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politics writer / words in @GQmagazine @washingtonpost @rollingstone @cosmopolitan etc. / @huffpost alum / co-founder @savethenews / bayou kid in Brooklyn!

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Joined Twitter 9/27/09


Just legit cried watching a man do push-ups https://t.co/0FmYkX9xRPBill Murray receives a legal demand from the Doobie Brothers. And it’s everything you’d want it to be... https://t.co/R1L99yZSBj
Retweeted by Laura BassettThis is just a masterpiece, every word of it. I’m in awe of @hhavrilesky’s brilliant writing https://t.co/NXF0YsmWlOI can’t believe there are people who even think things like this much less tweet them. https://t.co/Slj7JdrHrmIt took a photographer 4 years -- night after night in snorkeling gear and weights -- to capture this image of a be… https://t.co/u0B8Z3ZRs1
Retweeted by Laura Bassett
9/25
2020
Me: What’s in your mouth Dog: Me: Is that horse poop Dog: **holds entire paddy of horse poop in his mouth**… https://t.co/CgcLJjwT7JI have to believe they’ll be back someday, the alternative is too bleak https://t.co/PVzm54dORJWe went to a Trump rally to ask people what they see in their Facebook feeds. You can watch the full video here:… https://t.co/fKdgLNHRaf
Retweeted by Laura BassettThis article is the most persuasive case for court-packing I've read yet. It lays the Republican position bare in a… https://t.co/qhM3SIyMn5
Retweeted by Laura BassettWow. It really escalates at about 1:25 https://t.co/vPPl15008bFor the first 3 or so years of Trump's term there was certain mode of analysis fairly common among self-styled savv… https://t.co/vP9uYOrXlp
Retweeted by Laura Bassett @ShawnHils loving your lid discourse todayNot a feel-good story. It's a horrifying indictment of this country that an 89-year-old man had to deliver pizzas b… https://t.co/E9UZC5wLWMThis @LEBassett profile of Nancy Pelosi is excellent and you should absolutely read it. Pelosi is such a polarizing… https://t.co/hZFpAwzXZ1
Retweeted by Laura BassettThere is no explanation for this beyond pure white supremacy https://t.co/AGGh4K0VAiCome for @LEBassett's insightful look into Nancy Pelosi, stay for the taxidermied bald eagle Harry Reid gave Pelosi. https://t.co/5aD433IQdX
Retweeted by Laura Bassett @jess_mc https://t.co/dLpZti0wRi @bjdavis Ahh thanks Ben!!At the very least, I hope you learn something about her taxidermy bald eagle, Sparky.“Somebody said the other day, ‘Why don’t you go talk to him?’ ” Pelosi says of Trump. “And I’m like, ‘I don’t have… https://t.co/Z0ckKpn3gi
Retweeted by Laura Bassett @emmaladyrose @SpeakerPelosi 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼An absolutely masterful profile of ⁦@SpeakerPelosi⁩ by ⁦@LEBassett⁩. No matter how you feel about Pelosi, this is w… https://t.co/DV0a9kgETT
Retweeted by Laura BassettAnyway, go read @LEBassett’s story! It’s really good. https://t.co/U5ItsOMhz9
Retweeted by Laura BassettThere are so many 🔥 quotes and 👀 details in this @LEBassett profile of @SpeakerPelosi that I lost count, but here i… https://t.co/lJRIzqo1F5
Retweeted by Laura BassettI spent some time with Nancy Pelosi in June, at the height of the George Floyd protests and pandemic, for this prof… https://t.co/OZfs5ZuYZAIt's hard to explain how moved I am that people keep taking to the streets. It just seems normal now, but it's a LO… https://t.co/4qX8xigaA0
Retweeted by Laura BassettProtestors marching across the Williamsburg bridge right now https://t.co/fM9x9GUFRm
Retweeted by Laura Bassett @akramsrazor Pretty decent actuallyThe helicopter activity over NYC right now is wild. More anarchy in the air than on the ground @gavinsblog This is clearly entirely about love Gavin, how dare you @emmaladyrose I appreciate the endorsement @gavinsblog I’m in let’s go @gavinsblog Cool what’re you doing tomorrowJust throwing this out there: does anyone with a non-US passport wanna marry meOK this is real bad tho https://t.co/7K9sLEFkQX
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9/24
2020
I’m with the 2-yo on this tbh https://t.co/Ywu1iwXkzyLove having the feeling like I'm standing on a bridge with a bungee cord tied to my ankle every single waking second of every day.
Retweeted by Laura BassettIf we thought the problem and the solution to the tragedy of Breonna Taylor was simply prosecuting these cops, then… https://t.co/6w5bGfptzG
Retweeted by Laura Bassett @FreshHotCoffee2 AmenHe's calling it an "unfortunate error."Yesterday--on National Voter Registration Day-- Louisiana's GOP Secretary of State took the voter registration webs… https://t.co/eoNDLrI0vVMy dad’s takes are usually correct https://t.co/72LTLVgTBmEveryone-and I do mean everyone-should be against officers being able to walk into your home and kill you with impunity. Everyone.
Retweeted by Laura Bassett @jesseflorig As a longstanding ally, you get one mansplain pass https://t.co/27xU5YWDE7 @jcgchicago @sebmodak Glad to hear that. I was extremely proud of this jokeYou're not supposed to get to pick the arbiter of your own election. This is insane https://t.co/LgjfgtRz31Breonna Taylor’s life mattered. This result is a disgrace and an abdication of justice. Our criminal justice system… https://t.co/fdkdgS2IJl
Retweeted by Laura BassettIt’s a special kind of cruelty that more protestors in Louisville tonight will be charged than men who murdered Breonna Taylor
Retweeted by Laura Bassett @sebmodak Everyone’s so lonely in the pandemic that even your COVID test is hitting on youAn army of RBG’s law clerks are waiting on the steps of the Supreme Court to pay their respects. Goosebumps. https://t.co/hZhblCoMRt
Retweeted by Laura BassettBut seriously. What’s up with men https://t.co/mlVyts5fZz @morninggloria Evergreen @rabbiandykahn ❤️exactly❤️Everything feels bad, so here is something good: Pedro turned 6 months old today. We celebrated with his favorite a… https://t.co/6zJWXCWjqaTurn on your television. Congratulations. We're all very happy for you. https://t.co/PXzggXEhYt
Retweeted by Laura BassettI wrote about Trump's cynical, hollow vow to replace RBG with a woman, and how it grotesquely perverts the feminist… https://t.co/ca23gem526This is the perfect distillation of Republican policymaking.This addresses supposed "abortions" after birth, which do not exist. Yes, Trump is signing an executive order about… https://t.co/xzVfd4Fg69I worked on something a little different than what I normally do https://t.co/M57h8M4S0Q
Retweeted by Laura BassettI think about this tweet once a week https://t.co/y5kj0zPBiT @rabbiandykahn @blordstweeds https://t.co/lH1BKq8mQ0This man is not fit to be a doctor or a senator. https://t.co/CPdnC99SUD @byKateSmith As is PelosiMy eyes just bulged. https://t.co/02bzr3rZep https://t.co/vJUBb4z5mi
Retweeted by Laura Bassett"A second White House official who worked closely with Trump quibbled with the comparison... 'Woodrow Wilson was ou… https://t.co/hJWKdsqblr"After phone calls with Jewish lawmakers, Trump has muttered that Jews 'are only in it for themselves' and 'stick t… https://t.co/xFdt1EUgBT
Retweeted by Laura Bassetthappy birthday dad https://t.co/LhWgk02hBk
Retweeted by Laura Bassetti don’t think i would call this a contingency plan as much as a conspiracy to end the american republic https://t.co/b5wc43I4YA
Retweeted by Laura BassettThe president on violent protesters: "Cans of tuna fish. They go out and buy tuna fish and soup. You know that, rig… https://t.co/AA4b32RuWT
Retweeted by Laura Bassettdelete ur account https://t.co/onZWi7U2I7
Retweeted by Laura Bassett @AndyBCampbell They’re like frisée lettuce. They just taste like hairY'all, Texas is winnable. Here's the key: the turnout MACHINES are the down-ballot candidates. They're spunkier, le… https://t.co/jzKfIkLJEX
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9/23
2020
This is the... opposite of access journalism though? She would be reluctant to criticize you if all she cared about… https://t.co/ZpSXoOkYLwImagine holding a presidential debate in the year 2020, as the West Coast is literally on fire, and not addressing… https://t.co/TvvnxvGYRE"Race and violence in our cities" as a topic is really leaning hard into the Trump narrative https://t.co/aAxJnAHOUz
Retweeted by Laura BassettConservatives are correct that liberals complain more about the electoral college AFTER conservatives vote for auth… https://t.co/3LJVLOx7Ko
Retweeted by Laura Bassett @MisterLebowski Lol @AndrewTaverrite Might as well be CanadaMy boyfriend also definitely exists. He just lives in Canada, we talk on the phone https://t.co/rbgfAVPAD4Another day of utter chaos in this hellish city https://t.co/JSksiVseRPhttps://t.co/HXrBb4PWHZ https://t.co/NKkySYXLjGI regret to inform you I have been owned by this textbook from 1934 https://t.co/3kFE3t6ZA6
Retweeted by Laura BassettAnd the man replacing her calls women pigs and dogs and has been accused of sexual assault by 26 women. https://t.co/FK1VYKNlTX @Shawna @newsemmys I’m now extremely upset that I never received a karaoke trophyFinally, a SCOTUS justice who’s good on tv. I can think of little else that matters more https://t.co/AXyuG2W0kcStill recovering slowly in a Berlin hospital, Alexei @Navalny wrote a really touching Instagram post dedicated to h… https://t.co/Fs691Fu359
Retweeted by Laura BassettHigh voter turnout always benefits Democrats, because the country has significantly more liberals than conservative… https://t.co/ezghHrPYpcThe country is not center-right. Democrats have won the popular vote in almost every election in recent history; th… https://t.co/vM7AXdXskrThe "pro-life" moniker has never been more meaningless. They don't care about life. They want to control women, and… https://t.co/e43QC3KNUl“Look, Trump is a criminal but I will pluck out my own spine and float around like a jellyfish for eternity if it m… https://t.co/4y51784Q21Imagine voting to impeach the president and also voting to confirm his Supreme Court nomineeMitt Romney is the new Susan Collins. The right hated him before; now everyone hates him. https://t.co/RhkAlfg3AJ @zachdcarter Suspiciously earnest @Zuzu4paws @joanwalsh Lol I can’t get it out of my head either now. A tremendous self-own @iluvchickenparm yes. @realDonaldTrump ItsWhen you open the book, the sax solo from “Careless Whisper” starts playing https://t.co/vqbXkyeoXGIf NYC is an anarchist jurisdiction then explain: the most perfect trash pile I’ve ever seen https://t.co/0kPR1ACb1T
9/22
2020
@MattLaslo Me n Ann 👯‍♀️ @MattLaslo Exactly. Ann Coulter apparently had the same thought https://t.co/5Ib3bb5s6x
9/21
2020

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