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Professor, author of "The Death of Expertise." Curmudgeon. Cat guy. Ex-GOP, Never Trumper "human scum." Senior adviser, @ProjectLincoln. Views solely my own.

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Given the article I wrote, amazing it took as long as it did to get one of these in my mailbox. https://t.co/SXyEZECI98 @bobsalpha1 I don’t think he realizes just how much.Actually no one reported that, sir. As always appreciate you checking to see what was what before you tweeted. https://t.co/Q6z64qBIJj
Retweeted by Tom Nichols @FredFleitz @RadioFreeTom Officers don’t swear an oath to the President. It’s to the Constitution. None of you “Con… https://t.co/yMdX2qGfCH
Retweeted by Tom Nichols @bobsalpha1 @FredFleitz Of course. @garywhitta Same reason he doesn't know the different oaths of military service, or the difference between which US… https://t.co/MYaPmalFryHow much are you going to get wrong in one afternoon? No, I don't. When outlets identify me that way - rarely - I o… https://t.co/KnCq3uyzzFIt's a compliment to @WindsorMann that one of the most quoted passages in my piece is me quoting him. He's the one… https://t.co/8SDDXmOX0sWe have a piece today from @RadioFreeTom examining the mystery of why Trump is held up by some of his supporters as… https://t.co/J5IQ0HsBH2
Retweeted by Tom NicholsBoy, I have some bad news for you about the all the articles I wrote before this one. https://t.co/btPy7S6HKOI appreciate people telling @FredFleitz how wrong he is here - and he is - but don't compound the error. No need to… https://t.co/jVov5Ef2nZ @HenryKing_2 @FredFleitz Fred's a tad confused on that point. @your_mominlaw @FredFleitz @realDonaldTrump Yes, he does. :)Fred, if he hasn't noticed you by now, it's probably okay to let it go. https://t.co/FhR1xvGyVyI will continue speaking out, as an American citizen. As I did before 2016 and as I will after 2020. But once again… https://t.co/vSLQ8UTmZQ @FredFleitz Not only are you intentionally being disingenous - you know the difference between your restrictions at… https://t.co/MhAqExs10gI swore an oath to the Constitution, @FredFleitz, and the only one unhinged here is you, arguing that anyone workin… https://t.co/ziiCPHbdQk @dburbach @dj_ewi @nycsouthpaw At length @wmacdonald1969 @SMurp3131 it's TOO BIG @sapienist @waltshaub About sums it up. @ValerieInsinna @paulwoodford @TheAtlantic It's about the hypocrisy of people who think that's unmanly but then por… https://t.co/SfVWPUSiye @paulwoodford @ValerieInsinna @TheAtlantic Yeah, not even in remotely in the ballpark of what I said, and I wonder… https://t.co/IH43Fp3jTm @zoya59john I do and Putin would never have to be that blunt.“His attempts to ingratiate himself with Putin are embarrassing, especially given how effortlessly Putin can bend T… https://t.co/OvbPaYCYPE
Retweeted by Tom Nichols @mtill50 Ah. You understand everything."We hope you will express to the American people that we would never conduct such interference in your election. An… https://t.co/6gXLbGy0FKIf I fail, if I succeed At least I'll live as I believe No matter what they take from me They can't take away my di… https://t.co/ZvL53kW6MCThis is the truest thing today https://t.co/dTRvSMpCDE @waltshaub They're saying I should be fired. (Yes, the people supporting the "Hatch Act is bullshit" White House th… https://t.co/r2J9071icNI don't know how to break this to the people who think I should be fired, but even guys who teach at a War College… https://t.co/O2kz6Qpru4 @MrsDimsworthy @TheAtlantic I had a Liberace reference in the piece but we took it out. cc @rcblHey, @OpenMindTV is now available as a podcast! You can hear my discussion with @heffnera back in 2018 where I ment… https://t.co/b5JSN4nKLhI... uh, okay. I've never taught ship design, but I'd start with two nacelles and an anti-matter exchanger fueled… https://t.co/QhNMrPa8CE @dcherring @TheAtlantic I think we used to want the President to be better than us. Now we want *no one* to be better than us. @armisicster @Popehat @TheAtlantic It's going the Classic Ken collectionI am going to ask my daughter to cut my #PandemicHair, because I look like crap. (More so than usual.) But here's w… https://t.co/LtJheRgXA7The irony today is that I have written far more blistering pieces about the President than today's piece in… https://t.co/dmbh7Toa2OOmar is the gift that keeps on giving. https://t.co/dUAOlVARH0That's a band name right there https://t.co/OSia32LVfW @SMurp3131 Some nice looking chickens on that ranch, Jack"Nichols may oppose Trump in a personal capacity as an American citizen only if he does it in ways I approve." The… https://t.co/o2WRnYNmGd @DeanxRiley You worked on that oneAs usual, a reminder that I don't speak for the Naval War College, or the USAF Nuclear School, or Harvard Extension… https://t.co/MgllWWvItoNow comes the "let's try to fire the guy" tweets. https://t.co/yG6vXsTlYU @shroderdog "Invoke Lesser Anti-Anti-Trumper." It requires a tweet. "Greater Trumpkin Summoning IV" is a bit tricki… https://t.co/jSgLwygsvt @Chris_arnade It's that kind of a day. @vanhornelaw No, he's a real guy. Lives in the Midwest. @Circa50s I'll be talking with @ArleneBynonShow tomorrow around 1130! @tcddoyle BarrI have awakened the sages of the Heartland https://t.co/TCGmKnaZ7WMy hovercraft is full of eels https://t.co/d4DA1HMJrm @SMurp3131 99 bottles of beer on the wall @GrahamVyse Just sayin', I ain't exactly John Wayne. :) @NancyLRogers1 @LEBassett He abases himself for Trump regularly. He's one shade off of Lindsey Graham. https://t.co/LWM0mRxAISI gotta have stuff in there for us older folks. https://t.co/wdkKCkgMQm*gigantic spit-take* https://t.co/F27aFwJ3Oo @queenofthinair https://t.co/8MBkIK4y7i @themontsd @yashar I would eat a block of Colby Jack before allowing it into my house @CiceroTJones @yashar thank you, sort of @kcwilson781 @OrinKerr high praise!Must have hit a nerve. The trolls have begun putting out the really ugly stuff and it's only 1 pm. @yashar Bleu cheese is horrible and I have blocked out the rest of that tweetOn Memorial Day, Trump feels sorry for himself. https://t.co/BzYRA5g8Io
Retweeted by Tom Nichols @dcherring @TheAtlantic I tried to capture that in the line about how he's basically the guy downtown shafting them… https://t.co/E7I4sh2mEn @dcherring @TheAtlantic We're honoring men - and women - today who are nothing like Donald Trump, and yet his fanbo… https://t.co/QlvlPbyshz @TheRickWilson You're a slacker, McFly.This piece is a great analysis of Trump as he truly is, bereft of any virtuous masculine traits. But my favorite pa… https://t.co/tbV0Svgxsy
Retweeted by Tom Nichols @AngieCoiro He did that, this year. @JohnSGibb That's @WindsorMann 's piece :) @jackmurphylive @NAChristakis @primalpoly @TheAtlantic @hamandcheese @APA @ConceptualJames I'm sure it was an interesting time for you.We take them from paintings of Trump crossing the Delaware with John Bolton and Sarah Huckabee rowing https://t.co/wIuGgWimTt @jackmurphylive @NAChristakis @primalpoly @TheAtlantic @hamandcheese @APA @ConceptualJames Well, whatever you think. Thanks for checking in. @dandrezner You should consider writing something on whether Trump is like a toddler. I give you this idea for free.For the first time since 2016 I’m glad Trump spends too much time on Twitter because that means he’s going to see “… https://t.co/yu6Fnmi1WD
Retweeted by Tom Nichols @Tracinski @shekfu @TheAtlantic I remember when they were saying this four years ago.Ouch. @RadioFreeTom's think piece on Trump's lack of adult manliness - doesn't spare his sycophants, either.… https://t.co/IqNUHusfru
Retweeted by Tom NicholsWell, all God's children got problems, I guess https://t.co/ur1DnTdqQQ @jackmurphylive @NAChristakis @primalpoly @TheAtlantic @hamandcheese @APA @ConceptualJames Aren't you glad you aske… https://t.co/OvU6IcfEPYAnother story from the Holyoke Soldier's Home, where my brother spent his last days. Heartbreaking. https://t.co/GVl6V5ZzJU @MetaPraha You...you realize that I make this very point right in the piece, right? @edbott Yes! I remember the day as a kid I figured that out. Mind: Blown. @ellenbraaten @TheAtlantic you're not the boss of me @ellenbraaten @TheAtlantic hmm, intriguing ideaI always wondered who this was, since I think all the other voiceovers (like The Fugitive) were William Conrad. https://t.co/QZP3s5YbpM @SarahLongwell25 You've seen it :) @ec_xander @JYSexton fully aware, but *that wasn't what the piece was about* @BrainRage https://t.co/yaXTj6xd7c @yellingstopAL @SarahLongwell25 https://t.co/mSZ6J5KE1DA terrific piece by my friend and battlebuddy/shipmate @johnfkirby63 The private sector can learn much from the m… https://t.co/LLMbmzPjZY
Retweeted by Tom NicholsThe paintings of Jon McNaughton and the Trump-as-Rambo porn were definitely an influence when I was writing it. https://t.co/XVTtsyRgDz*single tear dot gif* https://t.co/irHzxgzWPn @windy_moon 🤷‍♀️ @Halcyon270 @ken_meltzer @TheAtlantic @davidfrum "Rail about women and Mexicans and African Americans at will and d… https://t.co/JCfbH6Bw6r @shaifranklin To be clear, I'm not sure that COVID killed him. I just wish I knew more."Men across America who were socialized by team sports, whose lives are predicated on the principle of showing up a… https://t.co/etycpEeMLh
Retweeted by Tom Nichols @RadioFreeTom has interesting piece wondering how Trump can attract working-class men when he seems to shred tradit… https://t.co/uGHWXXisob
Retweeted by Tom NicholsIf you're liking my piece in @TheAtlantic, I was fortunate to have solid feedback from @WindsorMann and *very* pati… https://t.co/loaIvQfOCS @n_r_g @SadMusketeer @JYSexton he started it mom @SadMusketeer @JYSexton That is exactly the point of the piece. That they do not hold him to their *own* standards. @bureau_13 @Occamsreznor @JYSexton That’s my assumption as well, because the issue he raises is something I discuss… https://t.co/3FGCZ22Uc5
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