29+ Attention Seekers Called Out On Social Media! Tabs, Thurs., Feb. 4, 2021
Among the Republican senators begging Trump's impeachment attorneys not to go with the "I WAS ROBBED" defense is ... not Tommy Tuberville! He says, no not making this up, they should "throw the barn door at them." Oh what a colorful fellow! (Politico)
How we're gaslighting the actual victims of the Capitol riot because Trump thinks he should be the victim instead ... and how we gaslighted AOC before it even happened. — Dahlia Lithwick at Slate
Whom do we believe? Not the women, never the women. And never the men when they tell us exactly who they are. (Excellent Jill Filipovic substack)
AOC's call to reject Insurrection Amnesia. — Jeet Heer at The Nation
House impeachment managers brief! I have not read it! Twitter says it's
How about balancing the $50k in student debt relief proposed by Senator Professor E Dubs and noted commynist Chuck Schumer, with $20 billion in stipends and no-cost community college so students there don't have to also work two jobs on their families? I LIKE IT, Robert Kuttner at TAP!
Democrats Should Keep Doing Popular Things, A Continuing Series. I AGREE, David Dayen at TAP!
I was sympathetic to these Trump officials who didn't get their full parental leave. I really was! I can't help it! But then they started talking. And then they kept talking. And now I'm so full of bile I am going to have to write A POST! (Politico)
Rebekah Mercer cancel-cultures Parler CEO :( — Fox Business, annoying autoplay
Same. "Contractor Who Was Awarded $34.5 Million in Government Money and Provided Zero Masks Pleads Guilty to Fraud." (ProPublica)
Rep. Lauren Boebert's campaign reimbursed her for (at the most generous-to-Boebert reading) 7333 gallons of gas for a campaign she didn't do any appearances for. Is that a lot? — Business Insider
Oh do you like to read polls where all the people agree with us? Read away! (Quinnipiac Poll, which is gonna have to change its name I think)
Steel yourself. Read the poem. "My List of True Facts." — Erika Meitner, Believer mag
Bruschetta chicken. (Cafe Delites)
Okay, it's demanding an AWFUL lot of credit for doing (IN THE FUTURE) what it is pretty much being forced to, and I want to hate the MERICA of it all, but this GM ad bragging on its electric vehicles is also pretty loveable. Stupid admakers, got my number. (Grist)
Norway is crushing us at EVs. That’s crazy. We have to do better. Are you in? #EVerybodyIn #NoWayNorway https://t.co/QH8kXRd4rp— General Motors (@General Motors)1612360883.0
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