In my first feature back with @TheAtlantic, I profiled Marjorie Taylor Greene: theatlantic.com/magazine/archi…

“In a brief interview with POLITICO on Saturday, Walker seemed to mistake which chamber of Congress he was running for and also appeared to think the outcome of his race would determine control of the Senate” politico.com/news/2022/12/0…

The RNC race is as notable for what’s not being said as what it is -
namely any willingness to reckon w Dems winning on Trump backlash for the last 6 yrs
Of course, when the candidate works for a law firm representing Trump…


“The New York Times requested copies of the documents from Mr. Musk, but did not receive a response”
Musk et al complain about journalism but want media to repeat their claims w/o verification or context. So much for transparency.
nytimes.com/2022/12/04/bus…

Big news:
Sen. Thom Tillis and Kyrsten Sinema have reached a deal on a framework of immigration reforms:
*Protections for 2 million Dreamers
*New resources to speed processing asylum seekers
*Fast removal of migrants who don't qualify
More details here:
washingtonpost.com/opinions/2022/…

This video was posted by Sports Illustrated and credited to a guy who makes fake edits as noted in his bio. Their post acts like it's all a big mystery when this was bad content they promoted. si.com/nba/warriors/n…

It looks like we're leaving the "Trump didn't attempt a coup you RINOs" stage and arriving at the "Sure Trump attempted a coup and promises to do it again, what of it?" stage.



Reason to Love @NYMag: the 18th annual Reasons to Love New York issue, featuring a crosswalk full of some of our favorite New Yorkers. Read the story behind the cover, by the legend himself, @heybonanos: curbed.com/2022/12/reason…





Must-read, masterful story by @mrothfeld @WRashbaum and @susancb on the Petrosyants brothers, the "aggressive operators who have engaged in a continuing pattern of questionable dealings in the years since [Mayor] Adams befriended them." nytimes.com/2022/12/05/nyr…



"Russia to Gays: Shut Up and Disappear"
Essential @CathyYoung63 on the imminent Russia anti-gay law and the history of disappearing gay art/lit in Russia. thebulwark.com/russia-to-gays…

One again, Donald Trump has proposed dismantling the United States Constitution. This is not something to ignore. It doesn’t matter that he probably can’t do it. And the excuses being marshaled in his defense are pathetic. nationalreview.com/2022/12/when-t…




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Interesting. The Emily Grace Rainey in this article is the same Emily Grace Rainey me @StorytellerSBM and @JZBleiberg wrote about for the @AP - she was a psychological operations officer who led a group of people from NC to DC on Jan. 6. wral.com/moore-county-a…

Inside edition: Last night, Biden was asked to tell Macron and other state dinner guests which foods represent America.
“Hot dogs, ice cream and spaghetti,” he replied.
Pelosi chimed in and told the French president she eats a hot dog a day.
🇺🇸
nytimes.com/2022/12/02/us/…


NEW: Rep. Adam Schiff declared interest and met with her. Reps Katie Porter and Ro Khanna are being urged to run. Rep. Barbara Lee is huddling with family
Sen. Dianne Feinstein hasn’t said if she’s running in 2024. But the the succession race is starting: politico.com/news/2022/12/0…










"The reinvention of a broadcast medium plays out anticlimactically, like a slowly abandoned shopping mall—one store closes at a time until the whole structure serves a different purpose." Great to have @brianstelter in @TheAtlantic theatlantic.com/culture/archiv…