White Space weaponized: Karenism(sic) and dueling cellphones

Much of this narrative still has to play out, but birding, animal cruelty, privilege, Central Park, class, culture, all are part of this bit of meme. COVID-19 has wound everyone up in the hotspots. Which Fox News pundit will take the lead on this. Imagine the counternarrative (he was trying to poison my dog!), and…

Live Blog – Trump Presser: bailouts ahead, Easter Miracle!

Today’s Trump / Coronavirus Task Force started at 545pm ET Fauci in attendance. Trump was more disciplined today, and limited Q&A, lest he get asked tough questions. Still committed to his latest “beautiful Easter timeline” to “reopen” the economy. x What is the over and under that #Pence @vp be holding his security blanket “15 Days…

Trump boo'd at UFC promotional event in NYC – is he losing his base

Florida man thought he’d get a warm reception from a mixed martial arts audience. Trump Booed at Second Sporting Event in Less Than A Week, This Time at UFC Championshiphttps://t.co/mLBtZpGpLh — Mediaite (@Mediaite) November 3, 2019 Two groups of about 150 protesters — from Refuse Fascism and Rise and Resist — massed in front of the…

16 NYPD cops indicted and arraigned

“Holy Corruption, Batman!” As reported in the New York Times last week, 16 officers – many of them “white shirts” were formally charged (arraigned) in New York State Supreme Court in the Bronx with various crimes ranging from “fixing” tickets for friends and relatives all the way up to selling drugs, attempted robbery, attempted grand…