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Politics writer, teacher & something else TK emmaroller@gmail.com

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also Chicago apparently has Santacon too now, so I thoroughly owned myselfupon reflection this is a dumb take, written more out of spite about the consolidation of media jobs than anything.… https://t.co/ECnxzm02RF @nickdevlin @floozyesq that’s what I said!!!Christina won a bunch of Bloody Mary mix in the raffle!!! https://t.co/gl3a2IJTsSthis is the most homoerotic event I’ve ever witnessed https://t.co/M1xfVDzMFYcorrection: a LYFT driver!!! https://t.co/yFzXFjAkaz
12/9
2018
@emmaroller have you heard about the duck in the park though
Retweeted by 𝕰𝖒𝖒𝖆 π•½π–”π–‘π–‘π–Šπ–— @extremely_wet shut the FUCK UP @Lubchansky they’re all clones of my uncle Sandy, a retired dockworker and ardent Trump supporterin all seriousness I’m very tired of NYC media people constantly tweeting about the slow trains or the snow or what… https://t.co/6bvFZW42C1a good solution to avoiding Santacon is to live in a city that’s not full of the most obnoxious people alive imoHad a great time list night seeing @JAdomian, who made my mascara run from laugh-crying too much, and who deserves… https://t.co/9NM8aDcBoi @dceiver Avengers 4: new episodes of Nailed It went up today!!! @AlbertBurneko @jack_hamilton YOU’RE OFF TO NORTH POLE WORKSHOP LANDGone Girl (2014) https://t.co/wkSvgBdIbZ
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12/8
2018
@theintercept I think it’s safe to say our current system of government is simply not equipped to handle this level… https://t.co/t4kp4LDiH1For @theintercept, I wrote about why it’s reasonable to call what happened in Wisconsin this week what it is: a cou… https://t.co/VNyb0tUpqmRepublicans are clinging to power in Wisconsin. Expect to see more GOP power grabs. https://t.co/9x8b0bgfk6 by @emmaroller
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Retweeted by 𝕰𝖒𝖒𝖆 π•½π–”π–‘π–‘π–Šπ–—City of Oakland backed down from evicting the Houses and Dignity Village yesterday morning after dozens showed up t… https://t.co/bAilOipt2B
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12/7
2018
if i get a gd award for Not Dying it will be the most extreme participation trophy ever won https://t.co/tOxmg7kLWC
Retweeted by 𝕰𝖒𝖒𝖆 π•½π–”π–‘π–‘π–Šπ–—I enjoyed losing to @dliebelson last year and look forward to losing to @molly__o this year https://t.co/cl2N3QkgQlI’m busy with a class full of second graders rn but thank everyone for your kind words!!!!! https://t.co/D5VggkJ54I @extremely_wet @brother_dag if it is a satanic building I will reconsider my opinion @turnageb I barely thought about it in the first place tbh @jmtryneski @blagojevism am I β€œcanceled”I’ve decided my one deeply held Chicago Opinion will be hating the John Hancock building for no reason. trapezoid lookin assBreaking: North Carolina GOP passes voter ID law in lame duck session before they lose supermajority & Dem gov can… https://t.co/WYQRcXzYbD
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Retweeted by 𝕰𝖒𝖒𝖆 π•½π–”π–‘π–‘π–Šπ–—The same people that say β€œFake it till you make it.” Say β€œKeep it Real” Let that sink in.........
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12/6
2018
my dude looks like Nosferatu got fillers https://t.co/OgRtMcc4AX @kathbarbadoro looking at this account this inspired me to immediately delete all male IG followers I don’t personally knowR vs. D playbook https://t.co/7IHY665jWZ
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Retweeted by 𝕰𝖒𝖒𝖆 π•½π–”π–‘π–‘π–Šπ–— @Jesselansner ah!No, you like it because it lets you escape the flat dreariness of liberalism for a little while. Because deep down you want a king or queen.
Retweeted by 𝕰𝖒𝖒𝖆 π•½π–”π–‘π–‘π–Šπ–— @ClareCoffey lol idk, just seems like something my WASPy grandparents would drinkwhy doesn’t Douthat just come out and say he wants a monarchy? that is both simpler to understand and more interest… https://t.co/UUqDAwJ9TUone time in 2011 a protester dumped an entire beer on Robin Vos’ head and that is the only good story I have associ… https://t.co/XXvLF0exTIL M F A O https://t.co/s4KEVrZc1OGOP-Controlled Wisconsin Legislature Votes To Dissolve State Rather Than Let Democrats Have It… https://t.co/hnxP3B0xWt
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Retweeted by 𝕰𝖒𝖒𝖆 π•½π–”π–‘π–‘π–Šπ–—when someone says β€œchicken tendies” out loud, in public https://t.co/aAKSku01cO @ashleyfeinberg you already have a job bitcjThe Weekly Standard’s disgruntled owners should simply give me the money to start a fresh new conservative newsmagazine. This is NOT a scam
12/5
2018
Every guy who has a podcast and his girlfriend https://t.co/8YOaCdznCf
Retweeted by 𝕰𝖒𝖒𝖆 π•½π–”π–‘π–‘π–Šπ–—this rules https://t.co/dXIs54fbyostrongly considering unfollowing everyone on here and only re-following @Ocasio2018here’s something you can do to help someone and make yourself feel good today https://t.co/Tecj80W7IDmy first piece for the intercept is out!! it's on bipartisanship as a cover for elitist conservatism, both in polic… https://t.co/MpVXaoiqRM
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Retweeted by 𝕰𝖒𝖒𝖆 π•½π–”π–‘π–‘π–Šπ–— @quesoylibertad This is a good point - I suppose I meant β€œon their way out” more in the long term. I’m hoping the 2… https://t.co/J69mqc9NAL @benwikler Read this by @dankaufman70 for more background https://t.co/CqYwBh1Ea6 @benwikler The only silver lining: Walker and his lackeys in the Wisconsin GOP clearly see the writing on the wall,… https://t.co/PhQabqhFa1 @benwikler It’s been inspiring, and infuriating, to see Wisconsinites having to protest Walker’s various power grab… https://t.co/KY0HR9RVzbCorrection: this proposal died in committee last night! Good thread here from @benwikler about the lame duck shenan… https://t.co/qcieTo461SThe GOP state lawmakers who won their seats by skewing their districts are now voting to move the 2020 presidential… https://t.co/RYmfLiB6shScott Walker and Wisconsin’s GOP state lawmakers gerrymandered their way into the majority, and are now using a lam… https://t.co/HBCjnEgWEgYou know the world is in a great place when our largest corporations are literally using the same strategies as Nat… https://t.co/m6l445Enxx
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12/4
2018
in any case this story of people with diverging politics who become pals, like all others in that tired genre, is a… https://t.co/LCcfuHKGHW
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12/3
2018
One quote from George H. W. Bush shows the imperial hubris he embodied. On July 3, 1988, the US shot down an Irani… https://t.co/py7wAxOCmT
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12/2
2018
Outrageous. Wisconsin lame duck Republican special session that will strip power from governor and AG is allowing O… https://t.co/4MdMogHS3u
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12/1
2018

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