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Josh Barro @jbarro New York, New York

Columnist for Business Insider. Host of KCRW's Left, Right & Center & cohost w/ @popehat of All the President's Lawyers. Instagram: @ joshbarro

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Joined Twitter 9/11/08


I recognize this was is a very serious event, but I’m amazed by how many arrests from it read like “Stupid Criminal… https://t.co/H5km5IoVZJ
Retweeted by Josh Barro• Guy gets kicked of flight for shouting “Trump 2020!” • Airport cop looking at his own Insta recognizes guy from… https://t.co/JubLZz9FjR
Retweeted by Josh Barro @jamesgibney Sure.This is bizarre and the Post should provide a better accounting of why they did this. https://t.co/DfcFSTa0Zn74 million https://t.co/P5QKtdTPCV @DKThomp this says "ranked by migration growth." So it's who had the fastest growing number of moves, not who had the most moves? @maxrogo @NateSilver538 It's not clear to me that AZ ought to be approved. @NateSilver538 And we could have an answer on J&J any day now. If J&J looks good, maybe they will promptly revise up their target. @NateSilver538 I think the challenge for Biden is the main factor driving the pace here is out of their hands. It's… https://t.co/QBn3EXIJygRon, I like Biden and I want this to work but 100m shots in 100 days is Trump’s pace and you guys are going to HAVE… https://t.co/sCh4g7SVuf
Retweeted by Josh Barro.@PeteButtigieg off to a bad start endorsing the Jones Act. You can't fix transportation in this country if you are… https://t.co/YgOEtJiHnn
Retweeted by Josh BarroI don't think this is so hard to understand, but to Biden unity means: — Stigmatize, isolate, and shrink political… https://t.co/gTj4xQ10Kj
Retweeted by Josh Barro @lymanstoneky @tedfrank If it’s inconsequential why is it done? Certainly many people (including Trump) have overst… https://t.co/ntSBqY9niM @tedfrank @lymanstoneky I personally enjoyed finally seeing Trump be the victim of a genuine unfairness, given his… https://t.co/A0iXr0TTOz @lymanstoneky I’m not pleased about the firings and the early AZ call had some salutary effects. But it wasn’t good… https://t.co/JGRqTeQ3hC @lymanstoneky eh. You can make a call that pans out but was nonetheless unsupported by the then-available data. The… https://t.co/2nUczgR6mB @DemocraticLuntz BothSome of the details don’t scan either. For example, Lindell is famously in recovery, but the story quotes a friend:… https://t.co/wkDEaeLIIkThe pretty thinly sourced Krakowski-Lindell story feels like it could be a prank someone was pulling on the Daily M… https://t.co/oGa52xJZUnA shockingly(?) quick return to normalcy(?) on the covers of NYC tabloids this morning. #tabloidheds https://t.co/V3okFQHsTu
Retweeted by Josh Barro @MattZeitlin https://t.co/maI2O1iWz7 @jmartNYT @IngrahamAngle What happened to his moustache?YOU: I bet you can’t write a tragic story in only six words. ME: https://t.co/uhA6SoT9PL
Retweeted by Josh BarroAren't there a lot of recently vacated Trump staffer apartments in Navy Yard where the national guardsmen could sleep?A senator texts that the Guardsmen are being moved out of the garage tonight. “They are being moved back into Cap… https://t.co/2nvzTIXeBl
Retweeted by Josh Barro @karlbykarlsmith Why does McConnell think an affirmation is valuable? Dems want Republicans to fear using the filib… https://t.co/NP089WFezwIs it valid for travel on Delta? https://t.co/PflubSm3ajThe funny truth is that Biden will spend the unidentified time on his schedule having many meetings and phone calls… https://t.co/gior2NGiMVWell, the truth underlying this is Trump clearly spent many hours a day watching cable news and having kind of poin… https://t.co/GxoKu3lwUfThe funny thing is the stuff on this schedule is mostly not that substantive, and still doesn’t reflect most of wha… https://t.co/HSkm36XNsYFiring Will Wilkinson for that distasteful tweet is a ridiculous choice, if that is in fact what Niskanen did, but… https://t.co/NvL9WMByzi @jonathanchait My recollection was they claimed they were going to repeal insurance regs but the parliamentarian to… https://t.co/ph16LhguTw @ModeledBehavior Is this actually a statement from Niskanen?
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@shullshocked Right but you couldn’t fully repeal it through reconciliation. You could only repeal revenue and expe… https://t.co/5EgL84A74JI am not pro-filibuster, but I think the filibuster likely stopped Obamacare repeal. The kludges necessary to cram… https://t.co/628CZFmOOsRight yes, when are we announcing the boycott of the Beijing 2022 winter games? https://t.co/ANxHwLgqsVAnd we also once had *winter* games just two years apart -- Albertville 1992 and Lillehammer 1994.Is it impractical to delay the olympics another year to 2022? We used to do summer and winter games in the same year.This sucks but makes sense. Following tweet says Japan will try to get the 2032 summer games. https://t.co/VsQ2hvoWLDTime for some game theory https://t.co/vQ3ok70322Hertz has too many cars in the western US and you can get some *really* cheap one-way rentals if you're interested… https://t.co/cRdweHFnf8Fauci makes clear there are elements from what the Trump administration put in place re: vaccine distribution are b… https://t.co/77L4NZKEwU
Retweeted by Josh Barro500K+ vaccine doses administered over 37 days. NYC has a population of 8.5M. Immunization requires not one, but… https://t.co/7Auwj791fp
Retweeted by Josh BarroYou would think "are we open to a gasoline tax increase" would be pretty high on the prep agenda for a Transportati… https://t.co/ztVWnAwn5K @ipswichdude @LizMair As of last year there were 263.5 million people in the US aged 16 or older. (16 is the cutoff for the Pfizer vaccine.)I see some people saying this, but Biden's quote from December was "at least 100 million covid vaccine shots into t… https://t.co/6E4Fjr6xPBThis would be great! And I think it is plausible. But it implies a much faster pace of vaccination than Biden’s “10… https://t.co/UyzRfC5Bw0 @ptbrennan11 I wonder if Biden just spoke imprecisely @ptbrennan11 this says staying home for seven days after arrival is a "recommendation." @chrislhayes well he wore a mask and wasn't posting on facebook "status update: delivering bombs to the RNC"
Retweeted by Josh Barro @2AvSagas How about selling the rights to build those buildings and using the proceeds for something more cost-effective?*offer not valid on January 6 https://t.co/hMxZQe2HkF @craig_poche @veltman and Don Winslow is a novelistWow, bad news here for Pamala Harris https://t.co/K8NyJjdf3cThis has a Series Of Escalating Dares feel to it https://t.co/UOnmL4m5ti @veltman Wasn’t Michael Moore a George Bush reply guy?The art of the deal https://t.co/EdXrYq7WkL
Retweeted by Josh Barro2) In the past week, @business says 912,497 vaccine doses were administered per day — or 91% of Biden’s goal of 1M… https://t.co/igiVLn3Nno
Retweeted by Josh Barro1) Biden advisers keep making this claim to reporters, but the idea they’re starting “from scratch” seems like a ga… https://t.co/pNy4qXVpQK
Retweeted by Josh Barro @danielmarans @JarekFA If you cut the price of goods across Hawaii through cheaper shipping and raised real incomes… https://t.co/QzxNqWEnZM @danielmarans @JarekFA Yes. The act is great for people in Hawaii who own shipping companies or work for them. Bad for everyone else. @michaelbd But is there really a region of the world so cut off that a terror attack causing 750 deaths would take weeks to come to light? @michaelbd The sourcing on this is very odd, but I guess that might be inevitable under the circumstances?lots of nonsense already lobbed at Biden. But 2 critiques seem useful-- (1) if Biden team is going to fundamentall… https://t.co/7BNJI9M98J
Retweeted by Josh Barro @JarekFA That is a good question! Classic case of diffuse costs and concentrated benefits.The Jones Act is great if you like enforcing a high cost of living in Hawaii and Puerto Rico!BOOOOOOOOOOO https://t.co/OunOG2dF9lKlobuchar asks Pete if he would like to take this outside https://t.co/oB6hjBNEdB @thecitywanderer I question the idea that a casino would even be tourist-driven. Most Americans now live close to a… https://t.co/GOwRzt6mhfPaul Gosar is a dentist. Andy Biggs is a Mormon who holds multiple advanced degrees. Randy Bryce, famously, is an i… https://t.co/v2XuOw4qJDI continue to find these stories about politicians' siblings denouncing them to be low-information on an individual… https://t.co/bi8RsSNjD2 @jneeley78 @KevinWGlass Are the senators who are angry over this ones who also want the job? I'm sure Roy Blunt wou… https://t.co/kaxA7pzyr0News normalcy has officially resumed https://t.co/Dheht9eCsE https://t.co/YDqf7aRExB
Retweeted by Josh BarroThis is a weird statement about the party. Eventually Donald Trump will be dead. Will there be no way to have a suc… https://t.co/gjIRjI4yoq @Fyodor32768 If the senate wants to hear witness testimony, the rules allow them to establish a committee to do tha… https://t.co/FW1QyQMvFA @EdMorrissey https://t.co/CckkKaO1ex
Retweeted by Josh BarroSince the impeachment managers used their 24 hours of time last time to repeat the same arguments over and over, I… https://t.co/nx219dZo5aOn-brand for a college football coach not to want to punish criminal behavior because doing so would hurt the “team” https://t.co/599lv3hYrm
Retweeted by Josh Barro @jacobgrier When combined with the 1a groups, this list must encompass more than 75% of the population 16 or over https://t.co/mmjJ9oytppNever have five decades of trudging the state party fundraising dinner circuit paid off quite like today (h/t… https://t.co/C3GXaVivTW
Retweeted by Josh BarroPlot twist: Woman not actually bitten by rat! https://t.co/qzT7Z0U12a @HotTakesBun Well the A stops there late nights.436 users “liked” the alert about someone getting bitten by a rat. Nobody used the “angry” react. https://t.co/e2BG0jcPNjNature is healing https://t.co/hH3QyiuZZvDonald Trump is gonna be so mad he never had fireworks like thisThose are some serious fireworks @AlexParkerDC This was not in the stage playStay tuned at 10:00 for the telethon to save Tom Hanks from hypothermia
Retweeted by Josh Barro @irisandmaeve Indeed. Collins and Reed also made fun of the pajamas.Collins later released a statement saying that she and Farenthold had apologized to each other. https://t.co/8IPz9uMrCMMy favorite hot mic story of the Trump era is actually Trump-free. It’s when Blake Farenthold sort of challenged Su… https://t.co/twkcJQpIVc @TedNesi You know for a little state you guys sure cause a lot of trouble Cc: @RadioFreeTomthere was a literal coup attempt 2 weeks ago, perpetrated by the "conservatives" who couldn't handle the fact that… https://t.co/I32l6DmpU0
Retweeted by Josh Barro @codytfenwick It’s part of why Trump was so suspicious of her! @Butterflyminder They were not quite so senior, but yes.Are there lots of pairs of non-elected siblings in high level government jobs like this? Nancy Messonnier and Rod R… https://t.co/LkHeJ5l9tJ @PatriciaTreble I use the Weber Kitchen Thermometer. It’s discontinued, but I think the Weber iGrill 2 should perform similarly.I bake them on 425 until they hit 155 and then give a couple minutes under the broiler to brown the skin. Then a te… https://t.co/IIaIzrRj76 @KTMO45 I mean, the second one is right there, why not?For dinner tonight: Ina Garten’s lemon chicken breasts. And champagne. https://t.co/kOcZBrrgJJ
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