Donald Trump is unpopular enough that Republicans could lose the House in 2018: https://t.co/8XZOBYt3HV
— FiveThirtyEight (@FiveThirtyEight) February 15, 2017
That's the plan. https://t.co/kyVxGbPS7g
— Swing Left (@swingleft) February 15, 2017
More immediately, the Resistance targets the expense-account demographic…
— Eater DC (@Eater_DC) February 15, 2017
— Blue Ribbon (@eatblueribbon) February 15, 2017
Doggedly painstaking NYTimes explainer:
… The campaign, spread on social media and messaging apps, has called for a “day without immigrants.” It asks foreign-born people nationwide, regardless of legal status, not to go to work or go shopping in a demonstration of the importance of their labor and consumer spending to the United States’ economy.
Activists and groups in cities across the country have picked up the call, reposting fliers found online, and in some cases organizing demonstrations to coincide with the event. Several activists said that they did not know how the campaign began or how many people would heed it, and that as far as they knew, there was no national organization behind it.
But the dining scene in Washington, where the new Trump administration is taking a hard line on immigration and deportation, took notice. At least a few dozen restaurants in and around the Beltway have committed to staying closed on Thursday. Others have said they would offer limited service in the expectation that many of their employees would be out for the day. Some restaurants in other cities, including several of the Blue Ribbon restaurants in New York, have joined in…
Hey, when it was just lobbyists schmoozing backbenchers down in The Swamp, cute little joke. But if it inconveniences the important Media People and financiers in the Big Apple, well…
Actually, I expect a spate of mean-girl posts tattling on colleagues who Just Can’t (make their own lunches). Betting on Maureen Dowd to be first into pixels, since she doesn’t seem like she consumes many calories in solid form.
What’s on the agenda as we slog through this interminable week?