Entries by Anne Laurie

Late Night Open Thread: Big Swinging… Mouths

Fox contributor: Ben Jacobs "was not doing a fair story" and "got a little bit of Montana justice" pic.twitter.com/LvW79GFMgF via @IceManNYR — John Whitehouse (@existentialfish) May 25, 2017 What world is this, where I am forced to agree with the words of a professional Republican strategist? 2/ First, if you're defending someone assaulting a reporter […]

Open Thread: #Not All American Politicians

This is how it looks in Berlin when Obama is here! Live from church day 25th May pic.twitter.com/7fnYJxefQf — Guido-InAktiv (@To_Guidos) May 25, 2017 . Best part, for me, is that we know how badly news pics like this will chafe Lord Smallgloves’ baggy boxers. Per the Washington Post: Thanks to an awkward coincidence, President […]

Thursday Evening Open Thread: America’s Embarrasment-in-Chief

*Look at their faces* and the whispering as Trump admonishes leaders over NATO financial obligations. pic.twitter.com/gLCYgKTdi3 — Bradd Jaffy (@BraddJaffy) May 25, 2017 . Look, Donald, I’m dyslexic (too), so it’s hard for me to read something out loud and not sound like a moron. That’s why, when I know I’ll have to do so, […]

Excellent (Depressing) Read: “The Seth Rich conspiracy shows how fake news still works”

“None of it makes sense. That means we’re never going to stop hearing about it” – @daveweigel https://t.co/AbMbvJXMTl — Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) May 21, 2017 Today, Dave Weigel published a story in the Washington Post on “The life and death of the Seth Rich conspiracy theory”: When Seth Rich’s Gmail account received an alert this […]

Thursday Morning Open Thread: The Great War Is Here

The great war begins 7.16.Rally the realm. Share the official #GameofThrones Season 7 trailer. #GoTS7 pic.twitter.com/R3K5dm8ecc — Game Of Thrones (@GameOfThrones) May 24, 2017 Paul Ryan and Mick Mulvaney are gonna get matching Blood for the Blood God tattoos… … Released Wednesday, the CBO’s scoring of the new bill finds that a few cosmetic tweaks […]

Wednesday Evening Open Thread: Class Tells, When There Is No Class

pic.twitter.com/VXIicRjyt1 — JoeMyGod (@JoeMyGod) May 24, 2017 . Old Esquire tag line: Why is this man smiling? . I'm already sick of all the winning. https://t.co/jaJA9ZuPCB pic.twitter.com/vzZtXFLOuA — Daniel W. Drezner (@dandrezner) May 24, 2017 "The Aristocrats!" pic.twitter.com/SpvIeVdGjp — Daniel W. Drezner (@dandrezner) May 24, 2017

Wednesday Morning Open Thread: Another Battle Begins

(Jeff Danziger’s website) . BREAKING: President Trump to propose $4.1 trillion budget slashing safety-net programs for poor, boosting military. — The Associated Press (@AP) May 23, 2017 Eisenhower: "Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired signifies…a theft from those who hunger & are not fed…" https://t.co/Ar8phAfpBB — Dan Zak (@MrDanZak) May […]