Former Vice President Joe Biden suggested that the trade union president beat up Rep. Kevin Cramer (R-ND), saying “show him a threshold of pain” at a rally f...
Leah McElrath 🏳️🌈Biden has used the “lying dog-faced pony soldier” line at least once before while campaigning in 2018 for former Senator Heidi Heitkamp in North Dakota.
He attributed it to his brother and a John Wayne movie.
Why the longtime Democratic strategist is "scared to death" of the 2020 election
Leah McElrath 🏳️🌈If you read nothing else today, read this interview with James Carville:
“We have one moral imperative here and that’s beating Trump. Nothing else matters...You can curse the darkness or you can light a candle. I’m getting a fucking welding torch.”
Leah McElrath 🏳️🌈A story from #China in three acts:
A man goes to the hospital and films body bags being prepared for transport and another patient reportedly in the process of dying from #WuhanCoronavirus.
He posts the video on social media.
Exclusive: investigation suggests Washington Post owner was targeted five months before murder of Jamal Khashoggi
Leah McElrath 🏳️🌈Saudi Crown Prince allegedly personally hacked Jeff Bezos’ cell phone
Bezos owns the Washington Post, and this took place five months before CP Salman had Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi murdered.
Virginia Giuffre, Teresa Helm, Rachel Benavidez, Marijke Chartouni, and Sarah Ransome reframe the narrative—and reclaim their power.
Leah McElrath 🏳️🌈“I don’t want to ‘be heard.’ ... Ghislaine [Maxwell] is still walking the streets. Jean-Luc [Brunel] is still walking the streets. It’s not good enough just to be heard.
“There are some people who need to be stopped.”
~ Survivor of Jeffrey Epstein
South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg, enjoying a surge in Iowa polling, has a climate advisor allied with the Trump administration against climate activists. David G. Victor, recently quoted in a New York Times article criticizing Bernie Sanders’ ambitiou
Leah McElrath 🏳️🌈Pete Buttigieg’s climate advisor:
• is NOT a climate scientist;
• worked for the fossil fuel industry for years;
• testified FOR the Trump Administration in 2018 against the Children’s Climate lawsuit.
In November 2019, billionaire and former Goldman Sachs executive Leon Cooperman (who as recently as 2017 settled with the SEC on insider-trading charges) was brought to tears on live television while discussing the prospect that a President...
Repeating “You write propaganda, right?”, officer held passport until he received an affirmative answer.
Leah McElrath 🏳️🌈Chilling:
CBP officer at Dulles airport refused to return @natsecwatson’s passport until the journalist answered affirmatively to the repeated demand, “You write propaganda, right?”
Watson is also a veteran of the U.S. military.
Some things were different in 1987. People thought U2 were cool, and it was sorta okay to have a mullet haircut. Other stuff was much the…
Leah McElrath 🏳️🌈Wow:
Trump’s new national security advisor, Robert O’Brien, attended the all-white segregated University of the Orange Free State in apartheid South Africa
(And, yes, in 1987, everyone knew apartheid was a bad thing.)
In a previously undisclosed secret mission in 2017, the United States successfully extracted from Russia one of its highest-level covert sources inside the Russian government, multiple Trump administration officials with direct knowledge told CNN.
Leah McElrath 🏳️🌈WOW:
In secret mission in 2017, the CIA extracted one of its highest-level covert sources inside the Russian government out of concern Trump would expose the identity of the asset