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The concept is longstanding but apparently Stalin was the first person to use the phrase “American exceptionalism”… https://t.co/qY5IYTVflb“From obstruction of justice to sexual assault allegations to campaign finance law violations, Trump is counting on… https://t.co/xxdoiy6bAt
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasWhat makes Election 2020 so fraught is that Trump is facing so much risk of legal accountability that he has unusua… https://t.co/pcK6xwGG9D.@KBeds of the Biden campaign says that the Trump campaign asked as a condition that Chris Wallace not mention the… https://t.co/oPgxfGfQRk
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasThe valence of whether or not the facts do or should care about your feelings often seems to switch when this topic… https://t.co/EbnjquLgYgTotally agree with @DavidAFrench. The worst toxin the GOP bloodstream today is pure hate for the majority of the pe… https://t.co/c896X5FdAc
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasI also met a guy once who was very fired-up about the Waters of the United States rule which he believed would impa… https://t.co/yDCQ80bV5QNot to say that every Trump voter is anti-abortion! The data is actually pretty clear he won over a fair number of… https://t.co/t1TaYTMKIZI continue to believe the only sane Trump take is a woman who told me in 2017 that she agreed with a lot of my crit… https://t.co/1TleZQN1AWEven if you want to give Trump his mulligan on Covid-related job losses (which seems weird to me) the economic stor… https://t.co/1VHZJBF75sThis is true, but also the complacent rich person “Trump was good for the stock market” take does not really accord… https://t.co/hiD2onT0opYes! When interest rates are low, borrowing money and investing in useful things (primarily clean energy and relate… https://t.co/Y30yDQyjRfI obtained a recording of a private meeting Trump had with religious right leaders in 2016. It's pretty revealing (… https://t.co/DcXfJe5E8U
Retweeted by Matthew Yglesiashttps://t.co/7NuBCfamNwRe-funding the tax police should be a top Dem priority. It's a reform that's both good and popular as an end itself… https://t.co/kmDbeyluxJ
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasThe strongest defense of Wieseltier’s routine mistreatment of young women that I’ve heard from his friends and admi… https://t.co/1L180a5Zgshttps://t.co/LS5yexGaSbhttps://t.co/tGPVKZi2tEThis is the comeback America did not need. https://t.co/cpusNtfNaSAnd insisting on fine-grained age breakdowns is incredibly reasonable! The health risks are different for 6 year-… https://t.co/ROvvRoXZmfPutting forward “reopen the schools” as part of a general “reopen everything” mindset was a recipe for disaster. Bu… https://t.co/jjy2J0VBobMy view is that prioritizing school reopening was absolutely the correct idea. The problem is the Trump administr… https://t.co/kjU2ZMf1GFHere’s a whole thread from @zeynep https://t.co/MeWyLIm70sTrump has mishandled the school opening issue on the level of communication and budget policy, but I find this arti… https://t.co/76LJJGIjIk @jonfavs debate punditry > state of the union punditry😬 https://t.co/0F696irvRQ @JamesSurowiecki @ryanavent I think it is somewhat telling that there are considerably more people born in the UK a… https://t.co/yosQVLgT6oI had an Armenian classmate in 1st Grade who somehow got the whole class to write letters to Mikhail Gorbachev prot… https://t.co/KLt3pbQK3o @dandrezner It would be funny to see everyone try to pronounce “Nagorno-Karabakh.” @DouthatNYT Yeah I mean if it’s so easy why not go do it?The hope … it’s hollow https://t.co/BogpLhBYpqSome of this all is just baked into the cake of the Madisonian system and can’t be “fixed.” But the basic dysfunc… https://t.co/4oyDTKQidcWhat ends up giving the courts troubling power in the United States is that it’s so hard for the elected branches t… https://t.co/h3N4nRoRsjBut you can also play this in the other direction — “should we repeal the Voting Rights Act” would have polled horr… https://t.co/GUKTLd6qLxBy contrast, the Warren Court’s efforts to make the US criminal justice system more humane were I think genuinely u… https://t.co/Lr7pjweyBoFamous decisions like Brown and Obergerfell were *popular* and involved the Supreme Court taking action to enact ma… https://t.co/GIbgco1GjLSomething worth noting about the Supreme Court and “democracy” is that US political institutions have a ton of veto… https://t.co/lrRpyUQ6RB @ryanavent I don’t personally care for London that much, but it’s unquestionably one of the more prosperous parts of Europe. @CharlesFLehman @DouthatNYT I mean, the court became much more conservative. @CharlesFLehman @DouthatNYT Why is it peculiar? @ryanavent Yes @DamonLinker I don’t even get that jokeHooray! https://t.co/bRvSn4SaA8You often hear soft Trump supporters talk about not liking his Twitter persona as if it’s somehow different from hi… https://t.co/98e2QTphCDHere’s my view of Trump as debater. He’s actually pretty good! But while obsessives are used to seeing him ramble… https://t.co/6HqzATv4mjwhispers: one billion americans https://t.co/FAN661I6WoI don’t agree with his politics but I salute his courage. https://t.co/RTsVMypPfC @kjhealy It seems telling to me that the flow of left-wing college professors is clearly from Europe to the United… https://t.co/eWcS69dJnpFor ice cube twitter https://t.co/cYQ2OAbIKzA small tactical criticism of the Biden campaign is they seem to me to be spending too much in Ohio, which unlike o… https://t.co/ihuvudqNotMy kid got me up at four today and I wish I had some adderall to get me through the debate tbh https://t.co/E09ytTvCzC @AlexWardVox Well. He probably just does the right thing regardless of personal financial interest. @ProfHansNoel I’m out here trying to propose different ways issues could align & all you can see is my hustling for customers — sadIf you can’t trust the [checks notes] Communist Party to respect the value of private enterprise then what’s this w… https://t.co/TGZnN00RuPIt’s especially noteworthy because it was directly relevant to the “defund police” fracas that broke out a bit late… https://t.co/PYrxXo66EdI actually think it’s kind of remarkable that Biden’s convincing win in the primary didn’t lead to more profiles of… https://t.co/dqlIlvx4RdAMAing on Thursday https://t.co/OkmhgL2rUN https://t.co/hVR08NmsTCPer their own reporting there’s a years-long audit battle with the IRS with the stakes running into the tens of millions of dollars!I think it’s a little odd that in the narrativization of their findings the NYT takes at face value the idea that T… https://t.co/73HDLG6eh6Who needs air conditioning when you can just put a damp shirt on? https://t.co/FKFwbt3oEXSomething I really respect about President Trump, politics aside, is that he donates his entire salary and relies e… https://t.co/CyP5oEbHhS @RobinWigg 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 https://t.co/5OlThlamC3Good example of hitting your talking points regardless of the question https://t.co/QRui5xIdruSir, YOU will not agree to a DNA test. Gee, I wonder why? https://t.co/T57ZQPQtDv
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasIn the survey of fertility stuff I'm running I had a question about baby equipment brands and I put a fake brand in… https://t.co/o53HpoJRnS
Retweeted by Matthew Yglesias @normative West Virginia does seem kinda shady @chrislhayes We must confirm this justice who we promise will not enact our long-held policy goals:chefskiss: https://t.co/zUrX2ZsfNjThe whole thing is insane and imo never got the attention it deserved because it’s not “secret” — it was a public c… https://t.co/xMfJ15tSyxHe shifted over ALMOST TWO BILLION DOLLARS in personal debts onto his shareholders! https://t.co/f2oPtF72Q4Trump got the public company he manages to buy a casino from himself for $100 million more than it was worth, and p… https://t.co/bScBpcXWiFThis article is about the one period in Trump’s life when he ran a publicly traded company and the scale of the the… https://t.co/mxYrSHKlzF @rortybomb @AdamSerwer This whole discourse needs more MxPx takesLibs like to dunk on Trump for being a below average manager of casinos and golf resorts, but it’s important to und… https://t.co/IT5tW4yFJX @rortybomb @AdamSerwer There’s a weirdly large amount of wishcasting on the right for ownership of this eccentric m… https://t.co/3AtxWF7vhx🎶 you’re not punk / and I’m telling everyone 🎶 https://t.co/yqkJ6rXFwg“Are you getting tired of lettuce and tomato hamburgers in this town that just don’t make it?” https://t.co/4XsG3ecKIrNot to distract from this important investigative journalism but I’m sort of fascinated by McDonald’s decades-long… https://t.co/aw2Ih1wMOWThis thread is quite a journey https://t.co/BHCeHIU535People experiencing praisedness @MattZeitlin Big Saint Ann’s energyThis Netflix show that’s like Great British Bake-off but for American BBQ is giving me uncanny valley vibes.Defunding the tax police has had some not-so-great consequences https://t.co/l2eMyH79uO @JHWeissmann @MattBruenig @jeffspross Right but that’s what I’m saying — fundamentally the fight for civil libertie… https://t.co/tqJhdQQO74 @JHWeissmann @MattBruenig @jeffspross To me a big lesson of the past six years of Black Lives Matter activism is th… https://t.co/hjAarmoGex @Noahpinion Saddle Creek Dads gonna swing this thing @MattZeitlin @dylanmatt @DanielShaviro Aren’t there situations where poor people face marginal tax rates over 100%? @conorsen Seems like the Nebraska GOP should get smart and stop splitting EVs.The mid-aughts Omaha indie rock boom was a prophesy. https://t.co/xVz8CPc7bn @sam_rosenfeld The libs would be so owned
9/29
2020
Big houses are good (obviously normies know this but retro sentiments are big in urbanist circles) https://t.co/NbyOrGNNhgHere it is. That time (2004) I got all originalist, Scalia style, and determined the original intent of the framer… https://t.co/jirOfeg6uF
Retweeted by Matthew Yglesias @MattSchiavenza Near the Buca di Beppo!The world’s saddest millionaire owns an 800 square foot condo in Palo Alto. https://t.co/vB0vUaP8oDIn the real world, you need like $50 million at least to be a millionaire though. https://t.co/VsXtc5378aSomeone should write a Grover Cleveland biography.We are still attempting to fund paid communication and voter contact programs in state legislative districts all ov… https://t.co/GhZ8Qtld7m
Retweeted by Matthew Yglesias @NateSilver538 I just feel like the one big mistake is the federal government does not in any clear or consistent w… https://t.co/CVHSWaUD4O @xenocryptsite I guess I’d better get ready to do some polygamy takes @lymanstoneky I’m proud of America! It’s normally progressives who don’t understand that Europe is a poor-ass backw… https://t.co/jGz0xXKJ9r
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