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Sam Wang @SamWangPhD Princeton, New Jersey, USA

Scientist @Princeton. Unaffiliated voter. Data-based tweets & sometimes opinions. Help fight gerrymandering: https://t.co/mLRhBLcCnl Podcast https://t.co/LosJ8c7emW

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Joined Twitter 9/4/11


👀 Biggest news of the day was Dr. Birx admitting there just isn’t much data on COVID in children because the countr… https://t.co/RGrLN7sBj4
Retweeted by Sam WangTreasury estimates that every dollar spent on tax enforcement would return 24 to 1! Read the whole thread. My God.… https://t.co/Vblz0uSon1
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7/9
2020
@PolitcalCapitaI In the day, we sweat it out on the streets Of a runaway American dream
Retweeted by Sam WangHow Representable is Helping Michigan - https://t.co/48OYRtIPCa https://t.co/FxbBjx3fV8
Retweeted by Sam WangThis writeup highlights Tarrant County, which is also home to several key state legislative districts, including… https://t.co/tEQHPafltT
Retweeted by Sam WangThose "Solid R" states are looking a lot like this survey of K-12 kids done by Scholastic a few years ago. As demog… https://t.co/tjl6ICBcWQ
Retweeted by Sam WangToday the 6 Biden-Sanders Unity Task Forces are unveiling final language. The Climate Task Force accomplished a gr… https://t.co/gz3broq2qe
Retweeted by Sam Wang @tvn_Red Yes, wondering about that. Unfortunately, to my knowledge the results of the survey did not include margin… https://t.co/NyzYTNzw3t @DougJBalloon I beg of you, do not make me look up who Jesse and Yasha are.Those "Solid R" states are looking a lot like this survey of K-12 kids done by Scholastic a few years ago. As demog… https://t.co/tjl6ICBcWQIs it bad that I am having trouble maintaining interest in anything involving the word "Harper's"?My latest, in @CJR. Did the 2016 election make us gun-shy of polls? In addition to what went wrong, I describe poll… https://t.co/270HkeelW7
Retweeted by Sam WangMy latest, in @CJR. Did the 2016 election make us gun-shy of polls? In addition to what went wrong, I describe poll… https://t.co/270HkeelW7This writeup highlights Tarrant County, which is also home to several key state legislative districts, including… https://t.co/tEQHPafltT @bkamisar @lauferlaw @Ed_Demaria ...new survey from Monmouth University found that 77 % of American adults say that… https://t.co/hZhFQm7ies
Retweeted by Sam WangThis is a key point. As bad as 4% & 8% rejection rates were in KY's largest counties, they could've been even worse… https://t.co/XKXEbXRg04
Retweeted by Sam Wang @SykesCharlie https://t.co/ZxIKnWJ4LIQuick follow-up on this: The Fayette County Clerk told me this morning that his office received roughly 83,000 abse… https://t.co/TQxHmBUBkm
Retweeted by Sam WangSCOTUS announced. Tomorrow (July 9th) is the last day to issue opinions.
Retweeted by Sam WangDemocrats in array https://t.co/vNDkbVyZIo @aedwardslevy especially useful in a wave election @ctmurphy1 wait talk about the stats guy @PolitcalCapitaI and now Kumar and I are going to get some White CastleA glimpse into the Republican operative mind: The Mood in Trump's MAGA-Land Ahead of the 2020 Election - ⁦… https://t.co/az2y43fs0S
Retweeted by Sam WangThis is a poem about America. https://t.co/QsaCb3GwVS
Retweeted by Sam Wang @PolitcalCapitaI In the day, we sweat it out on the streets Of a runaway American dreamI was seeking an accelerated course of study When I got sort of out of sorts with a buddy of yours I may have punch… https://t.co/yiXs1OnZnHTucker Carlson actually says here that social distancing and wearing masks have "no basis of any kind in science."… https://t.co/IHzbwhxoBd
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7/8
2020
This takes effect July 6, 2021. If you elect him, @JoeBiden takes office Jan 20, 2021. So, whether this happens o… https://t.co/jEb73PWaW6
Retweeted by Sam Wang"Nothing has ever exposed the failure of modern 'objective' journalism like Donald Trump, a pathological liar stoki… https://t.co/DT5N4BL7PH
Retweeted by Sam WangMy new piece in ⁦@VanityFair⁩. Even if Democrats retake the White House, we’ll still need a full accounting of th… https://t.co/P3XGuZIqBI
Retweeted by Sam WangThere are some good points here. But "he's a judicial minimalist except for reaching out to invalidate the most imp… https://t.co/Tfvl8imCEw
Retweeted by Sam Wang @imillhiser SchadenginsburgDelighted to publish this piece in @USATODAY that builds on my new book, #BurningDownTheHouse. I look at the fundam… https://t.co/mblYIRSaTv
Retweeted by Sam WangThese and so many other failures stem from a leadership culture that cannot be honest with itself. Which is why th… https://t.co/8sI0PTHgZD
Retweeted by Sam WangSubstitute any fascist demagogue from history and the words would be essentially the same. https://t.co/DKscfBXuXE
Retweeted by Sam WangTomorrow night at 6 pm we will host @princeton faculty @julianzelizer and @seanwilentz in a virtual conversation a… https://t.co/7ZM3oZtSf1
Retweeted by Sam WangStates: We need two years to make new House districts Random teenager on Twitter: Do you want a fair map, one with… https://t.co/T6QfxcEzqF
Retweeted by Sam WangPrediction: Biden’s AG is going to have to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate and pursue indictments for misuse of PPP funds.
Retweeted by Sam Wang @astro_jaz Twice: Organic chemistry, third term. My mind didn't grasp the logic of pushing electrons around. (sin… https://t.co/eHrAf3pSdh
7/7
2020
I've posted @lawfare: "The Imaginary Unitary Executive." "Contrary to The Decision of 1789 myth, which SCOTUS reli… https://t.co/i4RblpxD18
Retweeted by Sam WangNew York has to get its numbers MUCH lower because we're now surrounded by other states where COVID is raging out o… https://t.co/SahFIIPQIK
Retweeted by Sam Wang @schoppik Agree with the point, of course. However: what many of us advocate is to *prioritize* the reopening of sc… https://t.co/LguftSYesV
Retweeted by Sam WangJustice Kagan's opinion for #SCOTUS in the "faithless elector" case is not just a satisfying (and accessible) resol… https://t.co/TZ6f55N5Z9
Retweeted by Sam WangAnd, in addition, Romney having to grind out a win against a bunch of random D-listers by running far right on immi… https://t.co/P0agA9xhHp
Retweeted by Sam WangThere are so many interesting and close-fought questions - at the state and local level. Who will run for Senate? W… https://t.co/6vtDZXV2rY
Retweeted by Sam WangAs we approach the next #redistricting cycle, it is vital that newspapers assign reporters to state legislatures.… https://t.co/pgI6dJwr6O
Retweeted by Sam WangThe case that drove me out of public defendering: client, a Black Latino man, was pulled out of a ticket line at Pe… https://t.co/xXK6g8jJiU
Retweeted by Sam WangThere are so many interesting and close-fought questions - at the state and local level. Who will run for Senate? W… https://t.co/6vtDZXV2rY @cmMcConnaughy Welcome! If you need anything - activities, best pizza, things at the school outside your department… https://t.co/UPlsxm9sWH @RealTurkana Constitutional hardball. https://t.co/KcLBkFLCm0
7/6
2020
...seriously, won't do that. However...Jefferson's handling of conflicts w/Adams & Burr shaped the Electoral Colle… https://t.co/T94ontwRHC @HeyAdora3 Do you really think he was that soft on the old villain? True, I think Miranda wanted to create a confli… https://t.co/p3M7MMBzKKWell, Lin-Manuel Miranda pulled his punches on Burr. His liberties with the 1800 election glossed over an important… https://t.co/nR1igKm4IC @mattyglesias @EricLevitz "It's a cookbook!" https://t.co/n77q0tDoaR @hilzoy I mean, other than the words "read," "languages," "music," "math," and "astronomy", and "college," that tweet factchecks well. @hilzoy 1) college didn't exist 2) Math taught from age 6 onward includes concepts unknown in 9th century: K-5: alg… https://t.co/SS3SEql4ylThis column by @ThePlumLineGS says some news organizations are engaged in a mirror-image dog whistle of what Trump… https://t.co/7FRo8mKlJd
Retweeted by Sam WangImportant, years-long work by Andrew and colleagues. https://t.co/RCFATgpQwa
Retweeted by Sam WangThe fireflies are out! 💡🦟💡 https://t.co/Q7ShhErz9r
Retweeted by Sam WangSign outside the Chicago Bagel Authority on Belmont Avenue: https://t.co/rUE49UGd2P
Retweeted by Sam Wang @DougJBalloon @ryanlcooper Oh, I forgot. The word "algebra," from Arabic, dates to the 9th century. And musical no… https://t.co/v9suzyD3qz"We are now in the process of defeating...people who in many instances have absolutely no clue what they are doing." https://t.co/a07bMuBXQq @DougJBalloon @ryanlcooper If I recall correctly, the seats of education and learning were at that time in the Arab… https://t.co/UNVVdaGk3jScientific publishing is between the film and recording industries in size. Yet amazingly, all its content is gener… https://t.co/ewb8pmvtGyThe winning sand sculpture of the Texas Sand Sculpture Festival. 👏👏👏 https://t.co/xZMDxJ09Pz
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7/5
2020
Furious scolding about the least risky part of a potentially risky chain of activities is certain to backfire,… https://t.co/DJKbvKMiEV
Retweeted by Sam WangPerhaps the greatest anti-slavery speech ever uttered is “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July,” by Frederick Do… https://t.co/hSBwzNMsYy
Retweeted by Sam WangThis should be impeachable stupidity. These messages place the country in grave danger. These messages will cause… https://t.co/DColqQZLoq
Retweeted by Sam Wang.@realDonaldTrump, is Senator Rubio thinking of you? https://t.co/Vqvo2KnG5C
Retweeted by Sam WangWithout the @realDonaldTrump handle, there's a risk that he'd never see it..@realDonaldTrump, is Senator Rubio thinking of you? https://t.co/Vqvo2KnG5CBars/pubs are THE highest risk for virus to spread as US states like Texas and California have painfully learned. R… https://t.co/qAUpVKEIzI
Retweeted by Sam WangThe United States Postal Service doesn’t cost taxpayers anything for operating expenses. It is funded entirely thro… https://t.co/Di1I19dhYx
Retweeted by Sam Wang @ryanbeckwith misses sled
7/4
2020
How about the Washington Two Brand New United States Senators.
Retweeted by Sam WangThis is fantastic news! #FairMaps https://t.co/wo3YB1cu4O
Retweeted by Sam Wangmask it or casket
Retweeted by Sam WangPretty much true. In my brief observation, this is a top-down phenomenon. Priorities only get staffed up if a battl… https://t.co/luabBg8m7y.@CatsCradleNC is a treasure. I used to live a few blocks from there as a postdoc. Show your support! https://t.co/pMYrU94Atq @LemieuxLGM @ayeletw I was under the impression that the popularity of vitamin D supplementation arose from correla… https://t.co/GEs2J1ejDnJust a reminder that every other wealthy nation is reopening and has the virus contained, except us. https://t.co/37ITyt215R
Retweeted by Sam Wang"What mystifies many Republicans about Mr. Trump is why he is so unwilling to take easy steps that could help remed… https://t.co/FL8bR9Tdju
Retweeted by Sam WangThe same Supreme Court that saw no urgency in deciding whether the House of Representatives can obtain Mueller gran… https://t.co/JNrR4jScE0
Retweeted by Sam WangThe people trying to build global surveillance webs for cash, caused at least one genocide, and who have tried to d… https://t.co/K2wxUYEQJe
Retweeted by Sam WangFor anyone who feels like they “wasted” quarantine because they didn’t write a novel or learn a new language or get… https://t.co/xr9JG6nPYw
Retweeted by Sam Wang @beyerstein Sea slug, I think, though it depends a lot on which slug. Some of them hunt, are capable of associative… https://t.co/meYCIpU7pyA conversational mash-up of neuroscience, public health, coronavirus, and the adolescent mind: can colleges reopen… https://t.co/J8WPCXhomA
Retweeted by Sam WangA conversational mash-up of neuroscience, public health, coronavirus, and the adolescent mind: can colleges reopen… https://t.co/J8WPCXhomA
7/3
2020
Take away the green ones and you'll be well in line with evidence. Maybe the yellow ones too. https://t.co/8jsvx6QMiF @nachocoloma Take away the green ones and you'll be well in line with evidence."The facts right now suggest that reopening schools would not lead to disaster, but more information shouldn’t be s… https://t.co/lBg3t6ynhF
Retweeted by Sam WangBREAKING: Ghislane Maxwell, long-time friend and confidante of Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested by the FBI and ch… https://t.co/f6EYPeeCze
Retweeted by Sam WangNEW for @CNN @CNNOpinion on why Kentucky's process for the primary can be a model for November. -Plan early -Work i… https://t.co/pEFPVUGOEN
Retweeted by Sam WangAre people still following, watching and sharing journalists, pundits and commentators who ridiculed the COVID outb… https://t.co/asvHBlgMyE
Retweeted by Sam WangCNN: “trump’s briefers discovered that when his oral briefing included intelligence related to Russia's malign acti… https://t.co/O8nuQgzlCB
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7/2
2020
This is not great for the voting rights of those 1.4 million Floridians who were re-enfranchised by Amendment 4. A… https://t.co/O4GEAxwprvThis seems dispositive to me https://t.co/sbW01DVZ63
Retweeted by Sam WangIf Biden wins, hordes of tiny little chomping robots will be released into the streets to eat you alive like piranh… https://t.co/nqGs7iwtkP
Retweeted by Sam WangA student of mine from China got accepted to law school in February, and in the email she added a couple of grafs o… https://t.co/8l651jHWHe
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7/1
2020

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