Obama announces new effort in fight against gerrymandering https://t.co/wtG5maDdnR
— Ramon E Garcia (@RamonEGarcia2) August 26, 2019
… Obama announced his intention to tackle the issue earlier this year, combining his Organizing for America organization with former Attorney General Eric Holder’s redistricting efforts to create the organization All On The Line, which describes itself as a “national campaign to restore fairness to our democracy and ensure every American has an equal say in our government” by fighting against gerrymandering and advocating for fair maps nationwide. On Monday, Obama went one step further by announcing Redistricting U, a new extension of All On The Line which will provide free, in-person training for redistricting activists…
… While All On The Line’s activism will take place nationwide, the organization says that its efforts will particularly be targeting Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Wisconsin…
— Deadline Hollywood (@DEADLINE) August 26, 2019
Viola Davis is set to portray Michelle Obama in First Ladies, a one-hour White House drama that has been put on fast-track development at Showtime with a three-script commitment. Davis will executive produce the project, which hails from writer Aaron Cooley (novels Four Seats: A Thriller of the Supreme Court, The Guns of Ridgewood), Davis and Julius Tennon’s JuVee Productions, Cathy Schulman’s Welle Entertainment (Otherhood), Jeff Gaspin’s Gaspin Media (LA’s Finest) and Brad Kaplan (The Intruder). Showtime and Lionsgate TV co-produce…
Davis stars in How to Get Away with Murder, which begins its sixth and final season this fall on ABC. She and Tennon most recently executive produced with Steph Curry the documentary Emanuel, about the mass shooting at Emanuel AME Church on June 17, 2015. JuVee’s Davis and Tennon also are executive producing Fast Color, a TV series based on the 2018 sci-fi film, for Amazon.
Who is “us”, Kimosabe? https://t.co/y3BZj7oxG8
— Soledad O'Brien (@soledadobrien) August 27, 2019
And to follow up on Cole’s latest post, Bret Stephens is now getting pigbladdered by The Best:
Today you called me a “bedbug.” I would welcome the opportunity for you to come to my home, meet my wife and kids, and have them teach you how to insult me more effectively.
— SeductiveReasoningHat (@Popehat) August 27, 2019
Subject line: From Bret Stephens, New York Times
Dear Merriam-Webster twitter account,
It was brought to my attention that you subtweeting me. Would you dare do this in front of my wife & kids? Put up your dukes, dictionary!
cc: Your manager. https://t.co/D021TA7lLG
— Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet) August 27, 2019
WTF. You had this your feed 10 days ago, and now you've narced on some college professor because he called you..checks notes..a "bedbug." Motherfucker, any day I don't get addressed here as a libtard, cuck, Hollywood Jew and (((David Simon)))? I'm not even trying. You hypocrite. https://t.co/vQlKUV8ieU
— David Simon (@AoDespair) August 27, 2019