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Associate Prof, @SAISHopkins | Contributing Editor, @TheAtlantic | Senior Fellow, @gmfus | Senior Advisor, @protctdemocracy | Host, The Good Fight

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Leading progressives say that the key to winning in 2020 is to mobilize nonvoters who are overwhelmingly young, non… https://t.co/wryheaA504
Retweeted by Yascha MounkCase in point: nonvoters tipped Leave over the edge https://t.co/SNIRreqzZC
Retweeted by Yascha MounkYou must remove Trump with the electorate you have, not with the electorate you want. https://t.co/nzKd0dRUWm
Retweeted by Yascha Mounk @TheAtlantic Please share my article @TheAtlantic! And please read the excellent study by the @knightfdn for yours… https://t.co/GSnDkWiIyF @TheAtlantic There are some progressive nonvoters. There are also some devoutly conservative nonvoters. The idea o… https://t.co/wGHe0yUf7q @TheAtlantic There's a lot of debate about who Dems should nominate. But the question of strategy is just as import… https://t.co/CKhEyOT9SQ @TheAtlantic 4) Upshot A certain kind of centrist projects all his hopes on nonvoters. What they (supposedly) want… https://t.co/CAjyzLfxN8 @TheAtlantic And nonvoters are less likely than voters to say that the country is on the wrong track, that the 2020… https://t.co/rT9ji33bdm @TheAtlantic Nonvoters are much less likely than voters to have an unfavorable opinion of Donald Trump or the Repub… https://t.co/1kLfQ2eTWB @TheAtlantic Only 21% of nonvoters consider themselves liberal. By contrast, 30% consider themselves moderate and… https://t.co/fZd2YiSSfL @TheAtlantic 3) Partisan Lean Given that nonvoters are, on key cultural issues, more conservative than voters, it… https://t.co/zPpM4mRW3o @TheAtlantic And nonvoters are also less likely than voters to support stricter gun laws. https://t.co/KP9cGP1f6M @TheAtlantic Nonvoters are less likely than voters to support abortion being legal in all or most cases. https://t.co/jsgoz5QWTS @TheAtlantic Nonvoters are markedly less likely than voters to support giving a path to citizenship for undocumente… https://t.co/X1yKio4Xad @TheAtlantic Nonvoters are marginally more likely to support, and much less likely to oppose, building a wall on Am… https://t.co/A8kwewvH6w @TheAtlantic 2) Ideology Nonvoters are way, way less progressive than is commonly believed. While they are somewh… https://t.co/Pr4qmw8C0W @TheAtlantic 1) Demographics As a group, nonvoters really are a little less white than voters. But the difference… https://t.co/lhXdr0hqIn @TheAtlantic This is important: With Bernie the presumptive nominee, Dems will stake their chances of beating Trump… https://t.co/ehRs9YzUJ9Leading progressives say that the key to winning in 2020 is to mobilize nonvoters who are overwhelmingly young, non… https://t.co/wryheaA504
2/26
2020
https://t.co/unzogZENh8Some people suggest that autocrats might be better at dealing with a public health emergency like the coronavirus t… https://t.co/kFpPOPe9BD"A BJP leader led a rally of 100 in which he gave out a clear clarion call to join forces against Muslims." It ver… https://t.co/rhl5bHuroVIn the past few days, the secretary general of Narendra Modi's BJP denounced me as an anarchist agitator and the sp… https://t.co/mYf7UAi1vA
2/25
2020
@_FelixSimon_ Japp.Herr Gauland und seine Mitarbeiter mögen meinen, sich auf mich beziehen zu können, um ihre herzlose Propaganda zu v… https://t.co/ilbLBeQJd3Wie Gaulands Referent auf seiner Homepage schrieb, seien die Deutschen absichtlich einem "verantwortungslosen Exper… https://t.co/Gy97mnVsM9Genau diese absurde Fehlinterpretation ist aber von einschlägig rechtsradikalen Medien, bis hin zum neonazistischen… https://t.co/QyJDDTt4XgWas ich natürlich NICHT meinte: * Dass dieses Experiment geplant war. * Dass ich (oder Angela Merkel) am deutsche… https://t.co/7iwaaFBLIVWas ich meinte: Die meisten Demokratien der Geschichte waren homogen oder hatten eine klare ethnische Hierarchie.… https://t.co/9g6KIkPxC22018 bezeichnete ich Deutschlands Verwandlung in eine multiethnische Demokratie in einem Interview mit den… https://t.co/2MqzKUUJKAAlexander Gaulands persönlicher Referent redet den furchtbaren Anschlag von Hanau mit Verweis auf eine Verschwörung… https://t.co/T85g3C6a8CAs @BrendanNyhan likes to tweet, what would say if you saw it in another country? "The Trump White House and its a… https://t.co/OrjO0mMuL2
2/24
2020
@zackbeauchamp Also, he doesn't complain that Trump stole his ideas; he boasts about it. Read the thing if you're gonna write about it. @zackbeauchamp This is a distinction without much of a difference. If he could find "the best," he'd date. But in… https://t.co/bgKiCt2zWs @zackbeauchamp He says that for most of his youth he couldn't find a woman who was up to his high standards (and bl… https://t.co/RRvXt2bioGIt's amazing how determined people are to think in false binaries. The attacker must have been a far-right terroris… https://t.co/h5cWjaBO8aIt is very difficult to get a man to understand something if the approbation of his social circle, or a friendly re… https://t.co/XRy9L7pOSbThe piece by Siraj Haqqani in @nytopinion - which's independent of our news operations & judgment - omits the most… https://t.co/b1hUHCBP3w
Retweeted by Yascha MounkFound the nasty manifesto. It's difficult to convey just how formal, wooden and academic the prose in which the sh… https://t.co/okrwkumr9TThree thoughts about the horror of Hanau: * No country is immune from far-right terror * People of all classes ca… https://t.co/izFpI1tB2pDemocracy dies... amidst petty squabbles.Can progressives and moderates work together to beat Trump in 2020? And is that even the right way of framing the… https://t.co/4f6JWpvfw2
2/20
2020
Two presidential candidates don't know who the President of Mexico is. But let's snark about Pete because he doesn… https://t.co/b5fzhC0zUI
2/19
2020
It's amazing how many people try to screw you in how many ways when you buy a home. And that's just one example of… https://t.co/xhCflaIqtBBecause populists are gonna populist? https://t.co/v52uOyyRAq @brianklaas Yup, there's the reason. God, this is all so embarrassingly tawdry.Trump loves crooks and autocrats. Sometimes, it's easy to see why: they support him (Stone) or he aspires to resem… https://t.co/qh8U2PXClt @ZaidJilani @NormOrnstein @leedrutman @katherinegehl I think, if they disown me, it'll be over something else.* Thanks to my ever excellent teammate @NormOrnstein and our wonderful opponents @leedrutman and @katherinegehl. *… https://t.co/usvbzmuilkSo much fun to be back on @iq2us to debate the two-party system! It was my third debate and my third win.* One of… https://t.co/ArkSEXXwmiBut I'm also torn. Though I admire Angela Merkel in many ways, I worry that she left too much space to her right.… https://t.co/xpXaIHfFtLNorbert Roettgen is running to succeed Angela Merkel! I'm excited: @n_roettgen is, by some distance, the most sens… https://t.co/WMU0URMjiCIt's rare I agree with Twitter. It's even rarer I agree with a trending Twitter hashtag. But...… https://t.co/SDJdMlgWm8This doesn't mean I'm against tenure all things considered; I'm torn. But something like the British system, where… https://t.co/KXFjJ0VjyS* Controversial can mean all kinds of seemingly small things here - including such trivial examples as an unfashion… https://t.co/IkLhPYUKQ4The problem isn't that tenure is bad once you have it. It's that the chimera of future security stops young scholar… https://t.co/GidQ07NtmZWow. After more than 2,000 former DOJ expressed alarm about challenges to rule of law, now the Federal Judges' Asso… https://t.co/0rjT6iov9m
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2/18
2020
Les propos les plus intelligents, à mon avis, sur l’affaire Griveaux étaient déjà dans le Parisien d’hier: ce sont… https://t.co/LXif4VQCSr
Retweeted by Yascha Mounk @BLADT Wow! @SergeNuffler Hadn't heard of this one! @JaredLVan @StrongTowns Excellent. @GGrimalda Cool! @maticus_spazz Good one! @BLADT Please explain? @AmiDar Picture, please! @BDStanley Ooh, this is a good one! @Timberati I was looking for this one and couldn't find it!! Thanks.Condition to Qualify: 1) The image itself needs to give a clue as to what's going on. It should, with some thought… https://t.co/DyE7nd0Y5II need your help! Hoping to decorate (part of) my office with images that show the unintended consequences of bad… https://t.co/CXFQMWOf3LAnd... they just took my plane out of service. As the Germans like to say: Kleine Sünden bestraft der liebe Gott s… https://t.co/zmMDlX5Xk4
2/16
2020
* Airport observations. ** Since I don't have kids, I do feel bad judging people for their parenting skills (even… https://t.co/19WROmkCFlThere are few things as sad to witness* as a dad who is shouting at his young children, and they are evidently so u… https://t.co/1yzl10CNFQ @MwiWind :)
2/15
2020
@DeLowDown Thank you! :)Source: my book. Read it if you haven't? https://t.co/Qdsd6Av4YYI avoid commenting on every sordid twist and turn of this administration. People who want to know what Trump is do… https://t.co/fQfp2ABAIe @ZaidJilani No. But I'd bet that a good number of Mexican-Americans have pretty strong opinions on AMLO... @faisal_parla Also, these were subsequent interviews, right? So once one of them fell for this basic question, sur… https://t.co/x7ijShnn2eAlso, for the record, I generally think that this kind of gotcha question is dumb, and that politicians should just… https://t.co/NVOAa2SIoiMemo to Presidential Candidates: If you want to win over Latinos, do a little less pandering, and a lot more actua… https://t.co/yWjdtSFk8jAs I have often argued in the past, it *is* important for Dems to maximize turnout among PoC. But because those vo… https://t.co/wrOdmocIOGDemocrats are ready to bet the house on turnout in 2020: "America is becoming more diverse. If we get the right peo… https://t.co/qrUcaGUNdC
2/14
2020
"Let me be very clear: Anybody making personal attacks against anybody else in my name is not part of our movement.… https://t.co/WiOMMfUyBG @HarrenGWarding 🤦‍♂️A Chinese restaurant in this journalist's building (in Italy!) was always full. Now, he says, it stands virtually e… https://t.co/hQeNtT4jSlI strongly favor universal health care. But this list illustrates that there are many good ways to get there. Ger… https://t.co/qiukJo6YY7
2/13
2020
Populists believe that they alone represent the people. This makes it impossible for them to tolerate the idea that… https://t.co/llkg3tDJXJ
2/12
2020
In further news on this BFD: Angela Merkel's anointed successor has just resigned. The fight over the future direc… https://t.co/W5CuB7i7Kx
2/10
2020
thread: This week I was in Venezuela, mostly offline. I observed, from Caracas, the finale of the impeachment tria… https://t.co/tM6e6eIIsG
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2/9
2020
@sullydish My condolences. So sorry to hear it. @tom_nuttall @MKarnitschnig If serious money were on the line, I would agree with you. But, let's be realistic here… https://t.co/GnmbBGEYrXJust made my first public Twitter bet. I'm betting Germany will sadly have a government with formal or informal su… https://t.co/42BEz0OiMN @MKarnitschnig Deal! @MKarnitschnig What are the terms? My opening bid: Formal coalition or Minderheitsregierung with votes from the Af… https://t.co/41VcD78eLS @MKarnitschnig Thuringia is not an important state, AfD is especially extreme there, and Merkel remains in charge.… https://t.co/fLbOo5v9XdEveryone is saying we should abolish the Iowa caucuses. But as long as Iowa promises to keep the process this chao… https://t.co/fcElcTYFMRAlso, 👇. https://t.co/cXMjcePIiE @MKarnitschnig It's both. When so many are voting for the extremes, the formation of governments is objectively dif… https://t.co/iOYkjpU4PY
2/6
2020
https://t.co/Gzx9AWTRECOne more time: Say it loud, say it clear: Never ascribe to malice what can be explained by rank incompetence. Es… https://t.co/UxXVcVNlvh
2/5
2020

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