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Groupthink is a contradiction in terms
Jul 20, 2018 92 tweets 42 min read
WANTED: A serious progressive approach to foreign policy. Dictator-lovers need not apply. ALSO WANTED: Intellectuals who oppose bad faith arguments and don't resort to strawmen and deflections when they can't come up with remotely coherent arguments for their know-nothing FP positions.

Noah Berlatsky need not apply.
Jul 1, 2018 39 tweets 39 min read
Tulsi Gabbard is so progressive she skipped #FamiliesBelongTogetherMarch. Is it because she knew Hawaii progressives might start asking her hard questions, like why won't she debate @SherryForHawaii? Or if she wants to #AbolishICE? Tulsi Gabbard is so progressive even her buddies at Fox News are criticizing her for refusing to debate her progressive challenger @SherryForHawaii! 🤣foxnews.com/politics/2018/…
Jun 16, 2018 10 tweets 4 min read
🇷🇺Kremlin influence over the Western left is vast, growing, + largely uncontested due a combination of paid shills + useful idiots who dominate the left media ecosystem. Shills include Ed Schulz, Thom Hartmann, Lee Camp, Naomi Klein... (thread) ... Chris Hedges, Max Blumenthal, Rania Khalek, Dan Cohen, Abby Martin, and a slew of minor D-list left celebs who are readily welcomed as "experts" by larger non-Russian platforms such as Democracy Now, The Nation, Huffingtonpost, The Intercept, The Young Turks, Verso Books, etc