Election Delays

From The New York Times: Facing disastrous economic news and rising coronavirus deaths, President Trump on Thursday floated delaying the Nov. 3 election, a suggestion that lacks legal authority and could undermine confidence in an election that polls show him on course to lose. Republican leaders in Congress, who often claim not to have seen Mr. Trump’s […]

Fox News Runs Digitally Altered Images

From The Seattle Times: Fox News published digitally altered and misleading photos on stories about Seattle’s Capitol Hill Autonomous Zone (CHAZ)… Here’s the photo: Reminds me of a scene from The Newsroom: Stand for something. These guys do, they were willing to lose their jobs. This guy does, he jumped off a bridge. They’re lying […]

I watch, I read, look at the stuff

The President of the United States, everyone! 👏 WALLACE: You said our children are taught in school to hate our country. Where do you see that?TRUMP: I just look at – I look at school. I watch, I read, look at the stuff. — Manu Raju (@mkraju) July 19, 2020

Anecdotal Evidence

People will be like “i dont know a single person IRL who has had covid” and believe its not possible to get. Meanwhile, they dont know a single billionaire IRL and believe thats totally achievable — Flick (@Frediculous) June 26, 2020

Do As We Say, Not as We Do

—@PaulaReidCBS to Pence: “It really does sound like you’re saying, ‘Do as we say, not as we do.’ You’re telling people to listen to local officials, but in Tulsa you defied local health officials…How can you say that the campaign is not part of the problem?” pic.twitter.com/96dkjow28L — Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) June 26, 2020 The […]

America, Land of the Free

From Motherboard: Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is flying a Predator drone, military technology used for surveilling and killing terrorists abroad, over Minneapolis as protesters continue to demonstrate against police brutality, according to publicly available flight data. The drone flown over Minneapolis is an unarmed version of the aircraft.

Isn’t It Interesting

Why yes, it is. Isn’t it interesting that the very same people who voted for Trump because “he says what he means” are now busy arguing he didn’t mean what he said? — Mike Madrid (@madrid_mike) April 25, 2020