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Professor, author on Russia, war, nukes, and "The Death of Expertise." Noted curmudgeon. Anti-populist. Ex-GOP. Cat guy. Views solely my own.

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@simbolism1 @neeratanden Would it make a difference now? We have a pile of evidence. Does it matter if Bill Taylor… https://t.co/bmGZKILS9f @gtconway3d And at this point, the GOP will cling to anything to prevent an impeachment, and an anonymous book...we… https://t.co/mLgnuDZOj2 @gtconway3d I think if the previous books didn't do it, this one won't. I think the thing that will trigger him is… https://t.co/IwojsAlJn0Who is Bill Taylor? The former Army officer has served in every administration of both parties since 1985, and is k… https://t.co/CTRLMehFke
Retweeted by Tom Nichols @JMoLawre @Gus_802 ....mother @mysisterdaisy Because there is no way to know if it’s true and it’s time for people to resign rather than try to p… https://t.co/Bq6qIB0qYBOnly if he wrote a book. https://t.co/C1YkCgSlbLBill Taylor served in the 82nd and 101st Airborne in Vietnam, the 2nd Cavalry in Germany, followed by diplomatic po… https://t.co/ZWpClQYGTy
Retweeted by Tom Nichols @Gus_802 The Chinese cover of my book @MarkDStrauss Normal viewwwwww @tylerrosenbaum @Morning_Joe You and me
10/23
2019
@MarkHertling @Morning_Joe It's going to take me days before it's pretty and acts just the way I want it to :)I'd feel sorry for you but you wanted this job. https://t.co/Fc5lcHeA3u @hdshelter91 @Morning_Joe OMG. That's like asking "how long does it take to make your new office totally comfy and decorated?" @Real_MrMyke @FalconNW They reached out to me about the paint *after* I'd ordered the system, Mike. But they did se… https://t.co/d0OGsN1traI picked the wrong night to set up my new computer, because I have to join @Morning_Joe tomorrow at 6am. Tune in. @tool_pen 2070S @AtreiyaN7 This is my second @FalconNW system and there's nothing else I would buy. @ChrisXSC I don't play Fortnite but I'm a nerd.cc @FalconNW Now I need a better table.It. Is. Alive. https://t.co/NdXEdQTUow @pbrown0217 @neeratanden There is no one left to convince, imo @john_yazek @neeratanden @senatemajldr Yes. Chief Justice presides. @SMurp3131 @juliemason @Drew42X Sydney, relax, have a cream soda @SpencerKens So be it. But from that moment on, he is impeached president, and the senators will have to go into 20… https://t.co/Uzvs1n1HxW @john_yazek @neeratanden @senatemajldr Stop trying to come up with excuses not to do it. If there’s a trial, there’s a trial. @tinamjay @neeratanden And stop being intimidated by the GOP , who are consciously engaging in dilatory tactics. Ev… https://t.co/txP3dxxW9W @neeratanden The GOP will turn them into a circus. The Senate will have to air all of the evidence and debate the c… https://t.co/YWZdW2WKxF @PhilippeReines https://t.co/MtzIcvzJLT @RKTlaw He is an extremely smart person. @PhilippeReines https://t.co/x1q6heaGLAWhen you see the usual pro-Trump conservative writers out there trying to undermine Taylor's testimony, always bear… https://t.co/TJvJmsX50K @teahorsestudio @joshparks Or, maybe we can encourage Democrats to reason with her and ask her not to damage the pa… https://t.co/z3V6nytXVo @normative @rebecca_cusey They chant "Flight 93" over and over.When the predictable accusations come about Taylor being a deep state traitor, consider that he graduated from West… https://t.co/FbHqqTyrzl
Retweeted by Tom NicholsI have no intention of buying or reading this book until whoever it is signs their name to it. https://t.co/DVqX20BWR8Russia's former foreign minister is calling to impeach Trump: "The America I Knew as Russia’s Foreign Minister Is G… https://t.co/Wx6Rh56w3s
Retweeted by Tom NicholsMy warning from last winter. | "What the president is doing is corrosively dangerous," argues @RadioFreeTom. "He is… https://t.co/1GZ3J7f2DkThe good news is I was upgraded. The bad news is it was hell. https://t.co/h8ZuQZOynR
Retweeted by Tom NicholsLet's clarify this argument for a second. Sean Davis believes that Bill Taylor simply made up all of these details… https://t.co/Taumbk4M48
Retweeted by Tom NicholsThis is unhealthy, but it was inevitable, for two reasons: 1. Trump himself politicized the military and thus broke… https://t.co/MPmslV0HOqNow comes the part where lesser men, eager to be the last crab in the bucket, smear better men. https://t.co/o3Q0L225lL @mattsca Hi. Read the article. https://t.co/6YcUBGqz5f @jackidove Okay, that's enough of that. Welcome to Blocked land. @jackidove @bobsalpha1 She, and you, could make a decision that winning in 2020 is more important than putting her… https://t.co/IbtAhkQBup @teahorsestudio @joshparks I just want to know what you care more about: stanning for Clinton, or winning in 2020.… https://t.co/JMNRH63HZ5I have rarely read a more devastating indictment of a President and his cronies than that of Taylor. This is chapte… https://t.co/r9ydr8TI3i
Retweeted by Tom Nichols @jentaub @steak_umm Okay, no violation of religious belief involved, I get that. But voting for Warren is *so* clos… https://t.co/xgVvEx99j3 @DreaminoJeannie Better yet, she could realize that she is still an immensely polarizing presence in politics, and… https://t.co/MYBqw3yP36 @DirtusMaximus https://t.co/YMJFqGtol6 @jentaub @steak_umm If I can vote for Elizabeth Warren, you can eat one steak and cheese grinder.No, she succeeded in making prominent Democrats have to choose between agreeing with her or defending Gabbard, whic… https://t.co/YA0Cdk4QPK @SamuelSokol @steak_umm He's a smart guy behind that account. @EricDChenoweth The problem is that the wrong messenger misses the right message and immunizes the person you'd pre… https://t.co/izLES5dVpf @lieronet @steak_umm "Big Steak" was my rapper name in collegeThis is why @steak_umm is the best online brand and also it is very tasty. https://t.co/oT4MBxTLW8 @TravisMeyerJ @SwiftOnSecurity I'm all CAT 6'ed up @BigJimOak @deborahblum No invites yet. @slider2004 @toocherie ADMIRAL Kirk...?! @arilyn123 Thank you. Appreciate that you took the time to read it.Nor an elitist splash, nor a suspiciously French soupcon, but instead a straight dash for the all-American 16-piece… https://t.co/wVePGNZcxZ
Retweeted by Tom Nichols @WDGX4 I don't mind them not settling an issue, I mind when people argue with something I didn't say because they w… https://t.co/QdVpyohCSnSeriously, Democrats, it's okay to impeach him now. 1. Abuse of Power 2. Obstruction of Justice 3. Campaign Finan… https://t.co/fvit16U5aRThis is so tiring. I said twice in the article - which apparently no one bothered to read - that I think Clinton is… https://t.co/tWaIseEm5k#Michigan Go see @deborahblum - just don't bring Diet Coke, trust me on this https://t.co/RL3XfcITmp @TravisMeyerJ @SwiftOnSecurity Do you mean *upgrade* or change them? @TravisMeyerJ Why? @Weaktwos You bet @joshtpm @bradleyburston He meant "lynching" in the musical, evocative wayThe Great Computer Migration has begun. Pray for me.Disgusting. #Lynching is an #impeachment defense talking point now! Thanks #LindseyGraham for energizing Black vote… https://t.co/mUoMEqOxHl
Retweeted by Tom NicholsSenator from South Carolina backs a lynching metaphor. Alllllrighty then. https://t.co/FyYa53Kq0pOuch. Ouch ouch ouch. | From Russia, With Admiration and Despair https://t.co/HpnPQVCQ0I @DanLamothe @philewing @misscherryjones @linabeaudry @DavidLarter We are Colts Comprehensive, is what you mean @craigtimes @TheRickWilson @WKRGDaniel That better be one m*therf*ckin' charmin' pig, way more than that Arnold Ziffel @DanLamothe @philewing @misscherryjones @linabeaudry @DavidLarter And here I was *this close* to being proud that w… https://t.co/tLr5JhhgKF @philewing @misscherryjones @DanLamothe @linabeaudry @DavidLarter More of this agents provocateur behavior and you'… https://t.co/9uauSrd9vw @philewing @misscherryjones @DanLamothe @linabeaudry @DavidLarter https://t.co/kdWBgVatBIQuote from my new book, In Defense of Elitism, in which I interview Tom Nichols: “@RadioFreeTom is the author of Th… https://t.co/B5fEEUXu1Z
Retweeted by Tom Nichols @DanLamothe @linabeaudry @philewing @DavidLarter You. You are good, you.Reminder: Ambassador Bill Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine who sent a text message calling a quid pro quo o… https://t.co/YPAxMwgPy9
Retweeted by Tom NicholsYou avoided it? You weren't trying hard enough. https://t.co/zja0LxLf7cOne of the hallmarks of our country: the criminal justice system can’t be used to dole out payback to those a presi… https://t.co/Th8Fr7qVT4
Retweeted by Tom Nichols @DanLamothe @philewing @DavidLarter One more like that and you'll need all the surgeons generalSeveral of you have sent me questions about my recent @TheAtlantic and @USATODAY pieces on impeachment, etc., and s… https://t.co/LjB7fUGJRT @steven_metz @CharlesPPierce @KnightLAT @GLiberty72 @joanwalsh @bumgarls @Karoli @eclecticbrotha I purposely bought… https://t.co/YUVSrnAVzi @DanLamothe @philewing @DavidLarter https://t.co/KMAT8F4NzQ @steven_metz @CharlesPPierce @KnightLAT @GLiberty72 @joanwalsh @bumgarls @Karoli @eclecticbrotha I don't want it in a Honda Accord thoFor those watching the Clinton-Gabbard spat, for Russia, yes they are doing it again, and yes, it's working again.… https://t.co/9eUDAEL1Jy
Retweeted by Tom NicholsFlorida is a history of heartbreaking losses for Democrats because they fail to organize properly, fail to raise mo… https://t.co/4pDKuw94F8
Retweeted by Tom Nichols @CharlesPPierce @KnightLAT @GLiberty72 @joanwalsh @bumgarls @Karoli @eclecticbrotha I completely object to whoever… https://t.co/6JT8BYF9BB @CharlesPPierce @GLiberty72 @joanwalsh @bumgarls @Karoli @eclecticbrotha My mom had a Rambler with one. I thought it was like the Jetsons.You think this impeachment is a LYNCHING? What the hell is wrong with you? Do you know how many people who look l… https://t.co/gSnn0Yj7w1
Retweeted by Tom NicholsI don't normally like to use academic jargon on this site, but this tweet is twelve different kinds of bullshit. https://t.co/RlfF3S0DWG
Retweeted by Tom Nichols @SGSFOX I was not a fan of the Dukes. Loved Skylarking. Feel like Oranges and Lemons was a mixed bag of genius (Kin… https://t.co/5KopusS78b @GLiberty72 @CharlesPPierce @joanwalsh @bumgarls @Karoli @eclecticbrotha But the "possessed by a demon" part was accurate“Aja” by Steely Dan peaked at #3 on the Billboard 200 album chart on this day in 1977. The album spent 60 weeks on… https://t.co/xPNXrdGnAF
Retweeted by Tom NicholsCan we all just agree that beachwear is unacceptable attire for a flight. Especially long haul. Nobody wants to see… https://t.co/dntnAMF9Ey
Retweeted by Tom NicholsLaura Ingraham is featuring Dershowitz and John Yoo, at the same time, to see if it can just turn the heads of its… https://t.co/QGdJFzE6iH
Retweeted by Tom Nichols @SputterOnline @dcherring @TheRickWilson Today, my jurisdiction ends *here*
10/22
2019

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