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Sat Jun 6, 2020, 01:34 AM

On Some Things, Americans Can Agree.

'George Floyd’s killing was brutal. Good cops are needed. And Trump hurt himself badly this week.

There’s so much to say but my mind keeps going back to New Year’s Eve, when we watched the ball come down and knew the story of 2020 was the presidential election and whatever stray harassments history throws our way. No one that night guessed—no one could have guessed—that in the next few months we’d have a world-wide pandemic, an economic catastrophe and fighting in the streets. The point is not that life is surprise or history turns on a dime, it’s that we’ve been battered. We’ve been through a lot. And with economic and cultural indexes down, with the world turned darker and more predatory, we will go through more....'

https://www.wsj.com/articles/on-some-things-americans-can-agree-11591313189

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Sat Jun 6, 2020, 01:53 AM

1. OMG, the Dolphin Lady! (nt)

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Sat Jun 6, 2020, 02:18 AM

2. "no one could have guessed"

I think a lot of people could, and did. More would have, too, but, you know... Trump cut their funding.

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