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From @nprfreshair
Listen: White House Knew Coronavirus Would Be A 'Major Threat' — But Response Fell Short @ddiamond https://t.co/HTM5B3pOLc
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From @nprfreshair
@ddiamond A previous tweet of this quote did not make it adequately clear that it is Trump who did not push for ade… https://t.co/IDpVJWAjQ3
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From @rusteenh
@nprfreshair @ddiamond This is the end result of a political system that prioritizes reelection and political campa… https://t.co/QPIzDwZ1TD
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From @cheese93007
@nprfreshair @ddiamond And even if folks die from it, if they're not tested it won't be listed as the cause of death
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From @JamesFallows
@nprfreshair @ddiamond In a normal world, this would be first-order major news …
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From @FelinaBlanc
@cheese93007 @nprfreshair @ddiamond Oh, they'll get tested post-mortem. The CDC is already going to have to go back… https://t.co/SyMNqujfAJ
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From @JeffMessineo
@JamesFallows @nprfreshair @ddiamond And still should be - npr is covering what about The Atlantic, James? Let’… https://t.co/DWkDq0hCUc
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From @Revivalist_1925
@JamesFallows @nprfreshair @ddiamond It is for me! We can push it the front if we create a tidal wave of questioning about testing.
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@JeffMessineo: @JamesFallows & NPR are just entertainment for those who already dislike Trump. They've only ever *helped* Trump by being a tantruming opposition. It's always been incredibly easy to undercut Trump where it counts - to his base - but they obviously aren't capable.
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@JamesFallows is so afraid of questions he won't allow comments. He could easily ask a Trump proxy tough questions (written by others), but he's afraid of that too. MT @Revivalist_1925 We can push [Covid19 issue] the front if we create a tidal wave of questioning about testing
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@rusteenh: the more fundamental cause is lack of open debate, & those who enable groups that are allergic to debate (Trump, @nprfreshair, MSM, Dem/GOP leaders, etc). If NPR had ever asked a Trump proxy a tough Socratic question about policy, Trump would be a *lot* better.
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@FelinaBlanc: whether Trump did/didn't do what @nprfreshair accuses him of, he's getting away with it. That's because people like you enable worthless entertainers like NPR, rather than really pressing them to finally do their jobs & ask leaders tough policy questions.
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From @JamesFallows
Seriously: isn’t this like my “exaggerated” claim to have won Wimbledon? h/t @tomtomorrow https://t.co/6HgEZ58DoW https://t.co/zkQZhzRZUl
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From @ec_blueearbooks
@JamesFallows @tomtomorrow I have a friend in Seattle who claims (I think in earnest) to have "almost joined Nirvan… https://t.co/jCPLT2xKpG
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From @24aheaddotcom_
Trump won & will win again because of those like Fallows. They simply aren't smart enough to figure out how to undercut Trump in ways that'd undercut him to his fans. MT @JamesFallows [Trump lies, I tells you!] MT @ec_blueearbooks [FOAF claims he almost joined Nirvana]
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From @JamesFallows
Very good, insightful piece by Todd Purdum on the spectacle into which WH press briefings have devolved.… https://t.co/ljCxJhqjTs
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From @TeresaKopec
@JamesFallows @JeffreyGoldberg @TheAtlantic No one had these misgivings when Jake Tapper was doing the same thing during the Obama years.
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@TeresaKopec: you pretend Obama fans accepted slightly-tough questioning of their idol when that's completely wrong. They reacted the same way Trump & #MAGA do now. Also, @JamesFallows pushes anti-American NeoLiberal policies that led directly to Trump winning.
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From @TeresaKopec
@24AheadDotCom_ You need a course in reading comprehension. Go away.
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@JamesFallows: #TheAtlantic is too cowardly to allow comments & you're an urcoward. That aside, how are you & yours different from Hannity? Hannity deceives for Trump. The Atlantic - incl you - have constantly deceived to help the rich lower wages by lying about #immigration.
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From @JamesFallows
1. 65% rate wld apply to estates over ONE BILLION (for couples) / $500m individ. Farmers? Sm biz? 2. This is from i… https://t.co/QCPFxxQKqq
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From @pmohme
@JamesFallows @edbott similar arguments made in favor of AMT when adopted (and also not indexed for inflation)
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From @edbott
@pmohme @JamesFallows I think $1 billion is a pretty good starting point, esp. in an era of low inflation.
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From @pmohme
@edbott @JamesFallows maybe so, but 65% is flat out confiscatory...and won't affect most ultra-rich who create foundations...
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From @edbott
@pmohme @JamesFallows On the other hand, the country survived w/ higher estate tax until the 80s.
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From @JamesFallows
@edbott @pmohme Through most of modern history US had much higher taxes, income and estate, than now.
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From @pmohme
@JamesFallows @edbott you mean most of the 20th century...extended Depression (1930s) and stagflation (1970s) resulted.
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From @edbott
@pmohme @jamesfallows You think that high income and estate tax rates were responsible for those economic events? Srsly?
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From @pmohme
@edbott @JamesFallows yes, tax policy of the 1930s prolonged the Depression: https://t.co/WhGonCjo0V
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From @pmohme
@edbott @JamesFallows similarly, higher taxes contributed to stagflation: https://t.co/BRQCZvn54t
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From @edbott
@pmohme @jamesfallows Well, that’s a fascinating read but has nothing to do with estate taxes. It argues for indexing marginal tax rates.
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From @pmohme
@edbott @JamesFallows and refutes your assertion that tax policy did not contribute to 20th century economic malaise in the U.S...
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From @edbott
@pmohme @jamesfallows You are aggressively misquoting me. Go back and read what I wrote again.
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From @JamesFallows
@edbott Probably not worth arguing w this guy, though I admire your pluck!
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From @edbott
@JamesFallows Agreed. Call it misplaced sympathy for a fellow UCLA alum, but good faith seems in short supply.
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@edbott: nothing @JamesFallows has done or will ever do at his present rate will impact Trump in any way. Want to help him be effective?
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From @24aheaddotcom_
.@JamesFallows: keep searching Trump's past tweets, you'll find the key to stopping Trump. Just like Stanley Kurtz stopped Obama in 2008!