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I wasn't following this. Who's Oped did they publish then pull?

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Painboy wrote:
04 Jun 2020, 19:02
I wasn't following this. Who's Oped did they publish then pull?
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Hugh Akston wrote:
04 Jun 2020, 19:04
Painboy wrote:
04 Jun 2020, 19:02
I wasn't following this. Who's Oped did they publish then pull?
Oh it's a Senator. I thought it was somebody important.

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FWIW I am in favor of giving Tom Cotton all the riot gear he wants and deploying him to restore order to the streets.
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I assume op-eds which imply that the kulaks must be liquidated are still okay, though.
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Bari Weiss is the reason I can't go full nicole and admit the Liz Bruenig is the worst.
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Mo wrote:
05 Jun 2020, 04:56
Bari Weiss is the reason I can't go full nicole and admit the Liz Bruenig is the worst.
Haha I really don’t care for Bari Weiss but I *hate* her enemies.

I had an anti Eliza Shapiro tweet in the copious replies to that thread and it had my most likes ever I think.
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nicole wrote:
05 Jun 2020, 06:49
Mo wrote:
05 Jun 2020, 04:56
Bari Weiss is the reason I can't go full nicole and admit the Liz Bruenig is the worst.
Haha I really don’t care for Bari Weiss but I *hate* her enemies.
+1

She sucks, but there are so many worse people.
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She still defends her cancel culture antics from when she was at NYU without any hint of irony. And when called on it she said it was different for reasons. If she had a hint of self-awareness and at least said, "Yo, I was wrong and having been on the inside I understand why," it would show a modicum of self-awareness. Also, her position gives her way more power and influence than her terrible enemies do.
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Mo wrote:
05 Jun 2020, 08:05
She still defends her cancel culture antics from when she was at NYU without any hint of irony. And when called on it she said it was different for reasons. If she had a hint of self-awareness and at least said, "Yo, I was wrong and having been on the inside I understand why," it would show a modicum of self-awareness. Also, her position gives her way more power and influence than her terrible enemies do.
Worse -- it was Columbia

Wait no NYU is worse

Wait no

Wait...
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The people going after Lee Fang are real scum.
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dbcooper wrote:
05 Jun 2020, 08:48
The people going after Lee Fang are real scum.
Yup
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nicole wrote:
05 Jun 2020, 08:36
Mo wrote:
05 Jun 2020, 08:05
She still defends her cancel culture antics from when she was at NYU without any hint of irony. And when called on it she said it was different for reasons. If she had a hint of self-awareness and at least said, "Yo, I was wrong and having been on the inside I understand why," it would show a modicum of self-awareness. Also, her position gives her way more power and influence than her terrible enemies do.
Worse -- it was Columbia

Wait no NYU is worse

Wait no

Wait...
Every NYC elite private university is the worst in it's own way.
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dbcooper wrote:
05 Jun 2020, 08:01
nicole wrote:
05 Jun 2020, 06:49
Mo wrote:
05 Jun 2020, 04:56
Bari Weiss is the reason I can't go full nicole and admit the Liz Bruenig is the worst.
Haha I really don’t care for Bari Weiss but I *hate* her enemies.
+1

She sucks, but there are so many worse people.
+2
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I saw this yesterday



The news today, ICYMI, is that the Times Opinion section solicited the op-ed from Tom Cotton.
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Cotton should at the very least pay the Times an honorarium for all the extra campaign funds its hand-wringing generated for him.

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Well this goes against decades of ingrained internet culture, good luck with that:

Twitter aims to limit people sharing articles they have not read
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how...does...that...solve...

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nicole wrote:
12 Jun 2020, 08:47
how...does...that...solve...

I am sure she would be willing to decide who are the 'good' writers and who are the 'terrible' writers for our benefit.
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nicole wrote:
12 Jun 2020, 08:47
how...does...that...solve...

Disappointing. Some of her essays have been good, but her tweets...yeah.
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Wesley Yang is so right about this.

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thoreau wrote:
12 Jun 2020, 19:15
nicole wrote:
12 Jun 2020, 08:47
how...does...that...solve...

Disappointing. Some of her essays have been good, but her tweets...yeah.
I mean, she’s a communist. Doesn’t mean her literary criticism isn’t still good.
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thoreau wrote:
12 Jun 2020, 21:06
Wesley Yang is so right about this.

I liked David French’s take. It’s a society wide issue. Though one difference I would notice is that center left people are more willing to cal out the left version of it and few on the right do, even if they’re anti-Trump.

his voice is so soothing, but why do conspiracy nuts always sound like Batman and Robin solving one of Riddler's puzzles out loud? - fod

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But it's just so much more fun to go after ideological opponents on this issue.
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