FYI, for you and other commenters: Definitively telling someone you don’t know and have never met that they are “passing” based on a profile picture is an awfully big assumption and an awfully easy way to get your ass blocked.
This is entirely reasonable, and you’re not the first person to express this sentiment during this series. In A Perfect Kinja World, there’d be a way to bookmark your spot in the piece.
Thanks for keeping up with the series. And you’ll hear no argument from me, Diana is the best.
And, on cue, Brian Williams apologizes for Beto’s “fucking” slip-up.
I didn’t catch much of the rest of his concession speech, but Beto just said “fucking” live on MSNBC. Still punk, baby.
It’s still a little too early to call it, but it’s sure looking like Michigan is going to wake up on Wednesday as one of the Chill States—Proposal 1, the state’s push to legalize recreational marijuana, is up by 15 percent with 59 percent of votes counted. Hell yeah.
There it is.
Per the Times, North Dakota voters decided they did not want to legalize recreational marijuana and downed Measure 3. It pains me to inform you that North Dakota is now, objectively, Not Chill.
Keeping with the amendment beat: North Carolina voters did well to prevent the GOP-dominated state legislature from stealing appointment powers from the governor, but they shit the bed on the three remaining options. North Carolinians voted that fellow citizens should be required to have an ID to vote; that income tax…
Welp, Alabama passed both of its awful amendments tonight: Amendment 1 allowed for the Ten Commandments to be displayed in schools and on public policy, while Amendment 2 made it state policy that Alabama will “recognize and support the sanctity of unborn life and the rights of unborn children.” According to the NYT,…
Some good and bad news out of Louisiana. First, the bad: Steve Scalise is heading back to the U.S. House and Amendment 1, which adds a five-year buffer between felons completing their sentence and running for public office, passed. On the good end: Amendment 2, which brought Louisiana into the 21st Century and…
A couple updates on Florida’s 12 (12!!) amendments: In addition to granting voting rights back to over a million citizens with felonies on their record, Floridians have voted to ban offshore drilling in state-owned waters (and also banned indoor vaping); they voted to increase the mandatory time between serving in…
Come the fuck on North Carolina.
Katherine, I think you mean Amazon Cuomo.
Extremely good cat+beer combo here.