Why offer higher wages when you can get more child labor?
— Scott Santens 🧢⬆️🏄♂️ (@scottsantens) October 24, 2021
Enough is enough. Protection of our democracy must be the highest priority in Washington—we can’t let a legislative loophole stand in the way.
It’s time to get rid of the filibuster, do our jobs, and pass the Freedom to Vote Act.
— Ro Khanna (@RoKhanna) October 22, 2021
President Biden convinced progressives it’s time to accept a lower price tag for the social safety net bill. But progressive and moderate Dems are still not in agreement on climate change provisions.
— Brianna Keilar (@brikeilarcnn) October 20, 2021
David Shor: “We have an election system that makes it basically impossible for Dems’ current coalition to ever wield legislative power. [Dems] need to get 54% of the popular vote – which we did not even accomplish this time – for multiple cycles in a row . . to really pass laws.” pic.twitter.com/rZTPuVYaWw
— Andrew Yang🧢⬆️🇺🇸 (@AndrewYang) October 18, 2021
Comedian Jon Stewart sounds a note of hope amid a divisive political landscape telling @jaketapper, “we still have time” to save US democracy.
He adds, however, that we are seeing, “unfortunately, the messiness of democracy is oftentimes one of its greatest weak points.” pic.twitter.com/nFYfJlOHhI
— CNN (@CNN) October 17, 2021
This is (apparently) really happening folks. For the first time in history, CEOs of Big Oil will testify to US Congress about their multi-decade disinformation campaign to mislead the public about the climate crisis. H/t @maxinejoselow for the scoop. 1/nhttps://t.co/5yDYn3Zxha
— Geoffrey Supran (@GeoffreySupran) October 13, 2021
.@PaulBegala nails it: “Pass the damn bills.” Biden’s agenda is popular with 90 percent in polarized times yet our infighting is getting the headlines. Enough. Time to come together. Let us follow @POTUS & deliver for the American people. https://t.co/pGuEve2wHJ
— Ro Khanna (@RoKhanna) October 12, 2021