A couple of years ago, BuzzFeed asked a former White House official to explain the logic behind some bizarre Trump action. The official responded with one of the master quotes of the Trump era. President Trump, the official said, is not playing “the sort of three-dimensional chess people ascribe to decisions like this. More often than not he’s just eating the pieces.”
Thrilled to inform you that I am now engaged to the Alison Brie comment. We will be married in June with 10 to 20 of our close friends, swaying 1.5 metres apart on the open air dance floor
I mean, they asked? 🙃
Okay. Who else feels like this has been a mitigated disaster? Totally checking my privilege rn, but I’ve definitely found some positives amid the crushing boredom, overwork, lack of physical contact, and fear of friends’/family’s wellbeing.
I’ve had to sit with some uncomfortable issues, face up to them. And deal with bad habits, make new ones. I hope I hang onto a little of this new perspective. Anyone else have a nuanced experience of all this?
My dog (I have a dog now...loooong story) is snoring next to my desk. Cos she is also BORED.
I need this. We ALL need this ⚡️
I mean, what to wear amirite?
So another member of my extended family in the UK has been hospitalised. This one, a healthcare worker, young and fit. Still ended up with covid-linked pneumonia. It’s a bastard of a thing. Proud of us all for doing our best to stay home. It’s worth it. Of course the NHS investing in actual PPE for its workers would’ve been fucking nice, too.
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