Entries by Anne Laurie

Open Thread: Affirmatively Pro-HRC

More Clinton voters are saying they are voting FOR Hillary (as opposed to against Trump) than ever before. Trump stagnant on this. ABC poll: pic.twitter.com/Ul5Vf6I4Ij — Nick Gourevitch (@nickgourevitch) October 24, 2016 Debates killed Trump. But Hillary’s performances were so masterful it’s possible some of her reluctant voters became passionate supporters https://t.co/wexI31n6bt — Dana Houle […]

Monday Evening Open Thread: Vladimir’s Men Are Very Disappointed

Putin ally tells Americans: Vote Trump or face nuclear war. https://t.co/BFsCRG1JnE pic.twitter.com/FdhICscAEC — Reuters Politics (@ReutersPolitics) October 12, 2016 Remember, Trump's intelligence briefers have TOLD him that Russia is behind the hacks https://t.co/LZ3F72NKl0 — Mark Murray (@mmurraypolitics) October 20, 2016 Their choice of catspaws just aren’t doing the job of relitigating the Cold War. But […]

Monday Morning Open Thread: We’re Great Already (Could Always Be Better, Though!)

. Another Canadian, the editor of TNR: 1. I really hate to say I told you so (me August 26, 2016). pic.twitter.com/kSgfZne2R0 — Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet) October 24, 2016 2. But I told you so. https://t.co/3jcJmSrUvo — Jeet Heer (@HeerJeet) October 24, 2016 For Republicans Abandoning Donald Trump, Obama Has a Message: ‘Too Late’ https://t.co/Bfhp2ZqBUs […]

Sunday Afternoon Open Thread: WASP Humor

athenahealth CEO Bush on election: "If you can't stand the nut on the left & you can't stand the nut on the right, go for the Johnson" pic.twitter.com/vvlOYhLvpG — Steve Kopack (@SteveKopack) October 21, 2016 Yep, another Bush cousin. Thanksgiving at Kennebunkport is going to be a barrel of laughs, this year. Speaking of barrels […]

Weekend Movie Club: Unfaithfully Yours

Courtesy of our own Schroedinger’s Cat, this weekend’s review by Mnemosyne, aka “The Insufferable Movie Snob”: As you’ve probably figured out by now, I have a weakness for Hollywood iconoclasts, and Preston Sturges was one of the biggest iconoclasts of the old studio system. Like Ernst Lubitsch, Sturges was allowed to put themes and scenes […]

Sunday Morning Garden Chat: Autumn Memories

I asked you guys to send me photos from your archives if you didn’t have new garden pics, and commentor Ozark Hillbilly responded nobly: Our colors this year are somewhat muted but years past have been very colorful as the top pic shows. I took it it in 2012. The last Dogwood leaves always seem […]