Brian Beutler

Brian Beutler


@crookedmedia, https://t.co/xJx0PXaLvM Editor in Chief. Politics. Podcasts. Crocs are good now.

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Who's right, Mike Johnson, or Steve Cohen? The Times will only say they live in competing realities. (Steve Cohen is correct.)

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@desiderioDC  Apol@joshtpmogies  for wording poorly, I meant as a matter of political significance. Huge boon to Democrats or whatever. Which, to be clear, I don't really think it was.

I get it: it's uncomfortable for reporters who fear bias accusations and must be able to build sources bases in both parties to just say it when one party is being dishonest and the other is not.

There is no alternate factual universe in which they are protecting someone innocent.

If journalists can't find the words to convey what's happening in the impeachment, they should find new lines of work. If outlets won't allow their reporters to convey it faithfully, they should get out of the news business.

@JamesFallows  It took years of screaming to (mostly) free climate change from the indefensible strictures of national-political journalism. So things can get better, slowly. I fear the impeachment won't last long enough for these criticisms to have any impact.

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Hi, the president is engaging in a murder coverup to protect cash flows to his private businesses.

So, what he’s saying–hear me out–is that not standing up during a ceremonial event is one way to protest something unrelated to the event...

Lindsey Graham just falsely told a bunch of reporters that Democrats are never subjected to accusations of sexual misconduct, and warned them that if Kavanaugh fails, Republicans will gin up false accusations against future Democratic nominees to even the score. Wow.

@RealCandaceO  deleted this tweet. Don't let all the conservatives who spread this dreck memory hole what they did.

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Regular reminder that the entire election turned on fake anger that Clinton had mishandled unmarked material at low-level classification.

It's wildly irresponsible of cable nets to just carry raw footage of Trump rambling slander for 20 minutes, even if they try valiantly afterward to correct the lies. He wants to inject lies into the discourse, but there's no reason to do it for him.

Brian Kemp is a true villain. Years from now, his supporters on the right–pretending not to see all this, but quietly hoping it works–will lie about where they stood and claim to have opposed him when it mattered.

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Remember when Barack Obama won the presidency in a landslide, then won reelection by a healthy margin, and conservatives disagreed with the direction he tried to take the country, but they all withheld criticism, because, you know, love it or leave it?

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