Entries by Anne Laurie

Open Thread: Moscow Mitch / Massacre Mitch

(Mike Luckovich via GoComics.com) . Adam K. Raymond, in NYMag — “How ‘Moscow Mitch’ Is Helping Democrats”: … Wednesday marks two weeks since the KDP began selling its line of Moscow Mitch merch, headlined by a red T-shirt with the slogan “Just say nyet to Moscow Mitch.” In that time, the party, which is also […]

Open Thread: Some Candidates Can Walk *and* Chew Gum..

In letter, Elizabeth Warren is demanding Trump ally Tom Barrack explain how he won business with Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund after working closely with the president and his administration, @CalebMelby reports https://t.co/qxeo4R44ns — Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) August 15, 2019 … In a letter to Barrack, the lawmaker highlighted deals the financier’s Colony Capital Inc. […]

Saturday Morning Open Thread

In the middle of our road trip home today, Sherrod and I started talking about how the first few words of favorite songs can trigger years of memories. Sherrod’s: “Here comes the sun….” Mine: “Screen door slams….” What’s yours? pic.twitter.com/pyc8fDo2ql — Connie Schultz (@ConnieSchultz) August 16, 2019   And now for something completely different… The […]

Cold Grey Pre-Dawn Open Thread: Trump and His ‘Base’ Rally Each Other

Anyone else think it’s odd that a theme of Trump’s rally tonight was, “Even if you hate me, you have no choice but to vote for me”? (With weird anecdote about unnamed billionaire who hates him but is helping him? ??) He. Is. So. Scared. — Asha Rangappa (@AshaRangappa_) August 16, 2019 Trump's remarks tonight […]