…we knew pretty much how most of this was going to sound
Biden’s pick for vice president comes with important advantages, but also some complexities.
…but somehow the bar for some things just always manages to wind up lower than you’d imagine
Her Voice? Her Name? G.O.P.’s Raw Personal Attacks on Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris Crystallizes Trump’s View of Women: They’re ‘Nasty’ or Housewives
…but then, the counterproductive midas touch is pretty much the man’s signature move
Will Trump Take the Hit After Ohio State Football Is Canceled?
…it’s right up there with “somebody else pays for it”, “that’s not my responsibility”, “ask my attorney”, “sign this NDA”, “good lawyers don’t take notes”
Trump’s lawyers and economic advisers have studied how far they could stretch executive authority to set tax policy, though the legality of any cuts is dubious.
…oh, yeah…”Mr Putin – he & I have a very good relationship – assures me”
…I mean…it’s not something you hear him boast about…but his numbers have him way out in front by some metrics at least
…so…it’d be tempting to think they’d kind of eat themselves out of existence in a fit of political canibalism
…but behind the cavalcade of cretinously corrupt connivance that supposedly passes for an administration currently
Trump’s Cabinet From Hell
…there are some people with altogether different resources…so the bad news (like it isn’t all bad news these days) is that after this shitshow there’ll be no rest for the wicked…& that pretty much fucks up any righteous plans for a lie-in when you think about it
…I mean…I know I’m not saying anything particularly new here
Even when we speak the same tongue, understanding and being understood can be a struggle.
…but this thing we somewhat euphemistically refer to as the media landscape
…like some other things we’re struggling to get used to…it’s not going away
We’re so used to thinking of snotty-nosed kids as germ propagators. But that’s just not how Covid-19 works.
…which means what in the face of how slow they’ve been to get to grips with the outright bullshit peddled for literally no
good reason on their platform(s)?
QAnon Followers Are Hijacking the #SaveTheChildren Movement
…not least if it’s true that “copying is faster than innovating”
…& speaking of “innovating”
More tech companies met with government agencies on Wednesday to fight disinformation on social media.
…I don’t know about you but I feel like they haven’t made it as far as the bare minimum that ought to be expected thus far
How Trump Allies Work the Refs in Silicon Valley
…while we’re at it…can we please for the love of all that is holy not have the debates be a complete shitshow…there’s supposedly a first time for everything
Presidential debates could use a serious overhaul.
…& it’s an online world these days
Israel says the attack was thwarted, but a cybersecurity firm says it was successful. Some officials fear that classified data stolen by North Korea could be shared with Iran.
…well…some pretty significant bits of it, anyway…there are clearly some who haven’t yet mastered the rudimentary google fu required to notice that they have their unmasked head firmly wedged in their ass
The sheriff forbade his deputies from wearing masks while on duty, with some exceptions, and also barred visitors to his offices from wearing them.
…so it’s hard to be surprised at some of the things that frankly (nearly) any idiot could tell you
Confidence in Police Is at Record Low, Gallup Survey Finds
…but if we can say that some things are a long time coming
…then can agree the corollary is that a corresponding bunch of stuff is long past its expiration date?
…because this shouldn’t still be a question that needs to be asked