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Times columnist, Conservative peer, Dad of 3. Please read the article not just the headline. Book of columns Everything In Moderation published August 2020.

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While I agree totally that @afneil is a huge loss for the BBC, there seems to be lots of mourning our general loss.… https://t.co/11dS1GFw2jApart from anything else, this just shows what an incredibly talented radio producer @PoppyBullard is. Happy birthd… https://t.co/BIqFu4DMos @BeverleyBlue @thetimes I'm sorry we disagree this time, although we can't agree on everything I suppose! I don't a… https://t.co/tjyEPx5Oxe
9/25
2020
Lovely piece https://t.co/8FNQhImkUh
Retweeted by Daniel FinkelsteinRIP Harry Evans. Among his many overlooked moments of brilliance as an editor is publishing Anthony Mascerenas's re… https://t.co/IZP93ZqZvY
Retweeted by Daniel Finkelstein @racheljoyce Yes, it is quite easy to pick up one or two pieces of news confirming one's instinct and ignore the w… https://t.co/30IkUmgQm6 @racheljoyce That is true. There does seem to be a mainstream medical view but it is fair to say that there is a la… https://t.co/lKb233NODG @racheljoyce There are some people who think that, but the consensus appears to be higher.
9/24
2020
@racheljoyce I’m not sure. I think the consensus is still that it is between 0.5 and 1 per cent.This, from @stephenkb’s excellent review of Left Out and This Land, is spot on: this was always the problem and alw… https://t.co/TFaEvA0iTI
Retweeted by Daniel Finkelstein @racheljoyce I certainly hope the lower estimates of the IFR are correct. @gorgy2308 Do people not know this? @danielsusskind Congratulations! https://t.co/2FDnykHL1M @HilaryFinn I think this is important as a matter of financial hygiene. But the idea that there is great Putin infl… https://t.co/h9TeBnGzfe @HilaryFinn But as it happens I have no idea beyond what I have read in the paper about Tory donors. The party does… https://t.co/zl2TiqItjf @HilaryFinn No. I didn’t clear it up. I told you not to call him Russian. @HilaryFinn Ok. I’d rather you had responded to my original point. Once you’ve done that I’ll consider responding.Surely to be known as "a Kermit"? https://t.co/Pqv6MIK6EC
Retweeted by Daniel Finkelstein @gorgy2308 @jeremybrier Yes. Although “I’ll get busy living but unfortunately you are going to have to get busy dyi… https://t.co/uUzHBqB0cK @FraserSouthey Sorry. I got the joke now. Shame. Thought it was genuine. @FraserSouthey I’m assuming that means it’s ok. @jeremybrier You should also add, not having a relative die of a preventable deadly disease. @FraserSouthey I can do it as a screenshot? @FraserSouthey That’s hilarious! I’d retweet, but not if it will get you in trouble? @rickeyst @DPJHodges That would be a shame. I can’t I fear let it stop me, but I will bear it in mind. @FraserSouthey Genuinely or are you pulling my leg?An understandable desire to limit damage to the economy means that the PM’s new restrictions don’t go far enough, w… https://t.co/FaTfiCA0EV
Retweeted by Daniel Finkelstein @RomanNumerals @mike140548 @stephenpollard This is an attractive idea but very hard to make work.Polish parliamentary commission almost unanimously in favour of declaring 2021 the Year of Aleksander Ładoś and hon… https://t.co/NhZkgS9wUA
Retweeted by Daniel Finkelstein @DPJHodges You might be. I can’t answer this question unless I have a full list of all the things you are doing and witnessing.The Carabao Cup website’s default assumption upon paying for a match pass, is that I live in Afghanistan in the Bad… https://t.co/B8uTIjElOn @OliverKamm @BrOOKSPinner @sfh300 @wnbooks Excellent *Rubs hands together* @sfh300 @Dannythefink @wnbooks Your tweet reminds me I only have ebook of Everything in Moderation by @Dannythefinkhttps://t.co/Zb0Ul66u9F
Retweeted by Daniel Finkelstein @geraij73 It does. It does not in my view amount to a compelling enough case to abandon it. That is just a differen… https://t.co/o2vqw9fA4s @anitabboateng Thank you Anita! @mattforde I am fully intending to buys and reads it.https://t.co/X3OJdKZgwU https://t.co/vV5ZzRxMQb
Retweeted by Daniel Finkelstein @geraij73 Of course I have looked at both those! It’s obviously ludicrous to argue that what we have learned settles the question. @mike140548 @stephenpollard Unfortunately I don’t think this would work, but it is certainly a plausible approach.I have a book out on 7 Jan called Mending the Mind: The Art & Science of Overcoming Clinical Depression, published… https://t.co/sP92MKrW9S
Retweeted by Daniel Finkelstein @geraij73 Really? I don't think so. @Dannythefink @thetimes @HarperCollins Just bought this for the weeks to come. Can’t wait to get stuck in.
Retweeted by Daniel Finkelstein @ShelaghFogarty @thetimes @HarperCollins Great! @DannyFink I do apologise that people keep tweeting you! You are very patient and I am sorry for the burden it imposes. @make_trouble Mathematically his statement is odd. If he is opposing human rights violations with all his strength,… https://t.co/vAxzvt0EOD @TheSpoonieWitch Some didn’t....is that true of all disease?23 September 1969. The Daily Mirror reported a rumour was sweeping America suggesting Paul McCartney had been dead… https://t.co/p6fj5OXbMT
Retweeted by Daniel Finkelstein @ben_machell You aren’t? @RuariJM @stephenpollard I also said they estimated it.For clarity I do know hull is not hell. It’s rather lovely. https://t.co/VT4hjepXNb
Retweeted by Daniel Finkelstein @RuariJM @stephenpollard I agree they may be wrong. As the piece says. @The_Daiitoku @JGForsyth Not quite. I do not rely on sunk costs as an argument for continuing. I argue that we are… https://t.co/CE8kd654Oj @AGildedEye @brokenbottleboy Thank you. I’m aware of that article. I oppose using the herd immunity option precisel… https://t.co/oC5LfKRu02 @brokenbottleboy Thank you. I always read your takes of this kind with interest and respect. @BergdahlJB @stephenpollard Hello! Thank you. Yes, yours is the fascinating and terrible question. @curexcomplex @Schroedinger99 @jamesasm @thetimes You are clearly an expert in this field so I am asking for a litt… https://t.co/jd2IfGbJcy @y13ddo @JGForsyth Two reasons. First, because lots of our followers have a subscription. Second, to let you know w… https://t.co/KNLHNF5iwu @kenahodson @OliverKamm @ShelaghFogarty Generally this might be fair. Not in this area, however. For various reason… https://t.co/YbV68TsutQ
9/23
2020
@CovidCourier @thetimes @Frances_Coppola As you will know from reading the piece I don’t favour such a strategy, at least for the moment. @kenahodson @OliverKamm @ShelaghFogarty You are certainly correct I’m not a medic. Which is why I have to take such… https://t.co/AQE6RZiVku @IHaveNo74357831 @thetimes What do you mean? @jamesasm @thetimes @curexcomplex Well it's certainly very difficult to achieve and that is why i don't propose that strategy.Interesting counter narrative point from a man who is one of the best US Presidential race political scientists aro… https://t.co/uCJ3R7IXJL @sfh300 @DAaronovitch @Robert___Harris It does. I both and listened. @HilaryFinn It is a good question. I don’t really know. (Though I’m very disappointed at your failure to respond to… https://t.co/tIdF8jvKGx @hatton_julian @Robert___Harris Happy birthday. @Dannythefink @Robert___Harris Great news! I’m getting his and your new book for my birthday next week
Retweeted by Daniel Finkelstein @HilaryFinn He has been for many years. As the son of naturalized parents I feel very keenly any suggestion they weren’t really British. @PolicyReviewEU @Robert___Harris It’s not about that but yes Antwerp comes into it. @WilyTrout @DPJHodges @Robert___Harris Yes I noticed. I was a bit surprised because I'd finished it by the time I r… https://t.co/jZDwi1BB9B @fergalreid @DPJHodges @Robert___Harris That one is absolutely superb I agree, but this one is right up there with it. @ElmslieEnder @danlevene @WealdstoneFC Great. Where do you sit at CFC? @RichardMorgan10 @Robert___Harris You are just jealous.Can I recommend @Robert___Harris new book V2? It's really superb. One of his best in my view. @MrPhilNorman V2 is brilliant. @ElmslieEnder @danlevene Thank you.Nice to be in touch with a neighbour and also CFC fan. Do you go often (when we can, of course)? @HilaryFinn I think the confusion may be yours and I apologise if I caused it. You appear to think that I thought y… https://t.co/SFXlw5EAAp @dwildridge Who by? @LewisCentre It wasn’t true. And if he’d gone to Perugia it wouldn’t have been outside the rules.
9/22
2020
Been reading @Dannythefink's excellent anthology of columns, Everything In Moderation. Don't agree with everything… https://t.co/MZNXulWGHs
Retweeted by Daniel Finkelstein @danlevene Thanks Dan. It’s a privilege to have you reading and enjoying it. @becksh78 @Sime0nStylites @Shakespeare_Co Thank you for the photo. That’s terrific and really thoughtful of you. @Sime0nStylites (Although I was amused by your comment, which is good political jest, just to be clear - as people… https://t.co/gqAM2nAcHI @Dannythefink @Sime0nStylites Off topic Mr Finkelstein, but I saw your book today in @Shakespeare_Co in Paris in th… https://t.co/Nt6v8YLsMd
Retweeted by Daniel FinkelsteinEverything in moderation except his brainpower. The brilliant @Dannythefink talking about his fabulous new book, hi… https://t.co/29myIi4Piy
Retweeted by Daniel Finkelstein @Sime0nStylites I suggest they put in £1 today then double the amount every seven days. @HistoryRoan Thank you. Nice to hear from you. Do let me know if they have any questions! @fifthcapital No. It hasn't become an issue at all.Theresa May again attacks Internal Market Bill in the Commons: "In pursuit of trying to appear tough to the Europea… https://t.co/isLO2FyOcE
Retweeted by Daniel Finkelstein @fifthcapital If he’d gone and if he’d accepted hospitality yes it would be declared. @fifthcapital But he didn’t go. @GoodClearTweets @Paul_M_Craig @lilythepink15 You wouldn’t do that. @lilythepink15 @Paul_M_Craig You were indeed considering whether he went to Italy. If you are no longer considering… https://t.co/77ie3vnGa9 @GoodClearTweets @Paul_M_Craig @lilythepink15 No. @lilythepink15 @Paul_M_Craig Your credibility won't be in tact if you hare off after idiotic conspiracy theories th… https://t.co/UBLkoHo7cu @Paul_M_Craig @lilythepink15 Thanks Paul. @MikeHoo76929845 @tnewtondunn The doubling rate is going and has gone up, Mike. @lilythepink15 @Paul_M_Craig By the way, obviously it doesn't matter to me what you believe. You can believe whatev… https://t.co/Ckh5RDEpmm @lilythepink15 @Paul_M_Craig I didn't say I did or didn't. I just suggest you use your common sense. @VerityKalcev @SEZOWT @Paul_M_Craig @kentindell Because Perugia airport made a mistake.
9/21
2020

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