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Editorial Features Editor, in charge of @WSJ op-ed pages. Best of the Web columnist 2000-17.

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@baseballcrank So said I in 2004. (I don't think Thomas would've wanted the job, though.) https://t.co/UdM682SwXv
6/18
2020
that's so crazy, it just might work! https://t.co/xMXqlUhfk2The riots have lured Fox Butterfield out of retirement. Or his spirit lives on at the NYT. One of the two. https://t.co/wFTzS0simU
Retweeted by James Taranto @SJM0911 I never claimed to be perfect.
5/31
2020
this tweet tells quite a story https://t.co/KlHctzmYpZ
5/30
2020
I shot an elephant on my mom's couch. https://t.co/A77AXWeNZ0Activate the Cone of Silence. https://t.co/iegM7wCgIsI shot an elephant in my pajamas. https://t.co/DHH6w0izq7
5/28
2020
Hmm, no fact check on this so I guess it must be true! https://t.co/PuN15LADJQ
5/27
2020
We subscribe to the Wall Street Journal and I link to a lot of their stuff. I know that many of you hate that it's… https://t.co/JLDRRvaozw
Retweeted by James TarantoPeople aren't paying enough attention to the dog owner's improper use of the reflexive pronoun. https://t.co/5vEI6B0tsgCan the American people make a stone so large the American people can't lift it? https://t.co/snC8AfPYqD
5/26
2020
Hey, how come there's a Mother's Day and a Father's Day but no Young Adult's Day? https://t.co/wMAA3Bo4kM
5/25
2020
proof https://t.co/WbOj21geEUhypothesis https://t.co/m8Y7wz25U8 @DrEades According to the Canadians, yes. https://t.co/JOuwZL83sT
5/23
2020
what would we do without experts https://t.co/UdvmE88DZXGood news for Kellyanne and George. https://t.co/0Wtf4awvLK
5/21
2020
wow bold https://t.co/2vD49iL0QT
5/19
2020
Herbert Hoover is a regular guy https://t.co/AvXQ61ZKBp
5/15
2020
What if all the predictions turn out to be right, including Sen. Paul's? https://t.co/dKmDbE9gFiVox https://t.co/6c7M8CHHrx
5/12
2020
problem and solution https://t.co/N3XoJIvzMs
5/11
2020
Amazing. Top scientists have been trying for years to figure out how to get Trump to tweet. https://t.co/Ru8K18AgHAthat guy is going to get sick https://t.co/ruExJJSPBQ
5/9
2020
Waiting room at Quest Diagnostics. https://t.co/V4XAoHbMnq
5/8
2020
solution https://t.co/AMVVzi1GUPproblem https://t.co/ecvC6HAxO6 @davidharsanyi The term is warks.
5/7
2020
Seems to me Anton also deserves credit as an exponent of this theory in similar, and contemporary, circumstances.… https://t.co/0hVDsrW4xAIf the Gray Lady says she loves you, check it out. https://t.co/C7ItgKG7aX
5/6
2020
What ever happened to Warren Harding? https://t.co/BFCMkvedDB"People who boast of having no fear...have fear."--@BillKristol https://t.co/Jxj0dKQlRyI think I figured out who put the bomp In the bomp bah bomp bah bomp. https://t.co/8wmF4ryy8w
5/5
2020
The problem with this analogy is that lockdowns are supposed to end once the immediate danger has passed. Whether t… https://t.co/Dn8dCHaP3A
5/4
2020
Log Rolling in Our Time https://t.co/7JcQQa5j25 @BDSixsmith @amyalkon @MattHennessey
5/3
2020
This is also high comedy. Remember when they demanded the Republican National Committee investigate Kavanaugh? https://t.co/YDBos6ZDvUThe NYT responds that it'll pass, as it has LESS important things to do! https://t.co/0IFhAOzju2 https://t.co/jmj4zSA99jYou can't make this stuff up. According to the Atlantic, Biden is counting on "the media," particularly the NYT, to… https://t.co/eFyl1tr1tcThat rules out the old ones too. https://t.co/Xo8RJmMDQ2Yet the Voxen want to give California MORE senators. https://t.co/A0cqictRQwThis was in my spam filter. Anyone know if it's on the level? https://t.co/Lnxi2o6Yz4
5/2
2020
https://t.co/vhTwGUMzRvhttps://t.co/jgXJEvg4jkJoemertà https://t.co/L95RbOTQ20
5/1
2020
Max really exposes Mitt Romney as a hypocrite for criticizing Obama then going easy on Trump!… https://t.co/u960kaA4bW
4/30
2020
Prager: This is the biggest mistake in the history of humanity. Platzer: Hold my beer, I mean my cat.This isn't what I had in mind. https://t.co/wzJLqfdg0bSomeone should record a video of a cat doing something amusing and post it online. Would be a nice diversion from o… https://t.co/aOZfNbnAhs
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4/29
2020
Maybe the purpose of all the 25th Amendment talk is to prepare the ground for a Biden presidency. https://t.co/GumcPtj1dVHow come "suit" doesn't rhyme with "quit"?
4/28
2020
Monday you can hold your head Tuesday, Wednesday, stay in bed Or Thursday watch the walls instead https://t.co/Hxyi1QAcbTIt's the "As Clock Ticks..." of opinion pieces. https://t.co/YpDt9LF2gkThe headline of every single-byline op-ed piece could begin "Take It From Me..." https://t.co/LCG2TSJcXn
4/25
2020
@ericowensdc The charitable interpretation of the bleach tweet is that it was meant to be humorous.https://t.co/GcmeHxWvg9Spending a day debating whether Trump did or didn't tell people to inject bleach kind of does feel like things are getting back to normal.
Retweeted by James TarantoHere's a new one: Dr. Birx should invoke the 25th Amendment. @ProfBrianKalt https://t.co/b6gYbxiCK4If you think sunshine is the best disinfectant, chances are you haven't tried moonshine.
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4/24
2020
@joelengel I got a "nonessential" item much earlier than promised by ordering an "essential" one. Amazon combined t… https://t.co/0kEwlGIKyQ @ScottAdamsSays Possibly. https://t.co/3utnKgOqZnI don't really believe these claims that nicotine is protective against Covid, but I'll err on the side of caution and smoke a cigar.Trying to think of who might need this advice revealed the limits of my imagination. https://t.co/SaPHN1ZuyH
4/23
2020
@JerylBier dude it's voxIf the answer is yes, predictions of a Covid baby boom are sure to be borne out. https://t.co/qpsTt0HEwo
4/22
2020
what could possibly go wrong https://t.co/mEpIoErPUy"Workplace safety is now a matter of public health." Gee, thanks for the update, guys. What was it before? https://t.co/uxEhLME4GqI blame George W. Bush. https://t.co/VEpBzuFMIE
4/21
2020
Many things inspire me. https://t.co/06iOMV1PJw
4/20
2020
Wow, great headline. What do they think the stakes are in actual Russian roulette? https://t.co/cXx1SEkRD2
4/19
2020
wait, what happened to #banbossy? https://t.co/CF9Xq0062shttps://t.co/3jqG8pGcJcI've got one https://t.co/AXqDlmy9rbhttps://t.co/FnBFVnJqkwhttps://t.co/Csxx4ZEGQzHey, @ScottAdamsSays, I think The Mole is working for the speaker. https://t.co/t9bklNoqoPdefinitely, wrestle the alligator https://t.co/7Q8p57UrvSOK to call the cops to report people calling the cops to report people not wearing masks? https://t.co/40AtbvxJWK
4/18
2020
Max now faults Trump for declining to "accumulate absolute power." I guess he wasn't kidding when he said he'd pref… https://t.co/lJYwCxVgBKcan't tell if that's a yes or a no https://t.co/VEqAlNq962
4/17
2020
@swalker1224 The "bureaus" must be subdivided into "offices," although "bureau" and "office" are synonyms.https://t.co/N7d7rKiC4khttps://t.co/lCpXnB25cM
4/16
2020
interesting twist https://t.co/Yb9PsSigp3There are 81 judicial vacancies and 42 nominees pending, according to the U.S. Courts website.… https://t.co/fZM0TlJNEnNever mentioned in the piece: 40/70,000 is less than one-third the rate of known Covid-19 infection in the total U.… https://t.co/Qb0dHaDoZXGive Trump credit for knowing his limits. https://t.co/CgNCOuTHTw
4/15
2020
I haven't seen "Mutiny on the Bounty." Please refrain from posting spoilers.
4/14
2020
How do you do, fellow kids? https://t.co/yYnHSvHPjv
4/13
2020
#humblebrag https://t.co/qTQjbDhZQFNo it isn't. https://t.co/vRsqbBXT2k
4/12
2020
Pacific islanders? https://t.co/Jwsr7kqnNgSuggested title: "Where's the Beef" https://t.co/C5LJr7s8hFthat DOES sound serious https://t.co/zZtH9kY4Ki @kausmickey dude it's vox
4/10
2020
counterpoint https://t.co/e0q2ibXAcPpoint https://t.co/1Ffu02aGctWhat's Taiwan? https://t.co/DHQFIrti4G
4/9
2020
Further, the piece cites the need for insurance by those "newly unemployed" as a rationale for reopening enrollment… https://t.co/HZAmEO30rW
4/5
2020

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