Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 23rd, 2019

OK, I’m outta here.

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markgkenny Pointed commentary here by @TurnbullMalcolm marking @GladysB in contradistinction to oh, I don’t know…..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g0

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JakeWSimons One of the best political photographs ever taken pic.twitter.com/Ae67zLCc1C

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jonkudelka Look maybe this will make houses really cheap in Sydney.

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isgoodrum Can you believe African countries didn’t even ask the US before installing cheap high-speed internet for their own..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4R

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On a completely unrelated note, @NicholasFryer and I did a podcast the other day and it contains some thoughts abou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4w

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@mattjhatton Yeah? I’ll admit I wouldn’t have known the exact number but I knew the total waste around 40 so half.

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At least Mark Latham is thoroughly rootable.

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There’s apparently a lot of people suddenly discovering how NSW Legislative Council proportional representation works.

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LisaAnnese My daughter: What’s SFF?
Me: Shooters and Fishers party
Daughter: no, really mum?
Me: I’m serious
Daughter: That’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wk

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capelstanley Amazing that the voodoo pie strategy was not quite enough twitter.com/smh/status/110…

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@mediahunter @johnb78 Only days ago I had to Google to remind myself who was NSW Labor leader. I’ve only just now r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SC

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NewtonMark Daley did well to bring ALP within reach of electability after Foley spent years making them look like a party of a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PJ

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@franksting @mediahunter She’s a good operator. But Sussex St would never allow it.

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johnb78 Excellent and memorable concession speech from Matt Dooley there. His tenure with NSW Labor will always be remembered

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I intend to get a pony for my birthday. twitter.com/jdub/status/11…

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Michael Daley really is a Backpfeifengesicht isn’t he.

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Isn’t Scott Morrison a classy act, going in for a speech before Daley has given his concession speech.

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Well we knew this. The really fun question is how much of the balance of power he’ll hold. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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danilemess Press pack waiting for Labor Leader Michael Daley to make concession speech @dailytelegraph pic.twitter.com/buLVgVjeYJ

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danilemess Michael Daley’s team have confirmed the Labor Leader has conceded defeat in the 2019 state election @dailytelegraph

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lapuntadelfin If you need an insight into why our politics is broken consider the gene pool that produces the TV noddies behind the candidates

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@_midofo_ @mattjhatton Informal votes (including blanks) can run as high as 9% in upper house ballots, so it’s not unheard of by any means.

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@mattjhatton @_midofo_ I would be up for that. And Blank Ballot Papers does seem to have almost gotten a quota at t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NA

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@_midofo_ @mattjhatton Around 5%. There’s 21 seats up for grabs so the quota is “typically around 4.55%”. parliament.nsw.gov.au/about/Pages/Th…

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hughriminton Not a night for the true believers - a Labor stalwart at Coogee Bay Hotel, waiting for the arrival of ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mC

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@smidgey @jdub Fair point. And when you’re on TV you can’t take all the calls and messages to see what side you’re on.

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jdub Labor folk talking about how much Daley’s comments screwed them but still standing by him as leader. 🙄🙄🙄

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The next fun thing to watch is “Legislative Council Statewide Summary: 1 Above The Line Group Votes - Initial Count..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pG

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glengyron Daley to pick up the second Latho quota in the upper house? Save tweet for six months from now when he’s drafted in.

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@techoglot Mate, we’re speaking English, not Latin. Get. A. Grip.

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The Shooters Fishers & Farmers Party will never be defeated. pic.twitter.com/34xP9Xzbcm

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Burney has been very good tonight, picking up her state member’s over-optimism, and congratulating opponents. Plus..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…H2

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The plural of “stadium” is “stadiums”.

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PatrickWilliams Congrats on the one pic.twitter.com/P7zgpV8aki

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@timpoliti @paulkidd @djmer1 Oh I called it as a Latham balance of power ages ago.

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Good to see that @Dom_Perrottet has taken his meds and loosened his sphincters.

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Prufrockery @equityliberty Federal Libs are crazy not to give Trent Zimmerman more prominence. I may not agree with his politic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…e0

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@twiddlekins Don’t forget the fish. (Yeah, they’ve done very well. Some lessons to be learned there.)

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Thai elections tomorrow (Sunday) so that should be fun.

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@djmer1 Latham is certain to get a spot. One Nation is at 7.7% of the primary vote, and the quota is about 5%. This was predicted weeks ago.

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adbunn Last September the Coalition had the Riverina covered, now Albury could be its only seat with Wagga having gone ind..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UV

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HarrietTatham Graphics is my thing now. twitter.com/abcsydney/stat…

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SBSitalian Secondo @AntonyGreenABC i liberali avrebbero vinto in NSW

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MatthewBevan Alan Jones: “You need a photo ID card to rent a video but not to vote? It’s ridiculous!”

Very up-to-date reference there AJ

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@mediahunter It’s looking like it at this stage, but I’m not willing to call it yet. :)

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@RealNickHodge That was all good. Stop being paranoid.

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The big winner from the NSW election is Scott Morrison, who now won’t be rolled before the federal election.

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This is probably a parody account, but a fun comment nonetheless. twitter.com/TeamTAbbott/st…

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Look this is a radical proposal but not unreasonable. twitter.com/SamBradshaw91/…

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Antony has called it. Berejiklian government to continue. Now to see whether it’s still going to be a majority government.

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@matt_steadman I haven’t done election coverage since analog days, and it was radio, but it’s generally the prep-and-check times.

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@matt_steadman IIRC the path is NSWEC -> ABC server -> Antony’s modelling -> split for platforms -> [separate prepa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BU

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@matt_steadman TV needs motion graphics, and you want them under TV control. If I were producer of either, though,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aF

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@elcroochio The one with the greater number of seats allocated? :) Sorry, I have no idea, that’s a guess.

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@tudorgrrrl Postal votes aren’t lining up with expectations from last time, but more importantly this is, according..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xu

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@elcroochio They’re both accurate, just one will have more of a time delay than the other.

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@saintcolb Hah! Ignore the blue tick, because I’m an arsehat. But I know Antony Green personally and have been an A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aL

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@tudorgrrrl Counts are coming in very slow from NSWEC, but it’s looking like Coalition back in but probably a minor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cf

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verbaliza .@AntonyGreenABC says this is the slowest count he’s ever seen

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Because they’re two different data pathways. twitter.com/saintcolb/stat…

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CSWherrett Overhead in the ballot room: “As long as there’s nobody called ‘Tranny Destroyer’ on the Heathcote electors roll -..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cb

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Strathfield is a Labor RETAIN, we’re being told. Interesting.

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MichaelWestBiz Looks like Alan Jones may get back into power in NSW

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@SnarkyPlatypus I think you might get your wish tonight.

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joshgnosis The bottleshops in Sydney will shut before this election is called.

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@karenweeks1969 @Dom_Perrottet @abcnews He will know about the feedback. But you’re right, he’s really toned it down now, yes.

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_jbradley Antony sounds like he thinks the votes are all haunted and he would very much like an exorcist to take a look at the entire state.

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@Tim_Coronel I need to do a field trip there, I think.

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I was just reminded of the existence of this tweet and now I am smiling again. twitter.com/AntonyGreenABC…

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@kevinperry @7NewsSydney That doesn’t answer the question, though. What’s the rush? What’s the benefit of results s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…i1

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I don’t think this woman wants to be here. Also, is there anyone not white and over 65 in this electorate? pic.twitter.com/7YSBGYaT3r

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glengyron I feel like we’ve let Antony Green down.

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@glengyron @abcnews That’s true. Though at least Seven has decided to run a well-balanced panel.

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Good advice at any time, to be honest. twitter.com/cjjosh/status/…

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@abcnews On that, @AntonyGreenABC just said the results are coming in a lot more slowly than usual.

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Loving* the people complaining about the lack of results being reported on @abcnews, as if they can report results..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jA

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jurassic_snark_ With 1% counted, the Coalition have 11 seats to Labor’s 4. So the predicted result is that the Coalition will have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OS

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jurassic_snark_ I am deeply sorry to all the people of Dubbo. Not for the election result, just in general.

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joshgnosis I guess we need a new definition for Streisand Effect.

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Jak_Haines First cock and balls of the night! pic.twitter.com/CGUw4qdko8

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@joannejacobs Well that was 11 minutes ago, which is a long time in television.

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PixelGuff This man is a hero. He saw the wall of death coming towards Pompeii and thought “Fuck it, I’ve just got time to ban..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jg

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@joannejacobs I’m willing to give him the benefit of the doubt at this stage. Because as you know I’m never judgemental.

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There’s a solid consensus on that @Dom_Perrottet on the @abcnews coverage needs to stop campaigning (beca..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…df

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johnb78 MT 🔒 I support fixed terms for NSW politicians - 4 years in parliament and then 4 years in prison

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To be fair, this is Alan Jones’ default setting. twitter.com/AnthonyCole68/…

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@jdub Or as it’s usually called, the foyer.

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@natecochrane Mind you, it’s next-level stupidity to get all the way through an induction process and start working..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…K3

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@natecochrane Neither. “Just” dumbness. And nowhere like the “major security breach” that the Daily Mail would have..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pv

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I have stolen a bottle of wine from @R_Chirgwin.

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@PollHereford @naamanzhou Some people do close an eye at certain points of eating.

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Somehow I have managed to avoid “accidentally started working for the Electoral Commission”, but maybe that’s just..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PU

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@naamanzhou Not a single sausage? Not a one? I am horrified.

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“My colleague @naamanzhou has spent the day out on the hustings gorging himself on processed meats and feeling the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fl

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AntonyGreenABC All set to go. pic.twitter.com/siPjlBOqQG

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TeachingSana spare me. the only people debating “Does Australia still have a serious racism problem?” are currently sipping char..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6G

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Sat plan, remainder: 1800 AEDT watch @AntonyGreenABC do his party tricks on TV until we have a result or as long as..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jz

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samanthamaiden WELCOME TO TODAYS EPISODE OF EXTREME PENDANT’S CORNER

I have seen this messed up so many times by journalists thi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jX

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sarahclazarus imagine being mueller and getting home today and taking off your bra

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I don’t think I can be bothered going to get alcohol.

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Inadequate nap was inadequate.

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ArrestJK NZ: We’ll ban guns.
USA: You’ll be unprotected.
NZ: unprotected from who?
USA: People with guns.
NZ: Let us explain..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UW

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emrazz Guys I found the worst take on the internet twitter.com/capnmaga/statu…

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paulwiggins No it hasn’t. Next. twitter.com/Tim_Beshara/st…

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Sat plan, confirmed: Sloth (still in progress, including an imminent nap); brief errand to fetch alcohol and other..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fr

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kcarruthers This is perfect. pic.twitter.com/4HJEb5lOP4

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@LMplusG @edbott “Streisand, 76, made the strange comments to British newspaper The Times in a piece out Friday,” s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UH

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edbott Oh lordy. twitter.com/NYDailyNews/st…

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I do wish Americans wouldn’t pronounce “Moscow” to rhyme with “cow”. Also, “eye-RACK”.

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brexitcountdow1 Brexit is 501 hours away.

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@bigbadave @TimWattsMP @AndrewColley Both respond to feedback / reports / complaints. Something something volume of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dZ

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@jonkudelka Also, today’s @roweafr has one of the best caricatures of Alan Jones in history. pic.twitter.com/kCcUzqJe7y

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This prediction by @jonkudelka is going to be it. Mark Latham and the Shooters & Cat Stranglers to hold balance of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sp

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@TimWattsMP @AndrewColley I’m definitely wanting to return to this topic another time. I’m not a free speech maxima..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…is

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@TimWattsMP @AndrewColley Nice try. :) There’s been open video streaming services for more than a decade, and Faceb..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g4

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erstkate Is it wrong to be sexually aroused by all the sausages in bread?

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@TimWattsMP @AndrewColley I’m seriously not sure that “OMFG anyone can stream video! Even people we don’t like!” is..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…38

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@TimWattsMP @AndrewColley This is sounding phenomenally authoritarian. Lists of acceptable media practitioners? Goo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uH

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@TimWattsMP @AndrewColley How would “verification” help? Verified against what?

(Also, only the original stream wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…h2

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This week’s @onthemedia focuses on “the tension between reporting on the shooter’s motivations and not amplifying h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rl

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drzax This just gives me so much confidence around assurances that and the electoral commission are up to the task..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XE

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expectproblems My friend works at a hotel. She just got this as a formal request from someone who’d booked one of the rooms. pic.twitter.com/4bmRzy4Ut6

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I am really quite enamoured of the way the US conducts foreign relations these days. twitter.com/ArmsControlWon…

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blairmcdougall Seen a few people talking about how the revoke petition is compromised because someone signed it from Kyrgyzstan. T..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KU

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@jdub I am feeling this too. I feel sad and lonely now.

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Sat plan, draft: I have already committed democracy during the week. Today will consist of further sloth, a brief e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yo

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@jpwarren Yes, well, these things just happen sometimes.

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This looks like an adequate day for democracy. Thank you, @CARROT_app. pic.twitter.com/eewHIcTUv9

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LettersOfNote Uri Geller heroically blocking Brexit at the 11th hour using telepathy is the ending we need and deserve twitter.com/jewishtelegrap…

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Saturday. Kerosene will help. Saturday.

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