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Favorite Rejects 2022-01-17
It’s a slippery slope from using “liberal” in this way to calling rich people “middle class” because they don’t have hereditary titles and next thing you know you’ll be saying the fancy places that charge tuition are public schools.
Peak performance is when the outside dining area is so well-sheltered from the wind that there’s no air flow, but the plastic stuff is still terrible insulation so it’s very cold.
I mean it was pretty obvious at the time that the whole primary season policy debate was insanely detached from the reality of senate politics — Dems ended up with more seats than a reasonable 2019 forecast would have predicted. https://t.co/480gsSRbBp
Whiplash b/w heady Dem debate of 2020 & stark reality of governance: 2020 - Many *establishment* Ds forced left, campaigned on +$10T in spending; government health option; big & new ideas like "Baby Bonds" 4 all Now - Ds hoping to salvage $1.75T package https://t.co/vDULnvnoRN
Jeff Stein @JStein_WaPo
Everyone gets mad if you say this but the median senate seat is R+6 so it’s going to be extremely challenging to pass any progressive legislation — you can either give up, or else try to come up with ideas to shift the electoral geography and reduce the education/density skew.
I think it’s good that everyone wants to claim this legacy, no matter how implausibly. https://t.co/XpB0XUggkI
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” This #MLKDay2022 and every day, the #FBI remains dedicated to service and committed to protecting our communities. https://t.co/HDpq9iWXWP
Compare the 2020 and 2008 platforms (never mind, say, 1992) and that's an *exceptionally* hard argument to defend. presidency.ucsb.edu/documents/2020… presidency.ucsb.edu/documents/2008…
Nate, the Democratic Party has moved right, not left. https://t.co/aOAowUpl2O
Peter Daou @peterdaou
Houston: Lack of tenant protections plus ample housing = unstable housing Sweden: Strong tenant protections plus lack of housing = unstable housing Japan: Strong tenant protections plus ample housing = stable housing
Hope this is wrong. But notable that Teixeira was one of the guys who wrote the famous book claiming that demographics made a Democratic majority inevitable, so it's good to see him worrying about this!
Democratic strategist Ruy Teixeira notes that the party is likely to face an Asian voter problem in the near future https://t.co/vJ9MgOzjCh
Zaid Jilani @ZaidJilani
Keto-ing myself to Master Race status
the entire diet industry is based on eugenics yes even your diet yes even if it says it's not a diet
Huh. The Texas synagogue attack was international terrorism, it turns out. The dude was British. He flew all the way to another hemisphere to take some Jews hostage.
"A Gun Company Is Now Selling a Handheld Semi-Automatic Railgun" |
"It's still a dangerous electrical device, and it's not a toy." https://t.co/yog349A43P
Wait, this makes CRT sound totally metal and awesome
BREAKING: Following a lawsuit from parents, the State of California has permanently removed the "In Lak Ech Affirmation" from the state curriculum, which would have forced students to chant to the Aztec god of human sacrifice in order to become "warriors" for "social justice."
Christopher F. Rufo ⚔️ @realchrisrufo