Entries by Anne Laurie

Open Thread: It’s A Million-to-One Chance, But It Just Might Work!

What if rich donors giving money to Hillary Clinton could be… Good https://t.co/YD7pehVAqQ — slackbot (@pareene) June 21, 2017 But srsly, Alex Pareene’s got an eye for the Next Big Trend, which gives me hope: … The American right is awash in money. A huge amount of right-wing donor money—much more than many reputable liberal […]

Open Thread: Blessed Eid!

To our Muslim readers: My timing may be shaky, but my best wishes are sincere! Eid al-Fitr: Saudi Arabia declares Sunday first day When is Eid al-Fitr, and why do Muslims celebrate it? ETA: Apologies for the earlier draft posting — too much IRL stuff going on! ETAA: Happy birthday-approximation, Red Dirt Girl!

Saturday Morning Open Thread: Restore the Vote

House Democrats introduced legislation to restore parts of the Voting Rights Act https://t.co/3zBRPIjGuG via @NBCBLK — NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) June 23, 2017 … On the eve of the four-year anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court decision that struck down key parts of the VRA, Rep. Terri Sewell, D-AL, told a crowd of voting rights advocates […]

Social Notes Open Thread: Nazi Slapfight!

Richard Spencer and @Cernovich are calling each other losers https://t.co/GYJmQshS1j pic.twitter.com/YXO3lZaXP4 — Justin Green (@JGreenDC) June 23, 2017 Hey look, they're not wrong about everything. https://t.co/eC1fZWHoDV — Josh Barro (@jbarro) June 23, 2017 DC readers: You may want to stay away from the tourist areas this Sunday. Per the Washington Post, “‘Alt-right’ and ‘alt-lite’? Conservatives […]

Late Night Open Thread: Challenge

Trump loves to talk about his TIME covers—was reportedly annoyed when Bannon got one New cover: Special Counsel Mueller: “The Lie Detector” pic.twitter.com/7JasZH7I15 — Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) June 22, 2017 Or is it?…. #TapperTilt pic.twitter.com/7uBQMRyeL4 — Schooley (@Rschooley) June 18, 2017 Here’s to a quiet weekend, for once, irregardless… Do NOT stop petting the dogs […]

Lazy Late Friday Open “Tech” Thread: Move Fast, Break the Wrong Stuff…

The Internet has a new 404 page. pic.twitter.com/dVFIHTZr3E — Dave Pell (@davepell) June 20, 2017 Shoved aside, amid all this week’s affray. It’s all about noisy displays of public dominance, innit? The NYTimes: …Timothy D. Cook of Apple, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, Satya Nadella of Microsoft and Eric Schmidt of Alphabet were among 18 tech […]