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Columnist Boston Globe. Author, Clear and Present Safety https://t.co/U8DMfPo8uZ Sign up for my newsletter https://t.co/anJjS7BMMo. Michael.cohen@globe.com

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I really appreciated when Tucker Carlson gave this same exact speech about anti-lockdown protesters storming the Mi… https://t.co/WVzhYeR8UKWhen you don’t realize that the reason you were invited was so you could write this piece. https://t.co/B3SnwBOA6u
Retweeted by Michael Cohenlegends walk among us https://t.co/RDNhNFIv9R https://t.co/jwJ0zOJOF3
Retweeted by Michael CohenTrump let 100,000 Americans die. Why isn’t every newspaper in America calling for his immediate resignation?
Retweeted by Michael CohenI’m genuinely confused by this supreme court ruling in Texas. Doesn’t the below mean that people can still request… https://t.co/nk1IwUoG01A good and decent man https://t.co/6P3iqJwnTzPrecisely https://t.co/vAsArbXYZv100,000 Americans are dead https://t.co/YGSoVQAqph
5/28
2020
@dhnexon Citing Bartels & Aachen after referencing an anecdote that shows a voter making an ill-informed voting dec… https://t.co/g5Sonci3FRhttps://t.co/LsgRufl4cT https://t.co/gfGULtYyrqIt’s almost he doesn’t care at all that 100,000 Americans have died in a pandemic https://t.co/a36aZbcFtIIf it’s “will leave his DMs open” it’ll be a bit of a letdown https://t.co/jQuHer7ZIwI can't believe I've been alive for this long and this is the first time I've ever heard an insult as perfect as th… https://t.co/xKgbTtUKTjI think the even more important question is why isn't there a constitutional amendment guaranteeing you a cupcake? https://t.co/m44nA4vQryAccording to the CDC, so far this year, Florida has had 1,762 deaths from #COVID and 5,185 from pneumonia. Average… https://t.co/ba2cFzLPs5
Retweeted by Michael CohenThis is compelling television https://t.co/PlIk5ZdYRSAnd I love the idea that Democrats are politicizing the coronavirus by trying to make it easier for people to vote without dying.A+ Tweet https://t.co/AQ4iOCQ8x9Perhaps the media fails to grasp it because when you say that mail-in voting has a "high propensity for voter fraud… https://t.co/XPUJtBKoShPut me down for a hard disagree on this one https://t.co/xBfAOErMmjKind of bummed that I was offline most of the afternoon and thus missed Astronaut Twitter - and I'm instead stuck with Scrub TwitterI suppose it's possible the guy from Fox Business is the first to get this story https://t.co/G61imJ0iztChristian Cooper displaying the kind of introspection that we could use more of these days https://t.co/JgscPe3qrg https://t.co/SgFKRgXcdf"100,000 people died Joe and all you did was try to help your friend the president. That's what you did. Every sing… https://t.co/W9KIrp9O3d
Retweeted by Michael CohenI LOVE LAMP! https://t.co/KJcYAMutFFFTR, this is a sarcastic tweet, which I thought was obvious, but sometimes you do need to point it out.So the people in Minneapolis tonight protesting the murder of a citizen by agents of the state are the same ones wh… https://t.co/wZnjG5Eqyq @djhoch Be better than that guy!“Every day I ask myself the same question: How can this be happening in America? How can people like these be in ch… https://t.co/pzk6phBjZj
Retweeted by Michael Cohen @djhoch Do we know that’s the same person? @djhoch I'm actually not sure that it's unprecedented. But that it happened so quickly is @djhoch It's a fair point. And considering the union protections that police officers have the city must have felt… https://t.co/DPy9nT3drJJust watched the full video of George Floyd being murdered by Minneapolis police officers and that is one of the wo… https://t.co/hmKrQ6IOUx @CuprisinCarey I’d say now it isTrump doesn’t have friends https://t.co/dtrgyY1nykTwitter is stifling free speech says man sending tweet to 80 million followers https://t.co/Nxycn87NWg @peterkohan @KatherineArabis This isn’t a legal proceeding
5/27
2020
@peterkohan @KatherineArabis Perhaps. Or maybe I don’t think people should be judged irredeemable by their actions on their worst dayExcellent piece https://t.co/M5k3unHwiWLet’s call Dr. Von Bulow for an expert opinion https://t.co/YgdfRrk33tAmerican strongmen are ok (if they’re Republicans of course) https://t.co/e9RmaHJxAwI am watching this Biden interview on CNN with my 8-year old daughter, and it’s a really nice thing to watch an int… https://t.co/SAn2c83wFjThis is correct https://t.co/XYaSlcHhVoIn 1964, a Queens woman was stabbed to death while many of her neighbors watched & did nothing. Her name was Kitty… https://t.co/ZrVoub0YK2
Retweeted by Michael CohenIt's really simple: President Trump is accusing Joe Scarborough of murder because Trump doesn't like that Scarborou… https://t.co/PWmwWBsvn4
Retweeted by Michael Cohen @jellovsianik Even more astounding ... it’s a respectful one, with genuine give and take, on Twitter! @JTRJules @doctor_not_mrs Yes. Thank you for interpreting that tweet correctly!I keep thinking about this poor man, whose wife died in a sudden & horrible accident, having to relive that pain be… https://t.co/Tbt8qT0HV1 @jellovsianik It’s a helluva thing - the line between bad acts that happen in a vacuum and bad acts that literally… https://t.co/eict8KtOY5 @jellovsianik I agree in this case. What this woman did was literally put a man’s life in danger (whether intention… https://t.co/B7QtVZpcWf @tarcamwat @KatherineArabis I have no idea @jellovsianik The thing is none of us know. What you’re saying makes sense and you’re probably right, but none of u… https://t.co/Z1snw4SObsThat's not to say that I think everyone should pile in however they want. I don't. My point is about the danger of… https://t.co/IJUoOsVeqS
Retweeted by Michael CohenOne more thing! When you equate something as serious as this to the minor transgressions in my book, you're doing a… https://t.co/FAgRFIKGPl
Retweeted by Michael CohenJesus. Please stop tagging me into this stuff. Anyone who thinks I'd want to write about this person - based on the… https://t.co/WcRv7KozmZ
Retweeted by Michael Cohen @jellovsianik No I wasn’t saying this was a perceived bad act. It seems to be pretty bad! I’m saying that there are… https://t.co/F589LFuKFf @KatherineArabis I’m kind of in the same place. Even if this woman got what she deserved (and I’m not saying she di… https://t.co/hj5RaFiXZ9 @jellovsianik I appreciate you making that distinction! I’m certainly not defending this woman or those who feel a… https://t.co/r0zoQuBdgz @peterbirkenhead Completely agree @jellovsianik Just so we’re clear in no way am I defending this woman’s actions @reneeygraham PerhapsIt’s a helluva thing that a person’s entire life can be defined by a one minute videoShe actually attacks Scarborough for saying people shouldn’t take hydroxychloroquine https://t.co/QdGHz6mg4jReading this letter from Timothy Klausutis, the widowed husband of Lori—about whom Trump keeps tweeting vile conspi… https://t.co/j0qwxOyp6Z
Retweeted by Michael CohenGreat piece by @dandrezner eviscerating Mike Pompeo https://t.co/1UxF5CmMluThe president of the United States is horrible. That’s the whole tweet https://t.co/nrDvClHpv2The president is concerned that people “whom have never even thought of voting before” might vote https://t.co/6EGqlovFMWThis letter is very powerful: https://t.co/aTSMfCzkwl
Retweeted by Michael CohenOne of the many reasons it’s awful that Hume tweeted and Trump retweeted this—aside from mocking masks during a pan… https://t.co/Uy6WncvuBK
Retweeted by Michael CohenI saw Jimmy Cobb last year at Jazz Standard in New York. At 91 years young he could still bring it - an extraordina… https://t.co/V1Kr4Jd6b4Whether or not Trump wears a mask is not a political sideshow - it’s super important for health and economic recove… https://t.co/qRhq63xxDh
Retweeted by Michael CohenCan someone explain to me the origin of the name “Karen” being used as an epithet?This is great advice https://t.co/OZlTKexrsJHe was setting a positive example for others to emulate ... I can understand your confusion https://t.co/wnrcRNdBWo
5/26
2020
Because he’s more worried about how he looks wearing a mask than saving lives? Congratulations on enabling that chi… https://t.co/RECJDUZG0t“China has been working very hard to contain the Coronavirus. The United States greatly appreciates their efforts a… https://t.co/w6KWfqVZBrhey I'm not racist I'm merely noting for the convenience and comprehension of racists that the virus is *sometimes… https://t.co/h0Uf0BhXWf
Retweeted by Michael CohenClose to 100,000 Americans are dead and this guy is taking victory laps https://t.co/Hs8afzZgrHBolsonaro calls coronavirus a 'little flu.' Inside Brazil's hospitals, doctors know the horrifying reality. https://t.co/zJk9pPbdEc
Retweeted by Michael Cohen @Orca7Tweet But Citizen Kane is a great movie that completely holds up. Spartacus does not. @HeerJeet Exactly. I've read that he hated the Spartacus character and fought with Trumbo and Douglas to make him a… https://t.co/WeafUxEXT5I'm genuinely baffled as to why Spartacus is so highly regarded. It's by no means a bad movie and there are truly s… https://t.co/SlxpyPs6duThere are some great set pieces - the prison break, the battle scene, the bath scene with Olivier and Curtis, the l… https://t.co/AxrpXDufLQFinally, a word on Spartacus - meh. This is a very un-Kubrickian film & while there are some great performances (Us… https://t.co/psTsSbHaHkThe anti-war sentiments of incredibly powerful. So many war movies convey the notion that war erodes your basic hum… https://t.co/qScjTwFZGoThere's a recurrent theme in these Kubrick films of using scale to capture the idea of powerlessness - of man being… https://t.co/qDThVSKmmsThe war footage is extraordinary, particularly for when it was made - 1957. I honestly am not sure how he captured… https://t.co/e9DFjZ5u82Paths of Glory is a revelation - maybe the best anti-war movie I've ever seen. Here you see the attributes that def… https://t.co/ExfIHGdw8vThe Killing is a better movie with intricate plotting and some great acting performances, particularly from Sterlin… https://t.co/uCYNEpc0WeKiller's Kiss is a rather slight film that still offers a preview of Kubrick's unique film vision. The story is not… https://t.co/7A2QC9BiyKSo my good friend @mahler3 and I have decided to rewatch the filmography of Stanley Kubrick. So far we've watched:… https://t.co/EIOZuAoa0RImagine the mental gymnastics one must make to be a Trump supporter and call other people sheep https://t.co/WEiplIOkurWearing a mask https://t.co/onqw2YIymFIt's not that Trump's behavior is beneath the presidency. It's beneath any standard of human behavior, period. If a… https://t.co/5dHLTAA7Bb
Retweeted by Michael CohenIt’s Memorial Day and close to 100,000 people have died in a pandemic ... and THIS is what he’s focused on. https://t.co/OCsiHEQWd8I LOVE LAMP https://t.co/5qHrCJEDpOIf anything thr opposite is true. Living in DC creates tunnel vision, particularly on policy issues. https://t.co/oxHcBotLVJStaten Islanders with masks drive out non-mask wearing person in grocery store. #Coronavirus https://t.co/iPQwk7lD9y
Retweeted by Michael CohenDon’t miss this lovely read from my colleague ⁦@Joan_Vennochi⁩. https://t.co/4cQr5vI5ES
Retweeted by Michael CohenYou can practically feel the economic anxiety https://t.co/n0lmT5wMKR
5/25
2020

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