Wednesday Reads: Florida Man…Posted: March 31, 2021 | |
Oh wow. So there is a lot to touch on today….
Breaking NYT: Republican Matt Gaetz is being investigated by the Justice Department over whether he had a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old and paid for her to travel with him, according to three people briefed on the matter. https://t.co/igQ6n0Iuxn
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) March 30, 2021
Florida man inadvertently admits to felony for which he claims he’s being extorted.
— George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) March 31, 2021
This happened last night:
"I'm not the only person on screen right now who has been falsely accused of a terrible sex act. You were accused of something you did not do" — Matt Gaetz to Tucker Carlson pic.twitter.com/OmPXtAyHyb
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) March 31, 2021
“You and I went to dinner… I brought a friend of mine. You’ll remember her.” pic.twitter.com/eyV0o61vFZ
— southpaw (@nycsouthpaw) March 31, 2021
Did Matt Gaetz just say that Tucker Carlson and his wife are witnesses??
— Adam Rifkin 🐼 (@ifindkarma) March 31, 2021
Matt Gaetz could be the first congressman to leave office to spend more time with *someone else’s* kids.
— The Hoarse Whisperer (@TheRealHoarse) March 31, 2021
The more Matt Gaetz talks, the more Matt Gaetz confesses. https://t.co/Gmll9f1cd5
— Adam Rifkin 🐼 (@ifindkarma) March 31, 2021
Just a hunch: Greenberg flipped on Matt Gaetz. https://t.co/dTSzvJupCL
— julie k. brown (@jkbjournalist) March 30, 2021
Remember that time Gaetz was the only one who voted against the human trafficking bill?
— Angry Staffer (@Angry_Staffer) March 30, 2021
Why was Matt Gaetz the ONLY member of Congress to vote against a major anti-sex trafficking bill? pic.twitter.com/1dMTgXiH0b
— Grant Stern (@grantstern) March 31, 2021
BTW, that is Matt’s “adopted” son Nestor fidgeting in the background.
Some comments from that tweet:
whose pants is he wearing? pic.twitter.com/TErKM7LlDn
— Vivian **#ForThePeopleAct 🗳 💕🌈 ✨💕 (@vivian1212) March 31, 2021
— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) March 30, 2021
Oh Matt, this definitely is not going to age well. pic.twitter.com/gQTRIajJ6L
— Fred Guttenberg (@fred_guttenberg) March 31, 2021
Now some cartoons…
Cartoon: Hosed in Georgia
— The American Independent (@AmerIndependent) March 31, 2021
— Nick_Anderson_ (@Nick_Anderson_) March 31, 2021
In other news:
A federal judge has ruled that NDAs the Trump 2016 campaign required employees to sign is unenforceable, finding that the sweeping, boilerplate language of the NDAs was so vague that the agreement was invalid under New York contract law. @joshgerstein https://t.co/KqffbmlrkX
— Natasha Bertrand (@NatashaBertrand) March 31, 2021
Police arrested a man suspected of beating a 65-year-old Asian woman in NYC, stomping her head and saying: "You don't belong here."
The suspect faces assault and hate crime charges.
Anti-Asian hate crimes rose almost 150% in some cities in 2020, with 33 reported in NYC in 2021. pic.twitter.com/1tTwWLjIAd
— AJ+ (@ajplus) March 31, 2021
— Wonkette (@Wonkette) March 31, 2021
AS A WOMAN YOU SHOULD NEVER NOT TELL ANOTHER WOMAN IF YOU NOTICE THAt SHE HAS BLED THROUGH HER PANTS… YALL DIFFERENT THESE DAYS pic.twitter.com/iLsE5rsgWN
— Traay🤎 (@CallMeTraay_) March 30, 2021
“#DerekChauvin was the subject of at least 22 complaints or internal investigations during his more than 19 years at the department, only one of which resulted in discipline.”
— bettemidler (@BetteMidler) March 31, 2021
By my count, Jen Psaki today holding her 42nd formal WH Press Briefing, same number as predecessor Kayleigh McEnany held during 9 months as Press Secy.
Average length of Psaki briefings: 47 mins., compared to average 23 mins for McEnany.
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) March 30, 2021
"With three grown men on top of somebody, it appeared he was small and frail" — Nelson's mic drop moment at the end of this portion of Genevieve Clara Hansen's testimony is that she inaccurately described George Floyd during her initial interview pic.twitter.com/wB3y9wQL19
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) March 30, 2021
Killer Derek Chauvin’s idiot lawyer: Our minds are fallible, right?
Firefighter Genevieve Clara Hansen: Correct, so it’s a good thing it was recorded.
— Ricky Davila (@TheRickyDavila) March 30, 2021
They dont want vaccine passports, but want voter ID 🤷🏿♂️
— 🤫 📸 (@The_Silence_Pix) March 30, 2021
Happy Trans Day of Visibility!
This is not to be confused with Trans Day of Remembrance (Nov. 20th), which memorializes trans and non-binary people whose murders were motivated by transphobia.
Instead, today is for celebration and visibility of our community!#TDOV
— Charlotte Clymer 🏳️🌈 (@cmclymer) March 31, 2021
Let’s see what happens today!