Spring Break in Florida: A Dangerous Pandemic Coda?

Brent Orrell on picking up a tan and maybe the new coronavirus variant.

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Spring Break in Florida: A Dangerous Pandemic Coda?

BRENT ORRELL: Picking up a tan and maybe the new coronavirus variant.

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🎧 On the Pods… 🎧

Tim Miller on Cats, Dogs, and Tucker Carlson

On today’s Bulwark podcast, Tim Miller joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about the vaccine rollout, Tucker Carlson’s schtick, the Ohio Senate race, Andrew Cuomo, and cats and dogs.

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ATMA: 'Raya and the Last Dragon' Reviewed! 🔓

Plus: What's going on with theaters in DC, NYC, and elsewhere?

ATMA: Oscar Snubs and Surprises! 🔐

Sonny and Alyssa are joined by special guest host Alan Zilberman (Washington City Paper), sitting in for Peter, to talk about the Oscars.

MORNING SYKES: Ron Johnson's Very Fine People 🔓

CHARLIE SYKES on Vaccine denialism.

THE TRIAD: What Is a "Republican"? 🔓

JONATHAN V. LAST: If it doesn't look like a duck and it doesn't quack like a duck…

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Main Street Is Not an Idea

ADDISON DEL MASTRO: Conservatives must not turn localism into an ideology.

Don’t Debate Immigration on Trump’s Terms

BRIAN KAREM: They distort the moral and political realities of the issue.


Me You Madness. I have a sneaking suspicion that former Treasury Secretary Stephen Mnuchin let his wife, Louise Linton, pursue this passion project so she wouldn’t do any more damaging things that hurt his ability to do his job.

Click on that tweet and read the whole thread. Or, if you’re brave, watch the trailer. It’s absolutely wild.

You must have one trick for the baby. It’s the rules and I don’t make them.


Yeah, that’s pretty savagely racist.

What the Rest of America Can Learn From My Experience Being Black in Trumpland… In Politico, Isaac Bailey has this must read. It’s a powerful item:

Trump supporters and their sympathizers are right: This is their America. But make no mistake, this is our America, too. We don’t have to apologize to anyone for wanting to shape it in our image as much as they want it to remain in theirs. Before January 6, I didn’t fully understand the importance of making that clear. I won’t forget again. And I won’t allow my kids to forget, either.

Read the whole thing.

That’s it for me for today. Questions, comments, concerns? Drop me a line: swift@thebulwark.com.