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"Kanye West is not Picasso"

Hat tip to Michael Maeillo for this. Note that Cohen wrote it in 2015:

“Kanye West Is Not Picasso” by Leonard Cohen, from Cohen’s new book ‘The Flame.’ pic.twitter.com/w5lUfkjdYv

— S H I R E S’ $Hit Show (@amandashires) October 11, 2018

"Avenattism"

Avenattism is spreading in the Democratic Party https://t.co/XeEJF35ujR

— Blake Hounshell (powered by blockchain) (@blakehounshell) October 10, 2018

to which NYTimes reporter pleads

Stop making that a word please https://t.co/Ipk1AtRaWO

SNL, SARAH PALIN, KANYE/YE

 

The fire in your heart is out, Sarah. All the roads you have to walk are winding .... https://t.co/nVoNXll2Ye

— Jerry Saltz (@jerrysaltz) October 1, 2018

McCain's "Farewell Address" Applies Right Now

It was a passionate tirade against not following traditional Senate rules. He was speaking to his colleagues more than anyone else and trying to warn them that the way things were going they were ruining the Senate and probably the country and they would not be proud of it at the end of their lives. That they are not the House and they have special responsibilities. Exactly against the type of thing McConnell et. al. are doing now to ram the Kavanaugh hearing and vote through. And what they were doing then trying to pass a half-assed mess of a bill without following rules and working with those across the aisle. I wonder if supposed dear friends like Jeff Flake and Lindsay Graham are going to betray him and make him roll over in his grave by going along with McConnell's ram- it-through-plan for the Kavanaugh hearing without a murmur? I wish some reporters would bring that up with them, try to nudge their consciences.

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