Katherine Miller

Katherine Miller


Edit features + write about politics @BuzzFeedNews. I like to joke around. katherine.miller@buzzfeed.com

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Just in terms of the messaging, the lobster fisherman probably has given the most positive, policy-oriented (albeit a narrow one) case actually for Trump this week so far

Kayla Mueller's letter to her parents is worth reading

This is a weird program tonight in substance. Alice Johnson just gave a (great!) speech about criminal justice reform, 20 min after speeches about how activists "don't really really want better policing" and "don’t really care about making the justice system fairer."

“active military/vets make up about 12% of voters...that's a slightly higher proportion of the electorate than Hispanic voters (some of whom are/were part of the armed forces) & just a hair less than 18-29 year-olds (some of whom did or currently serve)”

This general sentiment (fine for right now, but never again) applies to at least 40% of activities during 2020

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"She had the temperament and the interest in elevating, cultivating, and molding young minds"

"'He's never been away from home before,' she says, 'and this...' she gestures generally at the incalculable everything of the current moment. She trails off without finishing the thought."

The weird pandemic summer is over. We're further from how things were, and not (knowingly, at least) closer to post-pandemic life. Here's my piece about looking for some big American ideas in this disappearing year...

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Does Donald Trump know what Abraham Lincoln did as president?

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News developments about who will pay for the wall feel a little like when everybody treats the Muppet characters like they're real

Confirmed: The charity on the new Darren Wilson GoFundMe page and the local police union share the same address

In FEC filings, Jack Dorsey is listed as maxing out to Tulsi Gabbard the day after the debate...

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"Time has melted." "I can't remember if that was two weeks or two years ago." The 2010s were really disorienting. Here's my piece on how TV, algorithms, our phones, Trump changed our sense of time.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Just Beat One Of The Most Powerful Democrats In Congress

These are consecutive sentences in the Sessions statement: "I have no idea what this allegation is about. It is false."

This is Scalia speaking at a commencement in 2010...

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