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Jon Ward
7 hours ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 10:51am
RT @kathrynw5: National Review: Reform the pardon power https://t.co/jAaeQCeOT9

Jon Ward
7 hours ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 10:34am
RT @alaynatreene: NEW: Trump's Senate impeachment trial will begin on TUESDAY Chuck Schumer announced the House will deliver the article of impeachment on Monday, and the Senate is constitutionally required to begin the impeachment trial at 1p.m. the next day https://t.co/UU5twwV9EQ

Jon Ward
7 hours ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 10:18am
RT @kaitlancollins: “I have spoken to Speaker Pelosi who informed me that the articles will be delivered to the Senate on Monday,” Sen. Schumer says.

Jon Ward
7 hours ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 10:07am
RT @jdickerson: The point of this thread is to think through what heed we should pay to words of warning. Words of warning or prediction are based on the clear eyes of the person making the claim. Have those eyes been clear in the past?

Jon Ward
7 hours ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 10:07am
RT @jdickerson: If someone is sounding the alarm about threats to come from under the bed, or behind the mailbox, but missed the threat in their house, don't they owe an explanation for the whiff before they can get back in the sky-is-falling game?

Jon Ward
7 hours ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 10:00am
this was a disgrace https://t.co/XHxpE4hq3K

Jon Ward
8 hours ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 9:33am
RT @myhlee: Inaugural honeymoon coverage is not unique to Biden, but this ⁦@jackshafer⁩ column smartly notes the dangers at a time of historically low public trust in media and when large portions of the country think mainstream media is a tool of the left. https://t.co/x9i4vwyGx3

Jon Ward
8 hours ago:   Friday Jan 22 - 9:32am
Rubio's rhetoric here is fairy standard fare on the right but it seems like an example of what @DavidAFrench wrote about recently https://t.co/SxLUuTUPAb https://t.co/mDqM9qCX1F https://t.co/XTyHyhGmz4


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Jon Ward
20 hours ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 9:01pm
Come on! https://t.co/nMnOM1M0hY

Jon Ward
23 hours ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 6:08pm
https://t.co/ItARQKiir1 https://t.co/e3kB17gUkp


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Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 5:17pm
RT @RubenGallego: Also you don’t hand over a handgun to anyone with out clearing it! Did the other member know if there was a round in the chamber? This is why we shouldn’t let members with guns on the floor they don’t even know basic weapons handling protocols. https://t.co/VuiUkCwSId

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 4:45pm
RT @kylegriffin1: The QAnon-supporting, mask-refusing Republican from Georgia wants attention for introducing articles of impeachment against President Biden. It means nothing. It will go nowhere. She wants attention.

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 4:34pm
Psaki's face when Shear said there's been no fig leafs to GOP - lol

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 4:19pm
RT @LauraHayesDC: .@MayorBowser confirms indoor dining ban lifts tomorrow morning. https://t.co/yK4YDNFHOz


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Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 4:18pm
RT @ella_nilsen: Fauci estimates that the US will be approaching a "degree of normality" by fall, if 75-80% of country can be vaccinated by the end of the summer.

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 4:18pm
RT @OKnox: Fauci, asked whether the Biden is starting vaccine distribution from scratch: "We certainly are not starting from scratch." Says Biden is taking parts of Trump approach and "amplifying it in a big way." (caution: partial answer) (cc: @ddiamond)

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 4:14pm
RT @davidfolkenflik: Biden Team drops hammer at US Agency for Global Media & Voice of America VOA Director Robert Reilly & deputy Elizabeth Robbins out New VOA chief: senior news exec Yolanda Lopez, recently demoted after one of her WH reporters asked Secy Pompeo abt Trump https://t.co/yEqJ6XR8fB

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 4:13pm
RT @JakeSherman: Fauci from the WH briefing room: One of the new things with this administration is if you dont know the answer, don’t guess. just say you dont know the asnwer

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 4:08pm
RT @JakeSherman: “we’ll see how this goes,” @mtgreenee says. I can tell you how this will go. The House will table it https://t.co/KsgnAiMyys

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 2:56pm
RT @JoshuaHeavin: Now more than a year into the pandemic, why are we still wearing makeshift cloth face coverings, rather than more protective N95 masks which further reduce the spread, while so many trivial goods have been produced and consumed in that same time frame?

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 2:52pm
RT @aedwardslevy: @jonward11 it says "yellen" right there

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 2:51pm
we can get rid of all caps tweets - there's really no need to yell https://t.co/B9bU9e8gQw

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 2:48pm
RT @jmartNYT: “The human impulse to treat an inauguration as a sacred and holy event akin to a coronation can never be eliminated, only suppressed” https://t.co/ANrFbKbBjt

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 2:43pm
RT @ezraklein: This is going to come to a head fast. Biden has proposed a $1.9 trillion rescue plan. It's a good plan that would help people, and because it will help people, it will help Democrats. Mitt Romney has already dismissed it as "not well-timed."

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 2:42pm
a prominent evangelical website calls out @ericmetaxas for his role in the Capitol Insurrection https://t.co/G5UFno89Qp https://t.co/lshUc18JdK


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Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 2:01pm
RT @GarrettHaake: This is a smart take. Fighting about the filibuster in the abstract is much safer ground for GOP than trying to defend it when its being used to block, say, a popular gun control bill, or more COVID aid. https://t.co/TKwdyI8Eki

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 1:55pm
RT @ArmstrongDrew: @ddiamond @business I'd suggest that 1M/day is not very ambitious as a long-term goal. It'll take 660M doses (assuming full pop coverage, 2 doses for series completion) to cover the U.S. That would mean a little less than two years.

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 1:46pm
RT @ddiamond: 2) In the past week, @business says 912,497 vaccine doses were administered per day — or 91% of Biden’s goal of 1M Americans per day. Either the situation on the ground is better than team Biden acknowledges, or Biden’s target is less ambitious than it seems. https://t.co/z7TDdHC4i1


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Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 1:46pm
RT @ddiamond: 1) Biden advisers keep making this claim to reporters, but the idea they’re starting “from scratch” seems like a gambit to lower expectations. Trump was dangerous on covid. Many problems to fix. But government officials did set up a system that’s distributed 36M doses to states. https://t.co/24ycjjJnM3

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 1:45pm
RT @samstein: Biden folks are spinning here or trying to lower the bar strategically. There was, indeed, a plan from Trump. I listened in on govs calls on vaccine distribution. The plan had obvious shortcomings. but to say there’s nothing to rework is not true. https://t.co/RADv5dl8mf

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 11:48am
GOP House Leader McCarthy asked if he's worried about fundraising after he voted to reject the election results. "Not at all," he says.

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 11:39am
RT @RonBrownstein: The % of R voters who accept Trump's fraud lie is stunningly high-but 20-25% of GOP reject his claims & attacks on the vote. “There is a universe of Republicans looking to divorce Trump. They don’t necessarily know how to do it, but Jan 6 was kind of the reckoning,” per @JohnAnzo https://t.co/cZXeW0xfFA

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 11:36am
they were smart to let the performances speak for themselves, bc they were amazing. the whole production was restrained in the sense that there was no extemporaneous commentary https://t.co/I92RTipDmf

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 11:16am
RT @MattGertz: Hannity https://t.co/ULa2ao0wao


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Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 11:05am
The role of @SenRonJohnson in spreading Trump's lies about the election & giving false hope to his supporters -- leading to January 6 -- has been overlooked, & @journalsentinel does a good job of here of highlighting it https://t.co/REELsfpcRg

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 11:01am
RT @cspiesdc: Performance was great, but also read the brilliant full text of Amanda Gorman's poem 'The Hill We Climb': ...If we merge mercy with might, and might with right, then love becomes our legacy and change our children’s birthright... https://t.co/2WqpUN25yy

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 10:59am
RT @JakeSherman: PELOSI tells us in the Capitol that Democrats will be “completely ready” to go to the floor to pass a Covid package during the first week in February.

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 10:57am
RT @LPDonovan: @djlavoie The truth is folks like Manchin (and his GOP counterpoints) enjoy the cover the filibuster provides as it spares them from being the asshole when it comes to pushing through anything remotely partisan. His life would he miserable if they opened pandora's box.

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 10:52am
RT @amyewalter: The fight over Dems getting rid of the filibuster glosses over the fact that Dems could be in the minority at any moment. With just 50 votes - and 7 Ds in states with a GOP GOV who can appoint any successor he/she wants- all it takes is one tragedy to upend Senate control.

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 10:48am
RT @mkraju: A power sharing agreement is under discussion between Chuck Schumer and Mitch McConnell, but the two have hit a snag over McConnell's demands that Schumer promise to save the filibuster and not move forward with efforts to gut the potent stall tactic on legislation.

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 10:48am
RT @ArthurDelaneyHP: Republicans are... still chairing Senate committees? https://t.co/oNSjrriEFa

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 10:18am
RT @aedwardslevy: as a reminder, the most important role of the press in the coming months will be to argue with other members of the press about whether they are being either too obsequious or too adversarial

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 10:18am
RT @jasonfechner: 👏 https://t.co/jenygq4DjX

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 10:17am
get your throw pillow here https://t.co/boYhIUyaiS

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 10:13am
RT @McCormackJohn: Yuval Levin: A Normal and Exceptional Inaugural https://t.co/WMhAZsyVlK

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 10:13am
paging Sen Manchin https://t.co/jHmlz11TAO

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Thursday Jan 21 - 10:09am
from @AndrewRomano: "Biden seemed to recede ... He no longer appeared so desperate to prove — to himself as much as anyone else — that he had perfected the maneuver Richard Ben Cramer once called 'the connect.'" https://t.co/zyBghfaG8F

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 10:44pm
RT @shannon_last: 4,409 souls. Lord, have mercy. https://t.co/HcsJNoHQ0o

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 10:40pm
RT @brittanys: pretty decent inauguration fireworks view if you ask me https://t.co/laN4zz86bT


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Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 10:16pm
RT @jaketapper: https://t.co/jRrxUmXcXo


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Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 10:14pm
RT @jamieson: For those who haven't been following, this sets a new precedent. Unions wanted Robb gone immediately -- they think he's that bad -- but the gen counsel typically serves out their full 4-year term even when it spills into a new presidency. Background here: https://t.co/MH5LNu7Rca

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:23pm
still incredible (not in a good way) https://t.co/0zJgaj3Xon

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:17pm
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Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:16pm
Vucci lurking in the briefing room with a beanie is pretty great

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:12pm
i'll hold my breath waiting for the president to tell them to stand down and stand by https://t.co/xB1ebMOP3u

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 7:10pm
RT @natashakorecki: In first press briefing, Jen Psaki says Dr. Fauci will participate in WHO briefing tomorrow.

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 6:41pm
RT @kylegriffin1: Joe Biden: "If you're ever working with me and I hear you treated another colleague with disrespect, talk down to someone, I promise I will fire you on the spot. On the spot. No ifs, ands, or buts. Everybody, everybody is entitled to be treated with decency and dignity."

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 6:41pm
RT @ZekeJMiller: Biden to staff: "The only thing I expect with absolute certainty is honesty and decency, the way you treat one another, the way you treat the people you deal with."

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 6:25pm
RT @ChristopherJM: YEP. https://t.co/JwqXP7q1jc

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 6:24pm
Trump got famous off a TV show called "The Apprentice" but got elected in part bc he had never had any political training. Americans should make apprenticeships a required part of politics again https://t.co/XvScYs4uJ8

Jon Ward
1 day ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 6:12pm
RT @oneunderscore__: This is the real threat. Other extremist groups and cults can now absorb newly adrift, already radicalized people. It’s already happening with neo-Nazis and white supremacists on Telegram, who are explicitly targeting disaffected Q follwers today using prewritten scripts. https://t.co/5EA7K7kiGn

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 5:58pm
RT @Profepps: Sources say that new Press Secretary Jen Psaki was tell reporters, "This is the smallest crowd of any Inauguration in history--period."

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 5:57pm
American carnage https://t.co/ZsIfzH21W4

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 5:52pm
RT @maggieNYT: Isolated and shunned at the end, the president's aides tried to build a crowd for his sendoff, but only a couple hundred people showed, and almost none of his current senior officials. Several who didn't attend said they didn't even watch it. https://t.co/gvDDABxywi

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 5:32pm
What conditions create leaders who view the presidency as something to live up to — as an office to be used to serve others, rather than a platform to be used for self-promotion? https://t.co/XvScYs4uJ8

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 5:13pm
RT @kaitlancollins: "The president wrote a very generous letter," Biden says referring to Trump. "Because it was private, I won't talk about it until I talk to him. But it was generous."

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 5:05pm
RT @jaketapper: Trump is gone, but the Big Lie continues https://t.co/UdmqdovoOm

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 5:03pm
critical thinking & discernment deficit still much in evidence https://t.co/Hg64tIhJjN

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 5:01pm
RT @burgessev: Just a reminder that Vice President Harris is now sitting where the Q Shaman was two weeks ago

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:48pm
@realchriswilson perfect

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:44pm
uh, the poem was great but haven't we learned a lot the last few years about the need for presidents to have some experience in governing? https://t.co/cnSFrY55yh

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:39pm
RT @jiveDurkey: THANK YOU to all the members of the National Guard who came to defend our capital city https://t.co/V4RfzIu5jG


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Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 4:37pm
RT @igorbobic: Klobuchar on McConnell’s demand that Democrats commit to preserving filibuster: “We should just have a simple organizing resolution. This is not the time to make decisions like that. This is a time to figure out how you’re going to share power in a 50-50 Senate”

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 3:52pm
RT @jiveDurkey: here’s Joe Biden doing the SAME exact thing with Al Roker during the 2013 inauguration: https://t.co/4oIpeq90Ce


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Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 3:49pm
RT @RVAwonk: The Trump admin reportedly withheld critical national security information from the transition team, leaving Biden’s team to come to grips with the reality that the state of the executive branch is far worse than they understood — “the tip of the iceberg”. https://t.co/0uT5or0jTS

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 3:49pm
since Sciutto is yelling questions from two stories up I'm going to outside and start broadcasting questions through a bullhorn

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 3:37pm
RT @alexismadrigal: @LMSacasas i've thought a lot about that idea of liquid modernity—"in which anything can happen but nothing can be done"—Q feels like one tortured specific unhinged response to that general condition

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 3:36pm
RT @LMSacasas: One insight I've derived from my reading of Arendt, but which is certainly not unique to her, is that people need a common world in which they can appear and be seen and act. So much of what we call the attention economy exploits precisely this need. 1/x https://t.co/aVc59K1fIW

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 2:49pm
RT @oneunderscore__: It is exceedingly grim. https://t.co/G25gXYSazU

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 2:39pm
the image of Clinton, Bush and Obama standing with Biden at Arlington National Cemetery is going to be one for the ages, and amplifies the outgoing president's embarrassing absence

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 2:28pm
RT @GlennKesslerWP: The final count. Never would have believed this number was possible when we started four years ago. https://t.co/rZaAOI0gjd https://t.co/2eCUxwtmSo


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Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 2:23pm
RT @HotlineJosh: A lot of hugging and high-fiving from the VIPs in the closely-packed inauguration crowd -- the type of behavior that would have gotten the obligatory tut-tuts in the Trump era.

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 2:10pm
RT @jaketapper: .@GOPLeader McCarthy congratulates Biden and Harris, says he's proud of them. No acknowledgement that he pushed the Big Lie they didn't win, joined that mendacious TX AG lawsuit, voted to disenfranchise AZ and PA voters based on lies AFTER the terrorist siege.

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:52pm
RT @WillieGeist: Chris Wallace just told the Fox News audience of President Biden’s speech: “I have been listening to these inaugural addresses since 1961, John F. Kennedy's 'Ask not.’ I thought this was the best inaugural address I ever heard."

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:26pm
RT @michaelbd: I still think, in evaluating conspiracy theories, we really underestimate how the pandemic erased people's baseline of normality, and lockdown trapped them inside with social media.

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:25pm
RT @morganfmckay: Mark Leggiero is the one lone Trump supporter out in front of the NYS Capitol. He says he expected a few thousand ppl here and is disappointed. He said he drove 45 minutes for a peaceful protest https://t.co/hDtCLYFpLq


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Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:23pm
RT @TimAlberta: This is a passage for the ages. There are tragic consequences for deceiving the public. May we all take it upon ourselves—elected officials, journalists, everyday citizens—to not only spread truth but hold accountable those who lie. https://t.co/NyBPwZX1mF

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:22pm
RT @RonaldKlain: To my many friends here: this will now become my (rarely) used personal Twitter. My new official account is @WHCOS — please follow me there.

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:15pm
RT @kevinroose: Ron Watkins, the former 8kun admin who helped keep QAnon afloat for years (and who some suspected of being Q himself), is throwing in the towel. https://t.co/HJdBrOexO2


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Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:13pm
a-men https://t.co/yyt01nRCyr

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:12pm
RT @ryanjreilly: NEW: The feds got Joe Biggs. https://t.co/Fb2VrQ5hTB

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 12:59pm
RT @Graniteprof: Quiet, polite, almost overlooked in the corner, Pence reminded us how much democracy depends on good losers.

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 12:59pm
RT @grynbaum: On Fox, Chris Wallace says Biden sent a message that "especially us in the media must note": "Whether it's us on the air, on cable or broadcast, whether it's us on social media, on our Twitter accounts: understanding that we have to deal from facts, from the truth."

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 12:38pm
yes we do. let's get to it https://t.co/FRVZggLRx2

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 12:37pm
RT @TimAlberta: "We will make friends of our enemies," says Rev. Silvester Beaman in the inaugural benediction. Amen.

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 12:37pm
@JonahDispatch shocker Jonah

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 12:10pm
RT @TimAlberta: President Biden's call for leaders to "defend the truth and defeat the lies" might seem trite in the context of any other political speech, but it's the most important and poignant segment of this inaugural address.

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 11:58am
RT @LPDonovan: Already bored and it feels great.

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 11:56am
RT @jmartNYT: Folks: It's not Noon yet.

Jon Ward
2 days ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 11:02am
RT @jessgood: if you haven't read @rebtanhs' excellent profile of Eugene Goodman, it's well worth your time https://t.co/cEpYcS5h0n https://t.co/TCJxyqRcdt