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Oct 9, 2018 14 tweets 3 min read
So weird that people so passionate about the standard of presumption of innocence, who require tangible evidence before they can begin to believe anything, anything at all, should support a president with no interest in evidence or presumption of innocence, so weird, so weird. So weird to show such passion about presumption of innocence, yet presume guilt about every unarmed black citizen shot dead by police.

So weird, so weird, so weird.
Oct 9, 2018 4 tweets 1 min read
I’m sorry, my friends, but he’s right. Time to return to that thing I am best known for: sports tweets. So, how about those sports, amirite?
Oct 8, 2018 4 tweets 1 min read
A whole lot of people who have gotten by their whole lives on other people putting up with bullshit had better get really fucking used to nobody putting up with bullshit anymore. If you are a public official and you work for the abuse of people or you're willing to look the other way to make your own life easier you'd better get ready to not be able to go out in public anymore.

Most of us are fucking done with it.
Oct 7, 2018 37 tweets 7 min read
I'd like to speak the obvious necessary things about the Republican Party, the most central of which is that this is not an organization that is participating in democracy.

Rather, they are cynically utilizing our democracy's vulnerabilities. The last two Republican Presidents to enter the White House did so without the popular vote.

The last Republican President to enter the White House with the popular vote did so in 1989.

Yet, when they win, they behave as though they have the mandate that comes with a landslide.
Oct 6, 2018 21 tweets 4 min read
Hi, guys. Imagine if one day you got kicked in the nuts, really hard, on purpose.

You doubled over. Felt the pain. Nearly passed out. Nearly puked.

Then you got kicked again. And again. Imagine it happened to you when you were 12.
Imagine it was an 38 year old woman who did it.
Imagine it was your mother’s friend and business partner.
Oct 5, 2018 5 tweets 1 min read
I have bad news for people who feel entitled to civility and respect while providing absolutely none to those most in need of both. I have bad news for those resentful of the scorn they’ve earned through their lack of regard for their fellow human beings, whose response was to show even less regard.
Oct 5, 2018 10 tweets 2 min read
So now we’ll have to impeach him. I really don’t want to hear about what is likely or possible. The Republicans elected Donald Trump as president, and he appointed an accused sex criminal to the bench, and they approved him.

Obviously anything is possible. Fight for what you want.
Oct 5, 2018 9 tweets 2 min read
I hope everyone in this liquor store can understand I am robbing it as a son, husband, and dad. As I explained before, a good robber must be neutral and impartial arbiter who favors no particular party store, corner grocery or gas station.
Oct 5, 2018 5 tweets 1 min read
What do you suppose Chris Cillizza is paid for what he does? folks, what happens with this kavanaugh thing is going to come down to votes
Oct 5, 2018 5 tweets 1 min read
I'm really enjoying all the due process concern on behalf of someone not on trial from the LOCK HER UP LOCK HER UP LOCK HER UP crowd. "We are just LOSING due process in this country," worried the hardworking American patriot in the "Rope+Journalist+Tree: Some Assembly Required" t-shirt.
Oct 5, 2018 6 tweets 2 min read
With all due respect, Brett, shove it up your butthole with a wire whisk. You don’t get to sit at a Supreme Court confirmation hearing as as right-wing twitter bio, Brett. You’re there as a judge.
Oct 4, 2018 5 tweets 1 min read
This handwringing concern that may be going forward powerful people will have to explain their past actions before becoming even more powerful people, as if that development would very obviously be a bad thing, is *rather* telling. These are people who whose greatest nightmare is a hungry person using public funds to buy food tastier than raw oats, but their second greatest nightmare is a powerful rich white guy being required to credibly demonstrate that he isn’t a sex criminal.
Oct 4, 2018 6 tweets 1 min read
This is instructive in so many ways.

One way I’d like to point out is how someone watching could say “both sides are angry and divisive,” and be both a) technically true; but b) deeply deceptive.

Beware “both-sides.” Notice how there are actually THREE sides?

Those who save their first tears for the fact of our political divide, rather than the cause of it, don’t.

Those who would call this age of targeted abuse an “age of outrage” don’t.
Oct 3, 2018 4 tweets 1 min read
I know I should like sweet potatoes. They’re similar to food I like, and they smell delicious, and they look delicious. I just don’t like them. Try them every year or so and ... no, it’s still not for me.

anyway I listened to Rush again today For Neil Peart, oregano. Getty Lee I marinated in brine. Alex I oven baked raw.
Oct 3, 2018 37 tweets 6 min read
This morning I'm thinking of the people laughing and cheering and clapping. The Senate is contemplating turning an intemperate man, given to lies, into an armoured steamroller, for the next 30 yrs.

Yesterday the president mocked a woman who stood up to tell a tale of being assaulted at 17 by that intemperate man.

People laughed and clapped and cheered.
Oct 2, 2018 8 tweets 2 min read
What’s truly harmful isn’t the revelation that a politician has no principles.

What’s truly harmful is seeing how many people still support him after the revelation; and realizing that their loyalty is not “despite” but “because of.” This is why Trump was the iceberg that breached the hull of my belief system below the water line.

Not him winning, but that he’d even have a chance at nomination.

Big mistake, friends and neighbors, going for someone so obvious it punctured even my unsinkable naïveté.
Oct 1, 2018 10 tweets 3 min read
“I’m Bateman” “I’m Batman.”
Sep 30, 2018 4 tweets 1 min read
Personal Accountability Warrior Matt Walsh thinks lying under oath is nbd.
Sep 30, 2018 7 tweets 2 min read
I try not to fall into cliche but really, imagine what the response would be if Obama said this. Imagine if Obama NSA Jim Jones was indicted for being an undisclosed foreign agent and David Axelrod was in prison for money laundering with foreign agents and Valerie Jarrett was in prison for election tampering and, had under oath, implicated Obama, because that’s where we are.
Sep 29, 2018 11 tweets 3 min read
I'm glad there will be an FBI probe, as there should have been from the start, without a fight.

I also think needing an FBI probe to decide about Brett Kavanaugh represents a catastrophic character flaw. I'm simultaneously glad Flake decided to stay a vote that should never be brought, and fully aware that he's somebody far less interested in doing what's right as he being seen seeming to try to do what's right.
Sep 27, 2018 4 tweets 1 min read
It turns out the answer to the famous question:

“have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?”

will be answered by Chuck Grassley, on behalf of his entire party, with a simple:

“No.” The promise of the Republican Party throughout my life has been “you don’t have to care about others,” and Trump was the culmination of that promise, and today feels like the culmination of Trump.

“You don’t have to care about others.”

They promised. Now they’ll show us.