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Christi Parsons
1 week ago:   Tuesday Mar 24 - 8:43am
RT @JeffreyGoldberg: "For all the laughing and hate-tweeting directed at spring breakers saying they don’t think the coronavirus is a big deal, they’re at worst dumb, selfish, underinformed 20-somethings. (Rand) Paul is a medical doctor...." -- @IsaacDovere: https://t.co/U42LHBVZ3P

Christi Parsons
1 week ago:   Monday Mar 23 - 7:22am
The leader we need right now is ... Michael Scott. This ⁦@sophieGG⁩ piece explains a lot https://t.co/xMdS1cBR4r

Christi Parsons
1 week ago:   Saturday Mar 21 - 10:39am
RT @AdrienneLaF: "Please, ESPN, I beg of you... air these events in full: • Jack Nicklaus’s 1986 Masters tournament •  1979 Steelers-Cowboys Super Bowl • U.S.-U.S.S.R. hockey game at the 1980 Olympics • 2016 Cubs-Indians World Series • every Michael Jordan dunk ever" https://t.co/Vfn1MSt5lh

Christi Parsons
1 week ago:   Thursday Mar 19 - 2:12pm
RT @JeffreyGoldberg: The lede on this @helenlewis piece is brilliant: https://t.co/0ejyQQQPlz

Christi Parsons
1 week ago:   Wednesday Mar 18 - 4:26pm
RT @JeffreyGoldberg: "It looks like the coronavirus is being weaponized as yet another element to bring down Donald Trump. I’m dead right on this. The coronavirus is the common cold, folks." -- Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Rush Limbaugh, February 24: https://t.co/uNUDYGv7hx

Christi Parsons
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Mar 17 - 10:35am
A message from quarantine: We underestimated this. You don’t have to do the same. Stay at home. https://t.co/KfzNKjpdxI

Christi Parsons
2 weeks ago:   Monday Mar 16 - 6:48am
RT @yayitsrob: A Harvard epidemiologist tells me that—under a widely used set of rules that determine who gets a coronavirus test—you will “only become aware [the virus] is present in your community when it gets into a group of vulnerable people and starts killing them.” https://t.co/3zA8aDsfkY

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Wednesday Feb 26 - 11:10am
RT @jzipple: “A priest, a rabbit & a minister walk into a bar. The rabbit says, ‘I might be a typo.’” 🐰

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Saturday Feb 22 - 1:01pm
RT @washingtonpost: Rod Blagojevich called himself a "political prisoner." Anderson Cooper wasn’t having it. https://t.co/CmIsZ4gVWd

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Thursday Feb 20 - 9:27am
The Obama/Bernie backstory, as only ⁦@IsaacDovere⁩ could tell it https://t.co/3YgO5Okcuo

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Wednesday Feb 19 - 10:31pm
RT @olgakhazan: I mind-shared about why corporate buzzwords are so annoying, yet we use them anyway https://t.co/wudNdE54Co

Christi Parsons
1 month ago:   Sunday Feb 16 - 7:45am
RT @CarlosLozadaWP: I can only assume @JeffreyGoldberg has called an emergency Saturday staff meeting at @TheAtlantic to prepare a special issue responding to this presidential tweet... https://t.co/S32zHc3w1R

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Monday Jan 27 - 8:01am
RT @jemelehill: I found the words. My piece for the @TheAtlantic on @kobebryant. Hardest column I’ve ever written and I cried through most of it https://t.co/cj0qiAyZIM

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Saturday Jan 18 - 11:14am
RT @yayitsrob: I wrote about why my tweets are good, airy, and informal; while your tweets are loathsome, irrevocable, and inscribed in stone: https://t.co/PVIyqJmsDv

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 7 - 8:56am
RT @GrahamDavidA: Dog Wagged https://t.co/yXTp69LaJT

Christi Parsons
2 months ago:   Sunday Jan 5 - 8:48am
RT @AdrienneLaF: “Any war—and if you are in the business of blowing people up, you are at war—involves improvisation... Iran cannot beat the United States in the field, but it can win the war politically, and may very well do so.” @EliotACohen’s latest is worth your time: https://t.co/HRDSOZ7bgA

Christi Parsons
3 months ago:   Saturday Dec 28 - 6:33pm
RT @AdamHSays: This is a hell of story from @AsteadWesley https://t.co/UrAP3c8FKc

Christi Parsons
3 months ago:   Friday Dec 20 - 3:53pm
RT @JeffreyGoldberg: Read this, it’s important: https://t.co/x7CkjO2vDc

Christi Parsons
3 months ago:   Friday Dec 20 - 6:52am
No small matter https://t.co/tT83uBNhlp

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Thursday Nov 28 - 9:29am
Hilarious words of Thanksgiving warning from @jameshamblin⁩ ... Good luck and Godspeed, everybody https://t.co/ctbrK4pio5

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 26 - 6:38am
⁦Don’t miss this — ⁦@AdamSerwer⁩, on mistaking the false peace of civility for the true peace of justice https://t.co/r87uxbAAxg

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Saturday Nov 23 - 10:31pm
RT @anneapplebaum: Now official: I am sad to report that I am halting my column in @washingtonpost, the best newspaper in America, after 15+ years. But I am happy to report that in January I will join @TheAtlantic, the best magazine in America. There is no shortage of topics to address...

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Saturday Nov 23 - 10:12am
RT @jessica_roy: Thank you for your cervix https://t.co/jlBNX0CL76

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Friday Nov 22 - 10:46am
RT @JeffreyGoldberg: This is a brave and insightful and deeply humane piece by @JohnGHendy and everyone should read it: https://t.co/x7CkjO2vDc

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Thursday Nov 14 - 7:33am
RT @megangarber: This great @adamserwer essay, like every great @adamserwer essay, is a pitch-perfect fusion of clarity and complexity. Today as any other, it's really worth your time: https://t.co/wE3f0npzNS https://t.co/TLB3aSgcyP


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Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 12 - 6:26am
RT @dhruvg_: I’m just very grateful I got the opportunity to say what I know everyone was thinking. Sending all the love. #weloveyoualex

Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Saturday Nov 9 - 3:41pm
RT @__RUGGS: I do it for you bro🏈💉💯 #LL3🙏🏾 https://t.co/atnxeuW3nJ


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Christi Parsons
4 months ago:   Friday Nov 8 - 7:12am
RT @not_matilda: Mr. Roger's legacy has been devoured by digitization, @TomJunod writes: "Hate is more viral than love." "But that he stands at the height of his reputation," Junod says, "shows the persistence of a certain kind of human hunger—the hunger for goodness." https://t.co/xpSCKv1ukc

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Wednesday Oct 30 - 10:04am
Rupublican rallies would be so fun to cover. https://t.co/ve7NrsieiQ

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 29 - 11:50am
RT @GrahamDavidA: The attacks on Alexander Vindman are appalling https://t.co/gDFe7EXlYQ

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 29 - 7:13am
The top Ukraine expert on the NSC registered internal objections about how Trump was treating Ukraine https://t.co/7lvv3Dpl85

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Monday Oct 28 - 11:11pm
RT @espn: Bigger than sports. When a soccer player's hijab started falling off to reveal her hair, her opponents gathered around to provide cover while she fixed it. (via @JordanFA) https://t.co/rSUxM0S5Xe


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Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Sunday Oct 27 - 7:21pm
RT @AdrienneLaF: The definitive piece to read in this moment is @gcaw's 2015 cover story: https://t.co/QQf5uRumLs

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Sunday Oct 27 - 11:19am
@gcaw is the expert you want right now, on the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi https://t.co/PNiYqTVFlh

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Saturday Oct 26 - 3:15pm
A moving reflection on the nature of reality, and our power to choose our own paths ... from ⁦@gdbyskyhttps://t.co/vsSVhUJgEb

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Friday Oct 25 - 7:04am
RT @nora_kelly: The comparison @elainaplott + @PeterAtlantic make between the WH's comms strategy now and Barr's approach to Mueller earlier this year is a smart one https://t.co/pWuPzXRNp2

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Thursday Oct 24 - 9:16am
Dueling Banjo https://t.co/65SDADigEY

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Wednesday Oct 23 - 7:16am
"no problem speaking his own mind to his superiors" https://t.co/UYQPPwOJnt

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 9:25pm
RT @AsteadWesley: lord help whoever sifts thru this https://t.co/bI1oOP6U8U

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Tuesday Oct 22 - 8:30am
RT @nora_kelly: .@emmaogreen: "It’s easy to forget now, but during the 2016 primary, white Christians were intensely divided over Trump." Now, "white evangelicals were among the voters most likely to want Trump on the ballot, at 82 percent." https://t.co/wH0jEHQIzy

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 10:06am
RT @olgakhazan: Also I'm gonna go ahead and say this was a pretty good lede for 11 p.m. on a Tuesday https://t.co/8RamKiafPx https://t.co/fo58VaZ6VK


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Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Wednesday Oct 16 - 8:12am
RT @oliviacpaschal: This is a stunning story on the gap in how the USDA talks to farmers about climate change (barely, if at all) and how farmers are experiencing climate change on the ground (in increasingly devastating ways): https://t.co/uNQW13sMiz

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Friday Oct 11 - 2:20pm
@paul_is_life4 Not me, though

Christi Parsons
5 months ago:   Monday Oct 7 - 8:31am
"Trump’s ingrained and extreme behavioral characteristics make it impossible for him to carry out the duties of the presidency in the way the Constitution requires," argues @gtconway3d. https://t.co/4W31GxyAXu

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Thursday Oct 3 - 9:54am
RT @OutFrontCNN: "He lashes out at journalists, he lashes out at the media in particular when he feels under pressure...I think that's what he did today." - @jeffmason1, @Reuters White House correspondent who had heated exchange with President Trump during press conference https://t.co/Dhf82Yk4py https://t.co/euBKL4HfLd


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Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Thursday Oct 3 - 8:15am
@lenikacruz made a BTS fan out of me. #tinyhearts https://t.co/mDJd5OdZgF

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Thursday Oct 3 - 8:12am
RT @AdamSerwer: This is framed so as to sound sinister and conspiratorial, the better to win traffic from Trumpists looking to prove the president is the target of the deep state, but it’s actually a story about how everyone involve followed proper procedure. https://t.co/PwtRZSrapk

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Sunday Sep 29 - 8:48pm
RT @ethiopienne: talked to Ta-Nehisi about researching + writing The Water Dancer, his debut novel, the emotional tolls of slavery, the (near-)supernatural power of memory, and lots more https://t.co/XmqezGcx4v

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Friday Sep 27 - 1:16pm
RT @JaniceWolly: .@TheAtlantic’s copy desk is hiring! Come join the best team in the biz (NOT hyperbole): https://t.co/UIX23rtVED

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Thursday Sep 26 - 7:59am
RT @CAKitchener: Many months ago, I got an assignment: write a long feature piece on what it means to turn 30 as a woman in America. Sheesh! I thought. One piece for all 30-year-old women.... how?? (A thread) https://t.co/pQoavic2Ox

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Wednesday Sep 18 - 7:55am
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Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Wednesday Sep 11 - 10:07pm
RT @denisewills: This story is shocking--the detail that gets me is the woman who went to an auction to buy back her family's quilts after Medicaid took them as repayment for her mother's care. https://t.co/vx7KmVmDT3

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Tuesday Sep 10 - 6:51pm
RT @nora_kelly: "Trump has, in firing Bolton, made an enemy of a man incapable of rest and letting grudges go. Tomorrow morning he will wake up and start plotting, as he usually does." https://t.co/ROtiiki5UH

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Tuesday Sep 10 - 10:33am
Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what your country can do for the Trumps. https://t.co/za74bfEC93 An instant classic, from @McKayCoppins in @TheAtlantic

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Saturday Sep 7 - 12:21pm
RT @SheaSerrano: y’all go follow @LATBermudez — one of our most important voices https://t.co/U8wXdln1sr

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Saturday Sep 7 - 10:18am
@latimes⁩ forever! So fun catching up with ⁦@LATBermudez⁩ and ⁦@jazmineulloa⁩ at #EIJ19 #NAHJ19 https://t.co/BeNC5kLsXq


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Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Friday Sep 6 - 2:55pm
RT @MelissaKXLY4: “Journalists can’t lose their heads when everyone else is losing theirs.” Great reminder from @JeffreyGoldberg in light of attacks on the press in the era of “fake news.” Loved hearing from these @TheAtlantic journalists at #EIJ19 https://t.co/8uCl1m2uwk

Christi Parsons
6 months ago:   Wednesday Sep 4 - 11:04am
Oh my lord, the haunting nursery rhyme in this piece by @LFadulu https://t.co/h0CZzhZZ9l

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Monday Sep 2 - 8:47am
@JalenHurts came out of this amazing game totally humble and talking about how to get better. Mad inspiration for the week. https://t.co/5ymdGGBYrq

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Sunday Sep 1 - 8:20pm
I don’t know, man. In my life experience, James Spann is usually right. https://t.co/gikL1pxyOr

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Sunday Sep 1 - 12:04pm
@paul_is_life4 Up Dog

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Sunday Sep 1 - 12:03pm
RT @aussiesdointhgs: Why every parent should own a nanny cam https://t.co/c26PA90kfg


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Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Thursday Aug 29 - 9:25am
Is Trump fit for command? No one is in a better position to know than is Gen. Mattis. https://t.co/oOA66Iong2

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 28 - 8:50am
RT @OKnox: I see we’re in for another totally normal one https://t.co/2vVu4JIktH

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Monday Aug 26 - 7:33am
The reader makes a point. We elected a president who most likely couldn’t get cleared to serve as a substitute teacher. https://t.co/Y5xUm619fn

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Thursday Aug 22 - 9:38am
"Strange Fruit" is a life-changing piece of music, but I never knew before this @npr story the price Billie Holiday paid to sing it over and over again: https://t.co/lRRm3cLtQA

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Wednesday Aug 21 - 9:06am
NAHJ is a highlight of the Atlantic recruiting year! Definitely come check us out here: https://t.co/k68ylcfssa? https://t.co/mExoKPY7Rw

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Tuesday Aug 20 - 5:10pm
If heaven has anything to do with how much others love and admire you, then Peggy Suntum has been there for decades. https://t.co/diC9XkqBxl

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Saturday Aug 17 - 4:21pm
RT @abdallah_fayyad: "For in adding Greenland as the 51st state, [Trump] will permanently adjoin to the United States one of the most socialist political systems in the world." https://t.co/6aid0MnMtY

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Friday Aug 16 - 1:00am
RT @JohnGHendy: This paragraph is a journey but, man, the last sentence https://t.co/d6iMtyuuBh via @IsaacDovere https://t.co/gVDN5bIprd


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Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Thursday Aug 15 - 7:40am
Fascinating piece on Sealand, the world’s tiniest nation, by our amazing new contributor Ian Urbina https://t.co/6ZRjAmvoH2

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Monday Aug 12 - 6:57am
RT @AdamSerwer: This story is such a microcosm of colonial history https://t.co/VDW7cfmZ2i

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Saturday Aug 10 - 2:36pm
The incomparable insight of ⁦@brhodes⁩ in ⁦@TheAtlantic⁩. You’ll want to read this one twice. https://t.co/zlJThfrwIE

Christi Parsons
7 months ago:   Tuesday Aug 6 - 7:03am
RT @JohnGHendy: “I believe that this is a spiritual matter, and that there is a devil, and evil is real,” he said. “Wicked Satan is a real force and power on our earth.” https://t.co/wO1fOUP6EW via @emmaogreen

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Monday Aug 5 - 9:37am
The Panama City speech was an important moment in the effort to frighten and marginalize racial minorities, writes ⁦@JeffreyGoldberg⁩. This weekend’s killings are a possible and predictable consequence of this kind of rhetoric. https://t.co/Ud7zPyt577

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Wednesday Jul 31 - 7:57am
True story. There’s audio. https://t.co/pUSOax8ZIk

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Monday Jul 29 - 5:28am
@kgilsinan⁩, on speaking truth to power in the Trump administration https://t.co/BtIudxnLB9

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Sunday Jul 28 - 11:21am
RT @nhannahjones: While some of y’all reporters are out here talking about how reporting on Trump is “fun,” your black and brown colleagues are having to deal with the psychic impacts of his racism. Maybe try considering that this is neither a game nor entertaining for many, many Americans. https://t.co/5JYmA9UNdM

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Monday Jul 22 - 11:10am
Read the truth about the heartless application of US AIDS policy, in this haunting piece by ⁦@abdallah_fayyad⁩ https://t.co/Bm45WOXoBt

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Friday Jul 19 - 9:11am
Trump supporters don't chant about men, @elainaplott noticed. https://t.co/QbeKFMkriO

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Thursday Jul 18 - 5:01pm
RT @bhumikatharoor: Such a rich conversation with @JeffreyGoldberg and @helenecooper today https://t.co/1KY0ywilAV


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Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Monday Jul 8 - 7:42am
Here’s a thought: Maybe the World Cup-winning women’s team should be paid as much money as the men’s team. https://t.co/Wsz8tgh71G

Christi Parsons
8 months ago:   Saturday Jul 6 - 7:46pm
RT @YAppelbaum: "No non-American could watch that spectacle at the Lincoln Memorial and feel that America stood for anything good or right or universal. Power worshipped power, for its own sake," writes @DavidFrum https://t.co/ZZGdSirDwC

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Tuesday Jul 2 - 9:37am
It's time for 2020 candidates to stop calling for these "national conversations" and start having them . . . https://t.co/Nxtzp8Spng

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Friday Jun 21 - 12:47pm
RT @cbudoffbrown: With all due respect, @marcorubio, you are incorrect. POLITICO utilized the Freedom of Information Act to obtain FAA records showing 128 flights between Canada & the USA on Craft's family plane. We did not receive the records or any other assistance from Democrats. https://t.co/EQ3USaG0lE

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Tuesday Jun 18 - 5:11pm
Definitely read this story. https://t.co/r3XHMOweT1

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Thursday Jun 6 - 8:56pm
RT @JeffreyGoldberg: A bit more: Most of the writers of magazine cover stories have been men because men have traditionally been given the opportunity to do so. We're trying to change this at @TheAtlantic. @laurahazardowen interviewed me about changes at the magazine here: https://t.co/wQHNsTtiUp

Christi Parsons
9 months ago:   Thursday Jun 6 - 7:12pm
RT @laurahazardowen: 3) Please please read the whole story, including the comments from @AdrienneLaF, the first female executive editor in the company's history. https://t.co/Ya3hdTrszn

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Monday Jun 3 - 6:34am
The US and the Allies turned the course of war on the beaches of Normandy, where the US president lands 75 years later with doubts about the transatlantic alliance. ⁦@RachelDonadio⁩ writes: https://t.co/l37NZgJLuE

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Sunday Jun 2 - 8:42am
@PeterAtlantic⁩ nails it here: Even on an outreach trip abroad, Trump’s instinct is to forget his whereabouts and speak to his core voters back home. https://t.co/Ip7NRfSLbd

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Tuesday May 28 - 1:04pm
A useful exercise in this ⁦⁦@MichaelRWear⁩ piece today: imagining an opposing point of view https://t.co/N3tIKTMxRV

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Tuesday May 21 - 2:37pm
@paul_is_life4 No. @paul_is_life4

Christi Parsons
10 months ago:   Thursday May 9 - 9:16pm
RT @mike_giglio: “They were a wild card that we always had to keep an eye on.” My first piece at @TheAtlantic looks at the complicated and at times strangely intimate relationship between U.S. troops and Iran-backed militia in Iraq https://t.co/yssjQkNPMB

Christi Parsons
11 months ago:   Sunday Apr 28 - 12:32pm
Many thanks to @Oknox for an inspiring dinner message last night — and for the work he was already doing on behalf of the press corps first thing this morning. https://t.co/eWYRgbwv3G

Christi Parsons
11 months ago:   Sunday Apr 28 - 7:27am
Love this crew https://t.co/k84ZN27SCJ

Christi Parsons
11 months ago:   Thursday Apr 25 - 7:06am
... and @MikeMemoli is out front on the story! Reporting live from the Amtrak station. https://t.co/XQJGih14xu

Christi Parsons
11 months ago:   Wednesday Apr 24 - 7:51am
RT @realDonaldTrump: I wonder if the New York Times will apologize to me a second time, as they did after the 2016 Election. But this one will have to be a far bigger & better apology. On this one they will have to get down on their knees & beg for forgiveness-they are truly the Enemy of the People!

Christi Parsons
11 months ago:   Friday Apr 19 - 1:31am
RT @1bobcohn: .@JamesFallows today was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a huge honor. From some 100 cover stories he has written over 40+ years, we suggest these 8 as emblematic of his amazing work. https://t.co/1wPK4T5ctp

Christi Parsons
11 months ago:   Friday Apr 19 - 1:30am
RT @SwatiGauri: The most important implication from the Mueller report, @YAppelbaum writes: "There is sufficient evidence that President Donald Trump obstructed justice to merit impeachment hearings." https://t.co/utVNM2q3Fj

Christi Parsons
11 months ago:   Sunday Apr 7 - 11:00am
Love seeing you in our pages, ⁦@RickReillyESPNhttps://t.co/2bvKFYp6Os