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Favorite Rejects 2022-12-15
If there is consolation for being destroyed, it’s that the price of used cars has been in absolute free fall over the last 90 days.
Has Musk owning Twitter spurred a change of heart among conservatives about repealing Section 230 and letting social media companies be sued for speech on their platforms?
.@bariweiss is also curious about Elon and China https://t.co/yPJuSruv1p https://t.co/cpsznddPS0
Ben Smith @semaforben
My attempt at describing the politics of without using the word "conservative" vox.com/policy-and-pol…
I changed my mind. The Times and the Post should just ban their reporters from using Twitter period. The sooner people move to Mastadon the better.
Honestly I hope the @nytimes and @washingtonpost ban their reporters from tweeting until their reporters are reinstated. Other media organizations should follow suit. It would not be acceptable to have elon holding the threat of account suspension over reporters’ heads.
Bye bye Elon @binarybits
Fingers crossed it’s about a muscle-man trying to become the best painter of little Warhammer guys in the whole world https://t.co/su6aNgDbAV
Henry Cavill is officially attached to star in and exec produce a live-action ‘WARHAMMER 40,000’ series. Amazon is in final talks to acquire the series. (Source: https://t.co/RyXBMSQ07S) https://t.co/obllFnn40X
Was browsing Weibo and lo and behold, China has a bunch of quack doctors promoting HCQ and Ivermectin as "cures" for COVID now too. Truly we are brother nations (full of fucking idiots)
I’ll just say I’m glad she’s interested in GiveDirectly and hope she will continue to ponder the cost/benefit of some of this other stuff relative to a cash baseline.
MacKenzie Scott's finally revealed her grants to date: https://t.co/cdaDk2huDn Many of them are for various chapters of big national orgs. Here's how it's looks if you add those together https://t.co/lAxgVAy0i8
dylan matthews @dylanmatt
San Francisco has a rare opportunity to create a new, oceanfront park (Great Highway Park). We need the Board of Supervisors and Mayor to lead on it. Read my piece on this amazing opportunity and talk to your supervisor and mayor about taking action now 🧵sfgate.com/politics-op-ed…
Frozen juice concentrate cans as a normal middle-class American experience has been memory-holed.
@asymmetricinfo We decanted our OJ because it was made from those cans of frozen concentrate not like you fancy uptown people with your cartons
Matthew Yglesias @mattyglesias
News organizations like the NYT already had mixed feelings about their reporters using Twitter and if you can now be suspended from Twitter for doing fairly straightforward reporting, you have to wonder if that's the tipping point.