Yes what gifts have you given your editors, people?!?!?
Jk jk the pleasure of doing high-quality journalism with you is gift enough.
But, if you're feeling generous, please gift me a few serial commas in your file.
Really, though, what do you get for the authoritarian who has everything?

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21 Nov
While we're at it, I would like to tweet about two recent NYT pieces on Trump's marginal gains among non-white/people of color/working-class immigrants.
Taking them in chronological order, I appreciated this piece from @jbouie, who can always be counted on for a thoughtful entry.…
First, Bouie's contextualizing of these marginal gains are invaluable. I don't think left/liberals need to be in freakout mode. Also, he offers a plausible explanation of what happened. People know who runs the government and they understand what benefits them.
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Quitting Coca-Cola is the second hardest thing I've ever done.
Back in the before times, when I would to to a movie, I'd get a popcorn and an $11 bottle of water and stare wistfully at the fountain Cherry Coke for a few minutes before going into the theater.
I quit soda twice. After the first time quitting cold turkey, I thought I could allow myself a Coke now and then.

Before I knew it, it was like, 'Welp it's 9:30 a.m. — guess I can have my first of six Cokes today!'
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Pretty gross that @maggieNYT shared this extremely garbage Free Beacon hatchet job on the Quincy Institute.

Let's go thru a few of the bullshit points in here!

A long thread!
The article mentions Koch in the hed ("New Koch Group Dogged by Charges of Anti-Semitism") and mentions in passing that the group is also funded by Soros, then has this whopper:
Like, I dunno, but maybe it's scurrilous to suggest that one of "the organization’s financial backers" who happens to be a Holocaust survivor is actually an anti-Semitic, Lindbergh-style America Firster. Maybe just me.

Next point...
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30 Mar 18
Super proud of all the work at @theintercept on Noor Salman's trial.

What follows are links to some of our work on the case over the past several weeks.
.@ggreenwald and @MazMHussain wrote early on about questions regarding the purported motive of attacking an LGBTQ community.…
Then @ggreenwald and @MazMHussain wrote a couple weeks later on huge holes in the prosecutors' case against Salman.…
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