Charlotte Alter

Charlotte Alter


National Correspondent @Time | Alter Family Politics @radioandy | working on book abt millennials in politics for @viking | clips at https://t.co/2b1rfjltHh

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Re: Trump's attacks on the debate moderator on Thursday. Yesterday@brianstelter  and I talked about how Trump attacks everyone, but he saves his nastiest attacks for women, and particularly for women journalists

Thanks to the Covid-19 Baby Bust, the US fertility rate is the lowest its been since 1985... and by 2034, senior citizens will outnumber Americans under 18. Read@edockterman  on what that means for American society

Smart piece on why signs do actually matter, especially in rural areas

As a lifelong devoted maximalist who has never been able to hack it at minimalism, let me just say: it's about damn time. Your spare white minimalism is boring AF.

"going to Ikea" and "mastering Marie Kondo" is not the same thing as having taste. Thanks for coming to my Ted Talk.

Thirteen days until a presidential election and I'm still getting pitches from pet companies about their products... like... read the room Janice

In a statement about the 545 immigrant children who are still separated from their parents, Biden condemns an Admin that "ripped babies from their mother’s arms," and calls it "an outrage, a moral failing, and a stain on our national character"

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Biden, in an embarrassing senior moment, recites the divergent biological methods of two possible vaccines (molecular structure versus immune system enhancement) and also details the chemical specifics how they have to be stored and transported. Awkward!

Biden: "Guys like me, the first in my family to go to college... we are as good as anybody else, and guys like Trump, who inherited everything and squandered what they inherited, are the people I've always had a problem with"

Immigrant kids were tied to chairs with bags over their head as punishment for misbehaving in custody. Some peed themselves while tied to the chairs. This is how our country treats immigrant children.

I have spent the last three days speaking to almost every person I've seen on the streets in Kenosha and Racine and folks... I hate to break it to you... but nobody gives a shit about any of the scandals you're tweeting about

To all the young people who are at bars and restaurants right now: go. the. fuck. home. Ask yourself: is your night of fun worth another person's life? If you, seemingly healthy, transferred this to an older person and they died... would you ever forgive yourself?

Warren on how gender played out in this race: "You know that is the trap question for every woman. If you say, yea there was sexism in this race, everyone says ‘whiner,’ and if you say ‘no, there was no sexism,’ about a bazillion women think ‘what planet do you live on?"

After every question Biden looks at the person asking it and says "I hope I answered your question" #BidenTownHall 

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