oh and just in case anyone did not see the following on twitter
On a somewhat related topic, Nobody Speaks is a documentary made about this trial and I had the chance to see it at a local film festival. It just got picked up by Netflix and will be on there sometime this summer. It is incredibly interesting, I 100% recommend it.
This, if anything. It shouldn’t have happened.
I missed it in the beginning, but Fusion and the Root, and even Gizmodo have done well filling the gap.
I think in the end the residual feelings aren’t as much about Gawker itself as it is about the press being shut down by a vengeful douchebag with money.
Am I the only one not particularly sad about Gawker?
The funniest part of this is that the GOP and Dems actually agreed on a budget, for the first time in nearly 6 years. The only one calling for a government shutdown is Trump, who doesn’t actually have any say in the budget...
Yeah, I remember the time they shut down the government just before a vacation...until they got to the airport and realized they couldn’t board their planes without any TSA agents to process them first. Oops!
I love this game!
1. Not completed. Started, probably. Then abandoned. At great cost to taxpayers, but profit for Trump and/or Trump’s friends.
Yup for republicans the buck stops way over there!
Yes, the Democrats ate Trump’s homework on this one for sure.
$1 billion? Huuuuuuh?!
NO! She said “Good news roundup” and then clarified with “Not terrible news”
Like Marine le Pen, Ivanka is just a better packaged version of her father. Don’t doubt for a moment than she’s the same damn thing.
Or rather, that’s what her tone-deaf, fictional story implies.
Guilted? Imagine Daddy Dearest, looming in the background, and the steady realization of how replaceable you are if it gets back to him “somehow” that you won’t buy his entrepreneurial little twits’ garbage drinks?
“As good fortune would have it, we had a bodyguard that summer,” she writes. They persuaded their bodyguard to buy lemonade, and then their driver, and then the maids, who “dug deep for their spare change.” The lesson, she says, is that the kids “made the best of a bad situation.”