Merriam Webster Twitter feed trolls Trump

If you don’t follow @MerriamWebster on Twitter, you’re only cheating yourself. Via Axios

The Merriam-Webster Twitter account has been trolling Trump since the primaries. Just this morning, the account tweeted, “The phrase ‘priming the pump’ dates to the early 19th century,” after Trump claimed to have thought of the phrase himself during an interview with the Economist.

Source: Here are the times the dictionary corrected Trump

Yates slaps Ted Cruz like the bitch he is.

Is there a bigger weasel in the United States Senate than Ted Cruz?

Weasel: Are you familiar with 8 U.S.C. Section 1182?

Yates: Not off the top of my head, no.

Weasel: Well, it is the binding statutory authority for the executive order that you refused to implement and that led to your termination so it certainly is a relevant and not terribly obscure statute.

Would you agree that that is broad statutory authorization?

Yates: I would, and I am familiar with that and I’m also familiar with an additional provision of the INA that says, ‘No person shall receive preference or be discriminated against in issuance of a VISA because of race, nationality or place of birth’,

That, I believe, was promulgated after the statute that you just quoted. And that’s been part of the discussion with the court with respect to the INA, is whether this more specific statute trumps the first one that you just described.

Lloyd Cole: Gen-X prophet

I loved it for the jangly guitars and the Eve Marie Saint references. Who knew Lloyd Cole was such a seer.

It took a lost weekend in a hotel in amsterdam
And double pneumonia in a single room
And the sickest joke was the price of the medicine
Are you laughing at me now may I please laugh along with you

Not sure of the last time I looked forward to a CBO score so much.