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Urban Planner. Sports appreciator. Cold weather apologist. Cookie enthusiast. State capacity booster. We should improve society somewhat.
Dec 29, 2022 7 tweets 5 min read
Alright, it's time for my annual rundown of the year's worst tweets. A bunch of people do similar lists these days, as far as I'm concerned, the more the merrier.

For reference, here's my compilation from last year: So to start, I want to celebrate the contributions of former USMC officer, UN weapons inspector, convicted sex offender, and RT correspondent Scott Ritter.

Before being banned, nobody was more confidently wrong about the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

Hard to pick just four, but:
Dec 27, 2022 5 tweets 2 min read
The Minnesota Supreme Court was extremely stupid to open the door to assessing comprehensive plans based on their "full build-out," seemingly not understanding that a zoning envelope provides for flexibility and does not prescribe maximum use.

However— —the Appellate Court decision today is correct to notice that the District Court order enjoining the Minneapolis 2040 plan and reinstating the previous comprehensive plan did not make any attempt to verify that the prior plan was better for the environment (it was not).