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Lenika Cruz @lenikacruz Washington, DC

senior editor at @TheAtlantic. CHamoru 🇬🇺. lives off black coffee. “may your trials end in full bloom.” 아포방포. she/her. LEH-nick-uh.

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Joined Twitter 2/4/11


@maxwellstrachan @karenkho what the shit is THIS @sureisnice @karenkho lol came here to reference thatscreaming inside my heart todayI wrote about all the types of relationships that can't really exist in a pandemic, and the under-recognized but in… https://t.co/SaHHNN2ndp
Retweeted by Lenika Cruzuncle bangtan omgIn the seven years since I left Gawker to work in TV, I've had dozens of journalists reach out to ask how they migh… https://t.co/J5mQLp1WbQ
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz“We desperately want to put vaccines in the hands of providers. But we can’t give them vaccines until we receive th… https://t.co/A7MxvJDtkh
Retweeted by Lenika Cruzchimmy wanted to be twins https://t.co/LCnakVXi4VNews: Sen. Tom Carper introduces the Washington, D.C. Admission Act to make DC the 51st state.
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz"Advising people that they must do nothing differently after vaccination—not even in the privacy of their homes—cre… https://t.co/XjBMoSmcKJ
Retweeted by Lenika Cruzyoong boong @fatimafarha_ ily 💜 @shookytwts highkey same @fatimafarha_ @shookytwts imagine trying to tell fatima farha, who spends 90% of her waking hours talking about bts… https://t.co/6KA52coZ7q @fatimafarha_ @shookytwts WHAT THE HELL DUDE THIS PISSES ME OFFCOVID-19 hospitalizations in the U.S. have been declining for two weeks, according to data from @COVID19Tracking. C… https://t.co/uMgjWRZNNf
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1/27
2021
@Seokjinieeeee2 oh interesting! are you going there *for* the super bowl/to see family? are you trying to get tickets for the game itself? @AILANI_95 i was!!! it was a wild and intense day.the grammys were one whole year ago today. whew. https://t.co/VnNhqnEfW7 @innerchildjerin how could you do this to my heart how @ShiptheCaptains @BTS_twt oh MY GOD!!!!!!! @KatyHar60160359 haha no this is more of a work-related question/curiosity 😬 @tteokminnie yesssssss!!!! #SweetNight100Mdoes anyone know of folks who are planning in-person super bowl watch parties, whether around the country or in tampa? @SWatercolour @BTS_twt he got his handsies held 🥺🥺🥺🥺fantastic article by @namwalien "Blackface gets a moral makeover. It’s telling that, in most race-transformation ta… https://t.co/sUfZ3zMIta
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz @okenakab @BTS_twt i can't talk about that, my mind would explode"What is dangerous is that the president of the United States had so many different tendrils of sedition active at… https://t.co/q2JQ0pQAGb
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz @KarmaOfBTS777 @BTS_twt the weather outside is frightful but bangtan, as always, is delightful!i can't wait to recreate this with my friends after the pandemic!!!!peak winter bear energy https://t.co/E1S5t0DQO9i'm ok ha ha hahahah ha hah https://t.co/SLdrNC7H1lMy favorite cat look is “I love you, and I am also thinking right now about eating you.” https://t.co/VqGgvtImYd
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1/26
2021
my bday isn’t until june but i am manifestingall i want for my second pandemic birthday is a vaccine @shookytwts spine breakerThe case for convicting Trump and barring him from office are straightforward and overwhelming, and there are no re… https://t.co/jXpvKy1tJL
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz @star_tin alkfjdlsafj;alano one wears a button down like seokjin @amandamull suspicious of this tweet bc it exactly captures my own experience lol. i was convinced i would never lo… https://t.co/vTEHzplJGxany time someone mentions the new White House cat I think about one of my fav cat pictures. Clinton cat https://t.co/SOhTy67Cws
Retweeted by Lenika CruzI wrote about how TV addressed the Trump era, and how the best shows—Watchmen, Chernobyl—resisted the theatrics and… https://t.co/rt4PmgCDG4
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz"I wanted to be honest, regardless of the consequences. I stuck to that for... 25 years. And there were consequence… https://t.co/gc698Wr7t3
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz @fatimafarha_ i refuse to believesweet koo dreams 🐰✨y’all i got a whale already it’s okay! thank you for all the messages though 🤗 https://t.co/XClABY6Cumthank you, kookie 💜 @BTS_twt sobbing
1/25
2021
@_noonabear_ sending you love my dear. i am so sorry 💜to clarify i am buying from someone who bought an extra! i did not manage to get one myself haha
1/23
2021
Netflix’s “Bridgerton,” like many viral new Instagram accounts, satisfies a particular pandemic-induced craving: th… https://t.co/IIFp0ESa1V
Retweeted by Lenika Cruzi bought a spare whale so i won't be complaining about that on here anymore 💜🙂my sister just sent me a video of my two-year-old niece eating rice with chopsticks 🥺 i need a moment @jmouropereira LOL i know, i am conflicted, i feel like i am breaking some pact with others who have held out and not watched @hetherington i literally do nothing!!!! @AdamSerwer sorry if this crosses a line but ily @_bts_world_army Right!!!!!????? @LadyNuala it's true, i do wear my underpants on my headit's really dangerous when i'm work-emailing with someone who likes exclamation points because then my own restrain… https://t.co/JWK1AEJlgbi should finish in the soop this weekend“Unity” has become a common refrain, but it’s not what the country needs at this moment. @reetamac on President Bid… https://t.co/VNXiVK4prw
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz @GriffLightning noooo we both have sad competitive-shopping stories now @IfItPleasuresMe THIS IS ME I AM SALTY @MrsTOH2O @RafranzDavis i do not get twitter push notifications 😭 this is what i get for trying to stay away from this placethis is like death by a thousand sold-out noticesthis twitter account is henceforth dedicated to the whale that got awaythe whale and i are not meant to be and that’s ok🐋🤡🥲https://t.co/7VmOAKfDn5
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1/22
2021
@GoAwayWithJae jae-ha!!!! 😭😭😭🥺🥺🥺it was easier to get concert tickets than this dang whale loli will never get a whalewhale sold out tweet number 3!!!! @fatimafarha_ oh my god i have never had this before!!!! but i need it now!!!!Here's the travel ban rescission EO: https://t.co/Rsic7wmXYm
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz @fatimafarha_ absolutely not, you'd be a hero @GameyWarrior777 i don't think i will process this new reality for a WHILE @davidlsims literally same lol @fatimafarha_ omg girl, YES. what flavor?so, how's everyone doing this evening!!!!
1/21
2021
Today, Amanda Gorman became the youngest ever U.S. inaugural poet. @NPR spoke with Gorman about her writing process… https://t.co/k8AgJoNTwn
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz @MrsTOH2O @BTS_twt JUMBO RJ!!!!!!! SO CUTE!!!!!! i cannot wait for mine to arriveTrump did terrible damage to the country and it’s thanks to those who refused the arrogant counsel that everything… https://t.co/HD0a7QYMKi
Retweeted by Lenika Cruzthis was a very good piece about ICP from last april!!! https://t.co/bb7YGeaGjwThe President of the United States just used the words “white supremacy” in an inaugural address — and vowed to def… https://t.co/zTEEQy5Law
Retweeted by Lenika Cruzfeels like the american carnage speech was just yesterdaywowwhy can’t i sleep 🥲 @Haddalphin ily 🥰.@ossoff trying to explain how he gets to be the senior senator from Georgia. https://t.co/GxRwG9oLFh
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz @GenePark why would you put this on my tl gene"Starting tomorrow, the highest levels of the federal government will stop intentionally, gleefully trying to make… https://t.co/Xhrqn7sVrV
Retweeted by Lenika Cruzportrait by @Haddalphin @okenakab AN OCEAN OF TEARSgn 💛 https://t.co/NhVE3skqCmTa-Nehisi Coates on Donald Trump's legacy: “It is still deeply challenging for so many people to accept the reality… https://t.co/duCJGRrfLu
Retweeted by Lenika CruzPresident Trump's schedule for tomorrow: The President and The First Lady will depart the White House at 8:00AM for Palm Beach, Florida.
Retweeted by Lenika CruzThinking tonight of all the souls that did not survive the Trump presidency. I have hope. But it is surrounded by grief.
Retweeted by Lenika Cruzthis beautiful film came out in november 2016, remember november 2016?NO ONE GOES BEYOND THE REEF
1/20
2021

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