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    Originally posted by False1 View Post
    This is rather gross. I'm no fan of some of Omar's policies, but these types of racist/xenophobic comments against her have no place in the halls of congress. They should be condemned swiftly and without exception.
    If someone not in politics but in, say, the entertainment biz, said those things, they'd be...well, the 'c' word.
    Polite Red Sox fan

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      The former DA in the Ahmaud Arbery case has been charged with violating her oath and obstruction. Excellent.

      https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cbs...d-obstruction/
      "Our work continues, the fight goes on, and the big dreams never die." -- Elizabeth Warren

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        I remember being told Nancy Mace was a "reasonable" Republican, not one of the crazies. Welp.

        https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1464974702460473357
        Nancy Mace is on Fox News suggesting that people should get Covid rather than get vaccinated because natural immunity is preferable.
        I hope she loses by the same number of people who died in her district from Covid.

        And it gets better as she went from Fox to CNN and changed tune because of course (watch the video in the tweet)


        https://twitter.com/Acyn/status/1465...655548928?s=20

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          Originally posted by RhodyYanksFan View Post
          I remember being told Nancy Mace was a "reasonable" Republican, not one of the crazies. Welp.

          https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1464974702460473357


          I hope she loses by the same number of people who died in her district from Covid.

          And it gets better as she went from Fox to CNN and changed tune because of course (watch the video in the tweet)


          https://twitter.com/Acyn/status/1465...655548928?s=20
          Who told you that?

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            Originally posted by RhodyYanksFan View Post
            I remember being told Nancy Mace was a "reasonable" Republican, not one of the crazies. Welp.

            https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1464974702460473357


            I hope she loses by the same number of people who died in her district from Covid.

            And it gets better as she went from Fox to CNN and changed tune because of course (watch the video in the tweet)


            https://twitter.com/Acyn/status/1465...655548928?s=20
            Fox News. Run by morons for the viewing of morons

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              Originally posted by RhodyYanksFan View Post
              I remember being told Nancy Mace was a "reasonable" Republican, not one of the crazies. Welp.

              https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1464974702460473357


              I hope she loses by the same number of people who died in her district from Covid.

              And it gets better as she went from Fox to CNN and changed tune because of course (watch the video in the tweet)


              https://twitter.com/Acyn/status/1465...655548928?s=20
              I've only seen this clip, so perhaps there's important context before or after... but where does she say people should go get Covid rather than get vaccinated? I don't know much of anything about Mace or her take on the vaccine. But in 5 seconds on google I found this:

              https://www.cbsnews.com/news/group-l...-vaccinations/

              An organization that aims to elect Republican women to office is launching a new campaign aimed at encouraging unvaccinated Americans to get their shots, focusing on the efforts by GOP women to push vaccinations to protect against COVID-19.

              ...

              A one-minute long digital ad from Winning for Women features Letlow and spotlights other GOP women lawmakers who received their COVID-19 vaccines and are encouraging those who have not yet received their shots to get inoculated. Among those highlighted in the ad are Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa and Representatives Nancy Mace of South Carolina, Ashley Hinson of Iowa and Young Kim of California.

              "We have the answer," the ad says. "Get vaccinated."
              Her comments on those two clips are not conflicting, as some studies do argue that natural immunity is more effective once you have it, but that doesn't even come in the same time zone as saying "go get Covid instead of the vaccine." She appears to be consistently and publicly pro-vaccine unless there are statements she has made that don't float to the top on internet searches.

              And even if she only shared specific content that a specific audience would be more receptive to in each case, I hear here all the time... "Politicians politicking? Shocked, I tell ya!"

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                Originally posted by YankeePride1967 View Post

                Fox News. Run by morons for the viewing of morons
                I don't watch Fox News any more than I do CNN, MSNBC, etc and I don't get offended easily regardless, but I'm sure plenty of forumers do given that it is by far the most watched news network out there.

                https://thehill.com/homenews/media/5...e-than-cnndata

                More Democrats are watching Fox News during prime time than CNN, according to data from Per Nielsen MRI Fusion. The data shows Fox News is watched by 29 percent of liberal prime-time viewers compared to CNN, which garners 25 percent of those viewers. Only MSNBC, which is watched by 46 percent of liberal viewers during prime time, has a larger liberal audience at that time than Fox News.

                During the day, CNN has a larger liberal audience than Fox News — barely — with 29 percent of Democrats tuning into CNN and 28 percent tuning into Fox News. Fox News is known for its popularity among Republicans, with a majority of conservatives picking Fox News for both day and prime-time coverage. Fox News also beats both CNN and MSNBC for the largest number of independents watching the network during both the day and prime time. “So in a news monetization, as you mentioned, our share of audience is, you know, now 55 percent of cable news viewers, is incredibly impressive. It's a lot of hard work to build that share and maintain it,” Fox Corp. CEO Lachlan Murdoch said during an earnings call Wednesday.
                Just given the sheer number of people that watch this news channel you've let everyone know you hate, you're almost certainly calling other forumers here morons. And potentially a more diverse group in terms of politics than you think or care to acknowledge.

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                  Originally posted by False1 View Post
                  I don't watch Fox News any more than I do CNN, MSNBC, etc and I don't get offended easily regardless, but I'm sure plenty of forumers do given that it is by far the most watched news network out there.

                  https://thehill.com/homenews/media/5...e-than-cnndata



                  Just given the sheer number of people that watch this news channel you've let everyone know you hate, you're almost certainly calling other forumers here morons. And potentially a more diverse group in terms of politics than you think or care to acknowledge.
                  That's interesting. I'd hesitate to call the audience diverse without more data. I suspect the audience skews older and whiter. I'd also be curious what it looks like geographically.

                  It's odd to me that the Hill didn't post a link to the actual data, and that they seem to use Democrat and liberal interchangeably - which isn't necessarily accurate.

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                    Originally posted by YFIB View Post

                    That's interesting. I'd hesitate to call the audience diverse without more data. I suspect the audience skews older and whiter. I'd also be curious what it looks like geographically.

                    It's odd to me that the Hill didn't post a link to the actual data, and that they seem to use Democrat and liberal interchangeably - which isn't necessarily accurate.
                    I think that Nielsen data is paywalled, isn't it? Maybe that's why? And I have a history here of questioning polls that don't show the source data, so I get your question. But at the end of the day even if there is directional accuracy here (which I think Nielsen has a long track record of credibility) then the point stands.

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                      Originally posted by False1 View Post
                      I think that Nielsen data is paywalled, isn't it? Maybe that's why? And I have a history here of questioning polls that don't show the source data, so I get your question. But at the end of the day even if there is directional accuracy here (which I think Nielsen has a long track record of credibility) then the point stands.
                      Ah, maybe that's it. I do think it's interesting directionally, but I'd be curious to see the actual data. For instance, the liberal/Democrat thing seems like it might be sloppy, but it's not clear.

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                        Originally posted by YFIB View Post

                        Ah, maybe that's it. I do think it's interesting directionally, but I'd be curious to see the actual data. For instance, the liberal/Democrat thing seems like it might be sloppy, but it's not clear.
                        I would be shocked if they are looking at anything other than voter registration

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                          Illustrating the Wisdom of Universal Benefits

                          In this post, I am going to briefly dip into an inadequacy critique but only in order to make a broader point about why universal benefits make sense as a purely distributive matter. I think this will be a novel point to most people who follow these debates because the universality versus means-testing fight has mostly settled into a few familiar arguments that aren’t actually the best analysis on the subject.

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                            CNN suspends Chris Cuomo indefinitely. Late but the right move

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                              Originally posted by YankeePride1967 View Post
                              CNN suspends Chris Cuomo indefinitely. Late but the right move
                              Should have been fired long ago.

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                                Originally posted by Texsahara View Post

                                Should have been fired long ago.
                                Agreed

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