This week on the Leftorium, we’re pretending we meant for this to go up on Valentine’s Day and not yesterday as usual. Be cool. Look at all the pretty roses we got for you!
In keeping with the theme, try to imagine valentine’s day specific leftist content down here:
In the News this week:
The Olympics are taking place this week in Pyeongchang, with North Korea competing and taking the opportunity to further talks with South Korea and there have been some takes. Boy have there been takes. What are some of yours?
Kirsten Gillibrand has announced that she will no longer take donations from corporate PACs. A step in the right direction but is it enough? Can she be taken at face value?
I will no longer accept donations from corporate PACs, and I wanted to share why I’ve made that decision. I hope you’ll join me in doing everything we can to fight to reform our broken campaign finance system. pic.twitter.com/v2oWvEiUCe
— Kirsten Gillibrand (@SenGillibrand) February 13, 2018
Megan McArdle Fails Up.
Congratulations to Megan McArdle and @PostOpinions for creating more space for vital arguments like "It's good that scores of poor people died in a fire" pic.twitter.com/ndrxAn69Rf
— Tom Scocca (@tomscocca) February 13, 2018
NYT Hires (and then fires) a Nazi-Sympathizer
I can’t believe people are going after Quinn Norton by digging up her old Nazi-sympathizing tweets from…
…three hours ago. pic.twitter.com/SUpFkppmdF
— Delete Your Account (@deleteuracct) February 13, 2018
The Leftorium Playlist is here finally to offend the tastes of the bourgeoisie.
Make suggestions for additions to Merve in the comments.
What else is going on in your pocket of the world?