Miriam Elder

Miriam Elder


Covering Trump 2020 for BuzzFeed News miriam.elder@buzzfeed.com

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Something we don’t talk about enough is the mediocrity. Maybe people aren’t debating you not because they are “scared” but because you are banal and boring and they have better things to do with their time?

Current status: annoyed by absolutely everything

Please tell me what movie to watch. I’m having a big documentaries about cults moment but worry I have watched them all (but maybe not? Is there one you like?) Please help

What threats to free speech actually look like, and how Trump is making it worse, by @benyt :

Oliver Stone thinks Putin has been in power for 20 years not because he subverted democratic norms and stifles dissent but because he reads

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@juliaioffe  How I Canceled My Tweet After The Woke Mob Tried To Cancel Me For Canceling My Friend (Who Is Now My Ex-Friend Because The Woke Mob Canceled Friendship)

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New York turned out for a violin vigil for Elijah McClain at Washington Square Park tonight (and every person I saw was wearing a mask)

Oh just an average day on the NY subway

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Omg… Yovanovitch says she was told that as she was being recalled, Pompeo would try to find out what was going on by…. calling Sean Hannity

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Yovanovitch ends her testimony to applause from the public

The FBI was warned about a school shooting threat from Nikolas Cruz almost five months ago

Joe diGenova out here saying Giuliani and Toensing canceled their trip to Kyiv because the US embassy threatened to block their visas but Americans don’t need visas to visit Ukraine

Ran into @IlhanMN  on the Hill and asked if I could ask her about the Armenia genocide vote and statement and her answer was “you may not.”

Omg, a Treasury Dept spox has confirmed to that the new Russian “oligarch list” was taken from a Forbes ranking

Gutting story about a woman who raised six kids on her own and survived breast cancer, and died of the coronavirus. “She was a supermom, you know?” by @kadiagoba 

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