj5g
9/26
2020
@epu @Snowden Two thumbs upAnd if there is a peaceful-ish transition, and a change of leadership, I'm on the record now so stop with the shock… https://t.co/W74ZgjaJMV
Retweeted by Barton Gellman🚨 NEW PREPRINT🚨 "Fact-checking" videos are popular remedies against "fake news". But do they work, we ask? Yes, the… https://t.co/2CurZtEeTm
Retweeted by Barton GellmanOn @NBCNightlyNews, Lester Holt calls Trump’s refusal to guarantee a peaceful transfer of power “maybe the most sho… https://t.co/6NfcSVbSQ7
Retweeted by Barton GellmanSmart questions from @AdrienneLaF in our conversation today about “The Election That Could Break America.” https://t.co/KKzyrEpwUQ
9/25
2020
@adambonin @RepBrendanBoyle @ericopinion 👍 @RepBrendanBoyle @adambonin @ericopinion Great class of ‘78!Tune in, #Reiders. @JoyAnnReid talks to @bartongellman on his latest: "The Election That Could Break America"… https://t.co/KGxc7wNGEB
Retweeted by Barton GellmanClarity from @LeahLitman: “Republican litigants seek to limit the franchise, and Republican-appointed judges often… https://t.co/dtGtqc0FEI @dankennedy_nu I’d be interested in reading more on this if you care to expand. (Really.) @BrianKarem DM me, would you? I’ve got a question. @audmapp recording of important @bartongellman @TheAtlantic piece now embedded in the article page here:… https://t.co/NMzz2xXwTx
Retweeted by Barton GellmanThoughtful thread 👇 on the @bartongellman election piece in @TheAtlantic https://t.co/XUdHRjkTV3
Retweeted by Barton GellmanAn electoral crisis, as in @bartongellman @TheAtlantic piece, depends on Senate-House deadlock. Given this,… https://t.co/3Q2KaTSYRn
Retweeted by Barton GellmanAnother nugget from @bartongellman: "Gov. Bush certified electors for his brother, George W. Bush, on 11/26... Gore… https://t.co/xe8FMIv63F
Retweeted by Barton GellmanAll these people discovering from @bartongellman's piece or my @slate piece today that the people have no right to… https://t.co/qxlJdWqpfl
Retweeted by Barton GellmanImportant thread on whether Trump can plausibly induce Republican state legislatures to bypass the popular vote and… https://t.co/p2MnazyMxk
9/24
2020

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