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Former career US Foreign Service Officer. Resigned in 1991, when desk officer, over Yugoslav policy. Airbnb Superhost. Beekeeper. Critic at large.

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Joined Twitter 7/8/11


The Democrats should be able to focus simultaneously on the overall message AND the simple facts of who, what, when… https://t.co/62ujvrhlAlOr take the when question. When did the black campaign start? I guess the point is that the problem isn’t about ju… https://t.co/Y2CU5vAsRlRegarding, for example, the who question. We know that Sondland, Volker, Perry, Rudy, and Rudy’s two helpers were i… https://t.co/0p4llwI9UiI don’t think the Democrats have explicitly (or even accidentally) set out to provide the most basic answers.Who, what, when, why, where? Who was on Trump’s black team? Who among the Ukrainians did they hit up for bribes?… https://t.co/MyH00rTCJWI knew Mark Zandi was skeptical, so I had him check the numbers on my plan to pay for #MedicareForAll. He confirmed… https://t.co/c4cGdNaAhS
Retweeted by George KenneyGym Jordan. https://t.co/1XUmcszu9H
Retweeted by George Kenney @CynthiaAlksne @RepAdamSchiff @danielsgoldman @USAmbEU @HardballChris Bravo!
11/14
2019
@Too_Much_Online @RD_Economist I have long argued that the U of C bears a huge share of the blame.
Retweeted by George Kenney @Too_Much_Online @RD_Economist I have long argued that the U of C bears a huge share of the blame.Mostly the witnesses talked about circumstances outside the chain of command. Nothing about what happened within pr… https://t.co/nm3q6HH7jXThe State Department lives for paper. Every crisis is a paper blizzard. It is thus inconceivable that a paper trail… https://t.co/5Tda6KzHfB @paulwaldman1 They are all fascists and many (most?) are dyed-in-the-wool Nazis.Of course Stephen Miller is a white nationalist. There's really nothing to argue about anymore: https://t.co/39iZHIpWMt
Retweeted by George KenneyThis newly introduced landmark legislation would raise corporate income tax rates on corporations that pay their to… https://t.co/laev4HluJ6
Retweeted by George KenneyMark your calendars - November 20th. Epic clash as @RepAdamSchiff and @danielsgoldman, quiet public servants with f… https://t.co/cM1BOv28ff
Retweeted by George KenneyA wealth tax along the lines of plans advanced by Senators Warren & Sanders would subject Michael Bloomberg to as m… https://t.co/KKo7mXpXYA
Retweeted by George KenneyRunning for President just might be the most lucrative investment billionaire Michael Bloomberg could right now mak… https://t.co/Xk3cm0XkVC
Retweeted by George Kenney @S_R_Anders @pdanahar @StateDept This is wildly incorrect for many reasons. Questioning should have explored what p… https://t.co/EwHS06bngg
Retweeted by George Kenney @S_R_Anders @pdanahar @StateDept This is wildly incorrect for many reasons. Questioning should have explored what p… https://t.co/EwHS06bnggNEW: Two sources tell me and @ArdenFarhi @CBSNews David Holmes is indeed the staffer who overheard the Trump-Sondla… https://t.co/tkFx2GcWMm
Retweeted by George Kenney @CynthiaAlksne Sondland and Volker should flip on each other. 😎New revelation about 7/26 phone call between Trump and Sondland where they discussed the“investigations.” Sondland… https://t.co/wCGP9QcjJv
Retweeted by George KenneyState is a whirlwind of paper. It must be in large part to keep everybody on the same page. Either discussion of t… https://t.co/4MPv9ymHNjThis is a missing part of the picture. I know State. A second, unofficial channel would never have gone unnoticed… https://t.co/Sm4tvpxx6yThinking about it, Bolton advised Taylor to cable Pompeo to clarify things. It was pretty good advice. But what tro… https://t.co/4amBIJO2juNOTES! I’ve been wondering when that question would arise!NBC: impeachment ABC: impeachment CBS: impeachment PBS: impeachment MSNBC: impeachment CNBC: impeachment CNN: impea… https://t.co/dYfpt2BtNr
Retweeted by George KenneyA better way to think about it is that career foreign service are “permanent America”. No matter where they are or… https://t.co/yhqvBoxubJ
Retweeted by George KenneyYes but Taylor’s optimism re Ukraine seems to me wholly unfounded. Ah well...I’m hard pressed to remember any witness being permitted such a lengthy statement before questioning by the panel
Retweeted by George Kenney @PreetBharara The whole thing is so tawdry and disgusting. How can Trump keep getting away with this shit? @PreetBharara A good ‘un.Don’t think I’ve seen a straighter arrow than Bill Taylor
Retweeted by George Kenney#BillTaylor couldnt fathom that #Ukraine military aid was being upheld for investigations. #Pence Zelensky mtg Penc… https://t.co/mcQGvWFgBE
Retweeted by George Kenney @mayawiley No, I don’t think so. Too long and is dragging on. His points will be lost.This, from William Taylor’s prepared remarks, is new: https://t.co/ZM4P2vknV6
Retweeted by George Kenney @JoyceWhiteVance @gtconway3d Correct.What Amb. Taylor is saying, right now, seems as smoking-gun-ish as anything on public record in past few years.
Retweeted by George KenneyYet Taylor seems, to this day, unable to fully process what has happened. Incredulous in suspension.There's always one... 😅 #ATeamComeTrue https://t.co/p7QRZQ5nOu
Retweeted by George KenneyIf this whole diplomat thing doesn't work out for whatever reason, Bill Taylor has a voice for radio.
Retweeted by George KenneySee, I would trust Taylor. I would worry, though, what squirrelly shit Kent might get up to. Still, it takes guts… https://t.co/w7lZpILbV3 @JamesFallows A different league than Kent.Amb Taylor is coming across the way many people imagined Robert Mueller would.
Retweeted by George KenneyTaylor much more impressive.It has zero acknowledgement that what Trump did was wrong. It reminds me of a bad Supreme Court advocate, hiding al… https://t.co/l7B6BuMiH6
Retweeted by George KenneyI’m gonna say the wrong thing. Kent is solid but not outstanding and, in fact, downright boring. What happened to… https://t.co/XLnk9SbXSdFinancial Times: Today’s super-wealthy "lucky to live at an unusually helpful time in economic history." https://t.co/JeJzEGgBnm
Retweeted by George KenneyKent’s opening statement. Easier to read than (winces) listen to. https://t.co/razhTyHgAq#GeorgeKent bow tie with matching pocket square is everything!
Retweeted by George KenneyIowa Farmer Devin Nunes isn't that smart.
Retweeted by George KenneyMax once again has it right. I’ve spoken with him and heard him speak several times in Dallas, and he nails it.… https://t.co/Vol6aI6WYc
Retweeted by George KenneyIt is not. https://t.co/9l8WMHqkYq
Retweeted by George KenneyI can’t, btw, bear to listen to Nunes so turned sound off...It’s kind of astonishing that anyone as stupid as Nunes could be elected to Congress. Having said that, I thought… https://t.co/AUef7ZFTMA @paulwaldman1 @TheWeek https://t.co/WOi00c2Xdo @gelliottmorris People marrying their first cousins, legal in North Carolina, may have something to do with their a… https://t.co/JW6HUMvI4S @andymartinink @Independent And above all, it’s ok to be a failure. Everybody fails. Everybody, ultimately, is a lo… https://t.co/65unM1CLjk
Retweeted by George Kenney @IchiroTanimoto @andymartinink @Independent “Nazism is Easy” — Andy sure got that right! @andymartinink @drheathermartin @Independent I can’t wait for the verb “to be” to get the same treatment. It’s been… https://t.co/kEMP54eLBc
Retweeted by George Kenney @KenneyGeorge @drheathermartin @Independent She should do that one next.
Retweeted by George Kenney“‘I love your verses with all my heart,’ the letter began, ‘and this is no off-hand complimentary letter that I sha… https://t.co/QSFH4KVkEX
Retweeted by George KenneyLunch Money Life go live at the Boiler Room https://t.co/hKcVMzK8l6 @lunchmoneylife Contemporary jazz at its most far-out.
Retweeted by George KenneyThe proverbial money quote: “What’s the fastest way to resolve issues and restore the relationship? Only money.” https://t.co/EOJIZ1nGtx
Retweeted by George KenneyOne of Ukraine’s most powerful figures, oligarch Ihor Kolomoisky, tells The New York Times that it’s time to give u… https://t.co/GAe83eEESQ
Retweeted by George KenneyThey make a strong case. 'Is gendered language the last stronghold of binarism?' @drheathermartin @Independent https://t.co/dgvSbemueB
Retweeted by George Kenney @andymartinink @drheathermartin @Independent I can’t wait for the verb “to be” to get the same treatment. It’s been… https://t.co/kEMP54eLBcElizabeth Warren says that, without change, Americans will spend $11 trillion from their own pockets over the next… https://t.co/Ghi9s19ziP
Retweeted by George KenneyRats. Bested by the Wednesday NYT puzzle. I got the rebus but missed five squares. Oh well...Agree! In fact, quite excellent. Well done, Disney. https://t.co/VzjEdo1xVfDo not move past this story. This is a senior advisor to the President. These emails are odious. And “Hatewatch was… https://t.co/QKMb0sBIyd
Retweeted by George Kenney @gelliottmorris I signed up for Disney steaming mainly just for that (but curious also about old Disney films).I am happy to report that The Mandalorian is good
Retweeted by George KenneyWell certainly we wouldn’t invite Erdogan to the WH; oh wait, we did: US has surveillance video of a possible war c… https://t.co/qGmOnYtqF2
Retweeted by George Kenney @KenneyGeorge @AliVelshi @charlie_savage @MSNBC Something about leopards and spots...
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11/13
2019
For a guy who fancies himself equal parts combative and attention-craving, it’s pretty surprising that Roger Stone… https://t.co/fd29pwKFPW
Retweeted by George KenneyGood things come to those who wait. (And y'all have been very, very patient;)
Retweeted by George KenneyHi guys, I'll see you tomorrow, bright & early on @PBS where the @NewsHour will be going live to cover the impeach… https://t.co/eeFvUXole3
Retweeted by George KenneyGreat Thanksgiving narrative! https://t.co/vMvUUMFy9u via @NYTimes @CynthiaAlksne @AliVelshi @charlie_savage @MSNBC You’d better believe it’s not the whole truth. Volker was in my A1… https://t.co/AegvUVxXYZJoining @AliVelshi with @charlie_savage in a few. Am obsessing on Volker’s “slick” responses. Smarter than Sondla… https://t.co/VdnQXNVIR6
Retweeted by George KenneyRising US wealth #inequality since the 1980s almost entirely due to the top 0.1%. https://t.co/rohV5HtvwI https://t.co/E6NvLGNsaJ
Retweeted by George KenneyThank you to all of the brave protesters who showed up and raised their voices outside of the Supreme Court this mo… https://t.co/ZOGnONS4S6
Retweeted by George Kenney @gelliottmorris Why vote for Biden when you can directly vote for Trump?This is not how American politics works today (or really even when Biden was VP) https://t.co/kIqkq7asCe
Retweeted by George Kenney @ewarren And it’s worth remembering that Biden could never in a million years imagine the need to change the system.A thinner and thinner slice of the top has taken a massive amount of wealth while America’s middle class has been h… https://t.co/APCumR4jTU
Retweeted by George KenneyU.S. drone feeds appeared to show Turkish-backed Arab gunmen targeting civilians in Syria last month, U.S. official… https://t.co/dCKCJiNSh8
Retweeted by George Kenney @mushenska Have you read Reacher Said Nothing by @andymartinink? You must.
Retweeted by George KenneyThus proving, once again, that Chuck Schumer is an idiot. He should be voted out. https://t.co/jAcyQsZzg4 via @NYTimesTuesday’s NYT crossword 13:57 — a bit over a minute faster than my average. I got stumped on a Tuesday a little whi… https://t.co/pENopv445xIn reviewing the George Kent testimony, I would just note he went apple picking with his wife in Markham, VA. If yo… https://t.co/uRjFppEmZx
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11/12
2019
Uber president admits he was wrong to call Rape of Nanjing "a trade dispute between Japan and China."
Retweeted by George KenneyAs Trump relentlessly moves the goalposts regarding acceptable behavior, and as Republicans shower him with devotio… https://t.co/LlZ1ME2QZAOn Veterans Day, I'd like to thank @SenDuckworth @RepSherrill @ElaineLuriaVA @RepHoulahan @SenJoniErnsthttps://t.co/flxoMuU9rl
Retweeted by George KenneyWhich, if true, is a wow moment. https://t.co/KOq9cygn68
Retweeted by George Kenney @gtconway3d @realDonaldTrump Their concern in one word is spelled c o u p.this is a terrific idea https://t.co/Sk1aYvbHea
Retweeted by George KenneyIt’s an honor to be here & share this moment with some of the @TeamWarren staff including Jossie, Max, Maria and Er… https://t.co/pEfvmdLS5Q
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11/11
2019

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