Curating headlines and tidbits from the USA:
🚨🎉 We added 620+ new words to the dictionary! 🎉🚨https://t.co/j8rXQMHX8t
— Merriam-Webster (@MerriamWebster) April 23, 2019
— The Hill (@thehill) April 12, 2019
CNN’s 2020 Democratic debate set for July 30-31 in Detroit
How to watch the second Democratic presidential debate on CNN
Trump mistakenly claims Revolutionary War soldiers ‘took over airports’ in ‘Salute to America’ speech
Why Is Everyone So Upset About the Betsy Ross Flag?
Trump appears in front of altered presidential seal saying ’45 is a puppet’
Meet the man who created the fake presidential seal — a former Republican fed up with Trump
‘Moscow Mitch’ angry at being called ‘Moscow Mitch’
“If you think any of this wonkiness is going to deal with this dark psychic force of the collectivized hatred that this president is bringing up in this country, then I’m afraid that the Democrats are going to see some very dark days” Williamson said.
A professor called Bret Stephens a ‘bedbug.’ The New York Times columnist complained to the professor’s boss
Behind Nate Silver’s war with The New York Times
Some people complain that this is the hottest summer in the last 125 years, but I like to think of it as the coolest summer of the next 125 years! Glass half full!
— Carter Bays (@CarterBays) July 20, 2019
Audio of private meeting shows oil industry ripping into Trump administration
Merriam-Webster: A 200-year-old dictionary offers hot political takes on Twitter
‘I want you to take action’: Greta Thunberg, teenage climate activist, testifies before Congress
Here's the link for the 538 Debate Live Blog—where we'll be watching the whole damned 3-hour affair right along with YOU, the reader/viewer: https://t.co/w5JY2v9Q14
— Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) October 15, 2019
Hi. There is no level of corruption greater than a President participating in the award of a contract to himself. We have reached the bottom. If the Senate will not act to stop this, there is no government ethics program. It's over.
— Walter Shaub (@waltshaub) October 18, 2019
We have now liberated the Twitter account, previously suppressed unfairly in the aftermath of my resignation as National Security Advisor. More to come…..
— John Bolton (@AmbJohnBolton) November 22, 2019
Eye-popping story from NYT. It says, in essence, that Trump and his GOP allies have been caught in a Russian intelligence deception in their 2016 conspiracy allegations about Ukraine. https://t.co/CzIFN3dlhs via @NYTimes
— David Ignatius (@IgnatiusPost) November 22, 2019
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rebukes a reporter who asked if she "hates" Trump: "I don't hate anyone. I was raised in a way that is a heart full of love and always pray for the President. … So don't mess with me when it comes to words like that" https://t.co/yWJRPBQJN2 pic.twitter.com/0tIphvrYYB
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) December 5, 2019
From Christianity Today’s editor in chief https://t.co/NVdQjg4odC
— Christianity Today (@CTmagazine) December 19, 2019
— Michael Bennet (@SenatorBennet) January 24, 2019
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