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Seth D. Michaels @sethdmichaels W A-S-H I-N-G T-O-N baby, DC

Voted People Magazine's Seth D-est man alive. He/him. Comms @UCSUSA; everything here is personal, not official. We are all in this stupid thing together.

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Joined Twitter 4/22/08


say it louder for the folks in back https://t.co/n6PM0OLShi
6/16
2019
@bdmcclay @BrandyLJensen the dog's got charismaThe physical infrastructure of the modern world was "invented" in like 30 years. Like, look at the sub/urban worl… https://t.co/lpU4zrTV67
Retweeted by Seth D. MichaelsIt's wild how much the physical world changed in the generation before WWI. In 1880, NYC had no subway, no cars, a… https://t.co/TpaGiC8ROU
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaelsi just like Golden Gate Park so much!!! https://t.co/rwIGgZNrDR @byjoelanderson nasty-ass soap candy, get it out of here
6/15
2019
By forcing agencies to eliminate a third of their advisory committees, the administration is cutting expert advice… https://t.co/BleulwBzRH
Retweeted by Seth D. MichaelsThe White House just issued an executive order directing the elimination of one-third of federal advisory committee… https://t.co/CdnrmRmLu6
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaelsthe same DOJ arguing that the courts should ignore the clearly racist premises for their Census changes, right? https://t.co/XfRRYYWrxbIf armed agents of the state referring to human beings as “kindling for a fire” does not frighten you, i don’t know what to say.
Retweeted by Seth D. MichaelsThe probability of HTHTHTHTHTHTHTHTHTHT is the same as HHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH. https://t.co/GgtsrxZTuB
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaels @geoffreyvs (i just meant the remaining one of the top 5, not that she's in 5th place) @geoffreyvs this is a decent scenario for Warren, who i assume is the 5th of the top 5this, but for any conversation you ever have with me https://t.co/tcegXYRoqNtake them to church @AdamSerwer https://t.co/L7TE1Gr72b https://t.co/wnN4DD9M8O
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaelswhy use a mindfulness app when you can simply get a dog who is incredibly determined to eat street food, thus forci… https://t.co/5ovu5Vcz1G
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaelshow many people can u put on a stage before they are legally designated an Arcade Fire https://t.co/kk7U3Vy9gk
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaels"the sheer mass of his annihilating selfishness leaves no room for anything like subtext. Trump is nothing but what… https://t.co/ZS7uz3tJ68to the people who keep yelling about how a few bad articles and tweets can radicalize otherwise-normal young men wh… https://t.co/cckiEWknQI
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaelsthis is because Trump's (smaller!) base of more-rural, older, whiter Americans is considered more "real American" a… https://t.co/pFePmjry5nsomething that probably deserves a little intra-conservative analysis is the fact that the most popular black conse… https://t.co/LRVBEIQ3j1
Retweeted by Seth D. MichaelsBrandy is my favorite advice columnist and so often her advice boils down to “you can’t control how other people fe… https://t.co/Iq8ON6FIYv
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6/14
2019
@rudnicknoah i think Ghost Scalia decides in that case @lil_mermaid i'm honestly inspired!seems like a lot of basketball happening out there @Redistrict Precinct close-up of Harris County w/ #TX07 highlighted in yellow: https://t.co/Kfrhvkki1f
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaels @JMilesColeman oh great! innnnnterestingHouston TX metro area President by precinct. (Harris, Fort Bend, Montgomery counties). HRC (blue) won them, collect… https://t.co/GHGgu9Tcgc
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaels @JMilesColeman beautiful. i would love to see the House districts as an overlay - the 7th especiallyThought experiment: What if everything were infinitely worse, only the guy who signs my paychecks were much better off?
Retweeted by Seth D. MichaelsImagining everyone in New York going to work in Ubers at rush hour
Retweeted by Seth D. MichaelsI love when tech people step on library twitter and get roasted https://t.co/fjDH9owz5q
Retweeted by Seth D. MichaelsThis is exactly what they always wanted to do https://t.co/FXxLFUUBmN
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaelswhat, am i supposed to ~check the weather for the place i'm visiting before i pack~ like some sort of type-A brain geniusalso, every time i've ever come here in my life i've been underdressed and cold so i prepared for that and it's SO HOT HERE NOWJoe Biden should ask whoever was Vice President when Mitch McConnell refused to allow even a vote on Barack Obama's… https://t.co/VuY2y26iBd
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaelsspending the rest of the week in the Bay Area. hello, west coast time! @libbycwatson "name the top three foods you hate that you'd make people eat as a punishment for doing prompt twitter"High fives to everyone who described McConnell as "a committed institutionalist who zealously guards the prerogativ… https://t.co/xAzKHGeMfA
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6/11
2019
update: this went great, let me know if you want some hard wildlife-related trivia questions
6/10
2019
@SeanTrende why choose? that's why i only drink Dr. Pepperoni @imillhiser yeah, i have an informal goal in the back of my head of getting to 4th dan by age 50 (which is 10 years… https://t.co/9t6cLxSSqZ @jesseltaylor you joke, but this is basically the reasoning in McCullen v Coakleymight fuck around and consider how men are socialized to believe that normal non-shitty social behavior is “being n… https://t.co/8bVSw4IK8k
Retweeted by Seth D. MichaelsWhenever mainstream outlets make an error, trumpists and anti-anti-trumpists scream “fake news” and say “this is wh… https://t.co/Kl0TLxeWmO
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaelsbasically a life lesson https://t.co/KeixURVhAO
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaels @mbismark oh wow! congrats @imillhiser oh right! is it kendo you study?
6/9
2019
One way you can tell "both sides" of the climate change issue aren't equally valid is that "climate change is happe… https://t.co/PhDalVEEcZ
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaelsi promise never to be one of those people who talks at length about martial arts unless specifically requested to in personbrief brag: it's official, i've earned my shodan (1st degree black belt) rank in aikido, the culmination of more th… https://t.co/YaJq64BvTTThen they shouldn’t. And thank you to the 40% who aren’t idiots. https://t.co/XE2yJHLIuG
Retweeted by Seth D. MichaelsThis study's finding makes Michigan Republicans' poisoning of Flint's water even more infuriating. Their attacks on… https://t.co/VZYl9JvlFr
Retweeted by Seth D. MichaelsMueller found a "sweeping & systematic" attack on our elections by Russia. Congress is trying to address the threat… https://t.co/7FhOzkJJZh
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaels @JessicaTaylor we sleep like a letter H - the two long parts on the edges and a small dog horizontally straight across the middle @kenlowery tell them i love themalso kudos to @jamiekeiles, this is just a wonderfully-built story, and what a great line: “Every politician is jus… https://t.co/hdrbxL5rXOas somebody who was a twerpy politics-obsessed weirdo in high school, i can't help but feel a little warm toward th… https://t.co/2XoDkUL5Cni've read this article twice and while i don't think i'm quite on board with the plan, i think i...kind of love the… https://t.co/Xhoa8sLwtI @MaryHeglar it's really great."The belief that this enormous, existential problem could have been fixed if all of us had just tweaked our consump… https://t.co/NJU2wup59YThe White House office of leg affairs tried to delete five pages of science from testimony to the House intel commi… https://t.co/zCb3aL8Tq9
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaelsthis is a really big deal. https://t.co/UtAmzb0CH9 @lindseywoho i have the range @mattkbh @lindseywoho "Celebrasion," Sleeper Agent "Make Up the Breakdown," Hot Hot Heat Weezer (blue album)honestly it's great that the Good Place is just straight up saying "four seasons is plenty," even tho I also don't want it to ever leave us
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaels @lindseywoho 1) pop-punk albums 2) songs i do at karaokehttps://t.co/K0mBooyIU8
Retweeted by Seth D. MichaelsWe must must must see what is happening in the Immigration Internment Camps. We must see the children, the mothers,… https://t.co/O6WZ2BuZBp
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6/8
2019
Here’s the thing about retrocession to Maryland as an alternative to D.C. statehood: Nebraska was a part of Louisia… https://t.co/g1sJRLHDXr
Retweeted by Seth D. MichaelsWhen Trump follows through with his disruptive attack on car standards, automakers will have only themselves to bla… https://t.co/sCM6UGEzSI
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaels @mekosoff outfits/fashion vibes for dudescongratulations @vox_union! sic semper @zandywithaz agree on the general point, but i am actually pleasantly surprised by how Moulton deploys the rhetoric here to get in a punch @zhandlen Siefer!a few examples of those points of conflict: involving frontline communities, raising ambitions for Paris, reforming… https://t.co/XcXB6Ija8g
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaelswhen the subject of a climate debate comes up, I often field skepticism from some corners that there's nothing for… https://t.co/00YeLOv9UA
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaelswhat we *do* know about his understanding of the issue is that he doesn't ever get briefed on it except by crackpot… https://t.co/LOBNsJDFUta good piece by @pbump here, but the question of whether or not the President understands what he's saying is a tri… https://t.co/W3jygfx0mXsimple, true, and worth repeating: "The Trump administration will make the country’s air dirtier. The science tells… https://t.co/XLoGur50ay @alanalevinson congratulations on your beautiful cactus husbands @zhandlen no, jk, graphic novels @zhandlen people you lived with in college who you follow on twitter @emilyhughes related: an essay i'd read is about the commonalities between THE POWER and WORLD WAR Z, which to my m… https://t.co/ZAnwzcxbCVA reminder that the “seriously not literally” business of 2016 was extremely dumb. https://t.co/8Tm4gHI0mu
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaels"truly bizarre" that three decades of economic policy trends aimed at producing exactly this result have produced exactly this resultWife: What *do* you do on that dumb website all day? Me: https://t.co/mIuAKdJ8tO https://t.co/X1gkmZZIyr
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaels"it's too expensive to implement universal health care," say the people who just shoveled a trillion more dollars t… https://t.co/JlC6urINjO"wE cAn'T ~aFfOrD~ tO dEaL wItH cLiMaTe ChAnGe" https://t.co/wVj3RaNJ3K @BrandyLJensen you've probably already read it but i just absolutely tore through Everything I Never Told You @BobbyBigWheel @ryanlcooper @zachdcarter i have deep doubts in my own instincts, but i think that's plausible (cert… https://t.co/3kV1O8oSXY @ryanlcooper @zachdcarter oh yeah, and they had this image of winning over anti-Trump center-rightists and worried… https://t.co/5O4N5S1o6R @zachdcarter which is why it's so frustrating how that playbook just got left to the side in 2016 when it would have been useful! @bdmcclay @yourewrongabout awesome, will check out!just generally, an under-told story is how the things that have improved clean air and water over the past 50 years… https://t.co/2No9Pyks6M @summeranne ooof, i know exactly who you're talking about, and....yeah, it's badYou KNEW this had to be happening but confirmation is just beyond enraging. https://t.co/tbxpVSzxof
Retweeted by Seth D. Michaels"I mean, I had a baby in the amount of time it took for the EPA respond to its own science advisors." - @gennareedin which @gennareed makes EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler deservedly uncomfortable: https://t.co/CaiXLw9RLhHenry Hyde said in the 70s: “I would certainly like to prevent, if I could legally, anybody having an abortion — a… https://t.co/eggmepJgRN
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6/7
2019

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