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Writing a book: ONE BILLION AMERICANS; podcasting on THE WEEDS; blogging at https://t.co/5gESirESRH; proud owner of a non-conforming garage

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The Trump administration announced plans to roll back healthy school lunch requirements championed by Michelle Obam… https://t.co/ECA6dxd8lp
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasI just got a look at a text from Lev Parnas that says the Trump administration has a plan to get judges to take mil… https://t.co/1zlmCT8t6rThis from @mattyglesias is a great description of one big problem with American political journalism, its default p… https://t.co/5NOSTOHiSY
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasElectioneering is not a political science seminar. https://t.co/uSnct3Xdz9
1/18
2020
https://t.co/fyYzKvdtGHThe rumors (and by rumors I mean Dylans tweet) are true! Catch me on THE WEEDS next week 🙆 https://t.co/psAvS9MQDe
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasI had a lot of fun getting into the Weeds with @mattyglesias of @voxdotcom discussing #paidleave in the U.S. and ho… https://t.co/mAZmb2FFJm
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasIt has been an incredible week for @voxdotcom health care coverage. I'm so awed by our reporters and their work. A… https://t.co/RJhcVc8rZk
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasMike Bloomberg’s ad spend strategy is kind of working https://t.co/LpyUMggyJl
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasKen Starr, you say? https://t.co/jKMIeRQdbg
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasEventually you will be able to hear @dylanlscott discuss this reporting on The Weeds and hear me attempt to pronounce “Nijmegen.”The Dutch system of “private insurance with regulated prices for all” seems to work fine but I also really struggle… https://t.co/Z3cMZJqCrW.@dylanlscott's third story in @voxdotcom's Everybody Covered reporting series is here! And the promo is fueled b… https://t.co/Fkb7DE9Byu
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1/17
2020
This isn’t as scary as it sounds — yet. I explain why. https://t.co/UThQiLDWsg
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasIt is true that Bernie Sanders's foreign policy vision flouts the conventional wisdom of both major parties. It i… https://t.co/cyJhJd1cyh
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasI complained about the "peppy neoliberalism of the global ruling class" in the New York Times. https://t.co/ndU8Q2BthmThe underlying cause of the Annoying Bernie Twitter problem is more banal than most people realize. His support s… https://t.co/47CcfGJbXKBernie Twitter does in fact contain a disproportionate number of annoying people — which prompts some anti-Bernie b… https://t.co/g2MTU7k0cBI am proud to endorse @BernieSanders for President of the United States. After three years of Trump, Wisconsinites… https://t.co/RZJzXF5Jzs
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1/16
2020
Joe Biden catching up on post-debate coverage of Warren v Bernie drama https://t.co/M6vW3wyaXg https://t.co/GALiJe7fkHA new study by @albertoalesina and @S_Stantcheva explains how nativism can reduce support for programs like univers… https://t.co/rTBqC6Uyaz
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasFLORIDA Sanders 53% (+6) Trump 47% . Biden 51% (+2) Trump 49% . Warren 51% (+2) Trump 49% . Buttigieg 50% Trump 50%… https://t.co/s6oSAK7xfU
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasListen to this —> https://t.co/NszK8C5seFI did the case for Bernie. Here’s @ezraklein’s case for Warren for all the Mensheviks, Right Opportunists, and fel… https://t.co/ZhuDmeUqEpIt’s true the moderators didn’t bring this stuff up, but the candidates are allowed to bring stuff up on their own.… https://t.co/l6rfatasbYWarren, similarly, telegraphed an argument about bankruptcy was coming and then ... didn’t make it. https://t.co/VdqiTC1GgGBernie was set up to make an important criticism of Biden on Social Security and then he just ... didn’t. https://t.co/VdqiTC1GgGListen to @ezraklein's whole interview w @CoryBooker (it's fantastic) but especially at the hour mark where Booker… https://t.co/iUoutGBUfE
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasHere’s a cool thing about public services: I left work early today to spend some pre-debate time with my son, pic… https://t.co/3MzyDAZz71Obviously fitting and appropriate for the American left to throw away its best chance at security a presidential no… https://t.co/QtK99YEtrACan’t beat Joe Biden without criticizing Joe Biden! https://t.co/VdqiTC1GgGBiden wins by default when his rivals don’t attack him. https://t.co/M6vW3wyaXgIt’s been a pleasure to be back on here with you all tonight, so let me just say that I may be a Bernie Bro now but… https://t.co/8RcKiIORNyThere is a lot to like about Andrew Yang but his automation thing is wrong and despite the math hats I don’t think… https://t.co/dPq93u4yyQHas “the media” had a meeting where we decide whether the Iowa winner is the person with the most delegates or the… https://t.co/5DjjG1WI9eWhat happened to Bernie’s heavily-telegraphed attacks on Biden’s social security record? https://t.co/si1hF9N17xWhy did Warren release a bankruptcy plan last week if not to set up an argument with Biden about bankruptcy? I don’t get it.There was a time and a place for the “assume Biden will collapse” strategy, but I think it’s pretty clear at this p… https://t.co/mfGcgGuB0FSeveral people up there had more impressive moments than anything Biden did, but Biden started the night as the fro… https://t.co/OjsV5U7U1KMy estimates of eligible citizens who *didn't* vote in 2016, non-whites vs. whites w/o college degrees (in thousand… https://t.co/rvwmconSvU
Retweeted by Matthew Yglesias @MattBruenig Right, Warren talked about career paths and Sanders talked about cognitive benefits for kids. But the… https://t.co/mo8xV4udmWBoth Warren and Sanders are co-sponsors of measures to increase cash assistance to parents, but neither of them mentioned it!I think Democrats need to look over their talking points on child care and try harder to be cognizant of the fact t… https://t.co/FqNKE3ugqHThis Numbers USA ad is so much better than the one they ran last cycle.March 👏 In 👏 Rights 👏Bernie/Steyer ticket — socialism + $$$.It’s interesting that there were no “how are you going to pay for that?” questions during the long discussion of tr… https://t.co/EYBLNBSO5yHere’s the deal with the "30 years ago" debate. https://t.co/oBL5wFc2UNJoe Biden is still winning the election ¯\_(ツ)_/¯You can tell Buttigieg has spent a lot of time with Silicon Valley donors because he’s talking about “table stakes.”If Bernie wants to keep talking about his vote against PNTR with China (and he probably should) it might be a good… https://t.co/S8nAKUeUO4They are ostensibly from opposite wings of the party, but you can see consistently that Bernie & Biden are the two… https://t.co/aDNVKuuycg @GravyLover69 38!Donald Trump is President https://t.co/JMfk3hLnHvCan Iran have a little enriched uranium, as a treat?I also don’t think the ~combat troops~ concept is all that meaningful in a world of drones, contractors, “advisors,” etc.I don’t think it’s literally true that military spending crowds out social spending, but I thought Bernie was smart… https://t.co/JGtlzx10ND @germanrlopez Well also they opened by asking about Iraq, where the underlying facts are just inconvenient for Biden.Biden imo is spinning what he did on Iraq in 2002 by significantly misportraying what he said and did in 2003 and 2004.“Mr Steyer: wtf?”Hope they just don’t ask Steyer any questions.Buttigieg here correctly recognizing that you can just blow off the question and talk about something you think is important..@AlexWardVox and I wrote about Biden's Iraq record for people who want an ~explainer~ https://t.co/tDINKejBFI
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasMayor Pete easily winning the battle for best suit.“Zingers” play a larger role in the US political process than seems ideal. @mattyglesias It's 600 ft from the edge of downtown. Straight, fast, frequent lines are worth walking to!
Retweeted by Matthew Yglesias @jneeley78 Not even a real great power smhLet’s be real, @humantransit has a lot to answer for on this one. https://t.co/qvNXbd5aO6 @jonathanchait I can think of a good solution to that problem.11. Finally, a national security question: What’s the most fun country to play in Diplomacy and wouldn’t it be co… https://t.co/dgDxtoGDHn10. What did you think of Gelman’s critique of Yglesias’ writeup of that air filter study?9. Had war been averted in 1914, could this kind of federalist solution worked for Austria-Hungary or was the Habsb… https://t.co/vnkc1Ae6Jf8. Can you describe the difference between “Detroit-style” pizza and “Sicilian” pizza? @jneeley78 I’d reverse Klobuchar and Biden.7. Can a cat have some salami as a treat?6. Is there any circumstances under which you can envision yourself vetoing a bill that expands insurance coverage,… https://t.co/vIFUKDbOEk5. What, if anything, do you plan to do to address the fact that under the VTA’s new network design the 60 bus will… https://t.co/x0cAvIqgku4. How close to full employment are we and do you believe the Fed’s inflation targeting has been genuinely symmetrical?3. In “The Departed” is Delahunt really a Boston PD cop, or is that disinformation?2. Is Joker technically a “superhero movie”?1. How can 1917 be so good when all of Sam Mendes’ other movies are bad? Relatedly, where do you stand on the Fis… https://t.co/saWqzL4uyC[Thread] Questions I’m hoping to see addressed tonight:Huh… https://t.co/ooTt7j3FsfI think the view that “history” will punish the wicked is extremely dangerous. Check out the $20 bill. https://t.co/jjpLygWg8k
1/15
2020
Obama got 60% of voters who support universal health care and oppose amnesty. Hillary got 40% of that cross-press… https://t.co/VPIUPmwp11In general the Democratic primary has featured too much hand-wringing about electability and health care and not en… https://t.co/I6QeYtMXCsBernie’s not-officially-a-Democrat schtick is weird but has some electability upside that partisan Democrats should… https://t.co/x04wzMb2FRBut against my better judgment I’m going to share this meme I made inspired by the discourse. https://t.co/bvrmnwNP7fThere has also been a lot of DUMB DRAMA between Warren Twitter and Sanders Twitter that made me glad to not be tweeting.The state of the race as I see it: Looking at the 538 averages it seems like JOE BIDEN is in a good position beca… https://t.co/YsO7FECgrMFolks, I’m going to be back online to live-tweet the debate tonight. Get ready for some bad takes.Trump's blatantly incorrect comments about Saudi Arabia would’ve likely generated a major scandal in a previous era… https://t.co/Qcb8KUZd1y
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasNothing says Monday night like applying for your dream job at @voxdotcom. Come work with us ⬇️… https://t.co/LIw3vsBnkr
Retweeted by Matthew YglesiasDiscourse blowback https://t.co/OIbeiy3CQq https://t.co/QG0MhyWtVqTrump and Republicans have been attacking us over and over and over again the last few days. In other words, the m… https://t.co/0Am1z5lfWx
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1/14
2020
@dylanlscott Unfortunate takeaway number four is it is essentially impossible for me to imagine the United States C… https://t.co/RcFK7agBUFThis @dylanlscott profile of Taiwan's single-payer transition is amazing. My three takeaways: 1: Sounds pretty g… https://t.co/qdvCYSrJJ2https://t.co/1EzKtzgdyKJerry Brown on Bill Clinton in 1992: "It's not only corruption, it's an environmental disaster and it's the kind of… https://t.co/4rfSjjWiwu
1/13
2020

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