Entries by Anne Laurie

Monday Morning Open Thread: Keep Resisting!

Happy to march with 125k+ women (& friends of women) in Boston. We can whimper, we can whine, or we can fight back. #WomensMarch pic.twitter.com/8yCQZBrqpO — Elizabeth Warren (@elizabethforma) January 21, 2017 Maybe it’s just me, but… the present social moment reminds me of the Anita Hill – Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings. All the nice […]

Late Night Horrorshow Open Thread: Toad Kisses Toady

Trump just literally blew a kiss to James Comey at a WH reception for law enforcement pic.twitter.com/HwVq9DNdZd — Richard Hine (@richardhine) January 22, 2017 Between this and Tillerson I guess we know what Trump thinks was decisive. https://t.co/yjYlblXQ2a — Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias) January 22, 2017 They should also send fruit baskets to Stein & Johnson […]

Late Night Open Thread: Reverberations from the Women’s March Are Just Beginning

And @womensmarchchi embroidered protest sign is hooped and ready! @womensmarch #notmypresident pic.twitter.com/My8AyqRxfq — Shannon Downey (@ShannonDowney) January 19, 2017 Julia Ioffe, Russian emigre and professional cynic, despite her worst fears was not immune: Protesting is easy. Real political work is hard. My latest, on the #WomensMarch. https://t.co/WoVtQL6VFx — Julia Ioffe (@juliaioffe) January 22, 2017 … […]

Open Thread: Trump’s Press Secretary Begins As He Means to Go On

Pretty sure the shock collar that Trump controls via phone app makes his suit fit weird. pic.twitter.com/LcjbL7FBrX — Schooley (@Rschooley) January 22, 2017 President Trump's inauguration drew the "largest audience to ever witness an inauguration, period." – Sean Spicer pic.twitter.com/t1nBWPZmWi — Vox (@voxdotcom) January 21, 2017 Remember Kremlinology? When serious people made careers parsing small […]

Open Thread: Callin’ Out, Around the World…

Stop asking if the #WomensMarch 'will achieve anything in the long run.' It already has. Millions of women feel less beaten today. — Laurie Penny (@PennyRed) January 21, 2017 . TaMara’s got another photo post scheduled, so this (comparatively) dead zone seemed like a good place to share some other-than-BJ reactions… Protestors today in US:Low […]

Saturday Morning Open Thread: Best Wishes to All Marchers!

Anybody takes pics they want to share, email jpgs to me or TaMara and we’ll front-page them. I’m guessing BettyC will have some shots of her own to share, too! Rebecca Traister, in NYMag, on “The Complicated, Controversial, Historic, Inspiring Women’s March“: …[T]he media’s treatment of the march has been so fretful that you’d be […]