Well, unfortunately, that’s pretty much all we can offer those of you in Laura’s path right now. But sincerely!
Check in when you can, and let us know if (when) there’s something we can contribute…
Grew up in hurricane central, and I can't recall seeing the words "unsurvivable storm surge with large and destructive waves" in an NHC message. Just thinking about *15 to 20 feet* surge with penetration up to *40 miles* is chilling pic.twitter.com/Y96k5KjZ0V
— Adam Weinstein (@AdamWeinstein) August 27, 2020
I usually try to keep these early-morning open threads fairly upbeat, but there’s not much use in that today, is there?
"As I said after George Floyd's murder, protesting brutality is a right and absolutely necessary. But burning down communities is not protest, it's needless violence — violence that endangers lives, violence that guts businesses and shutters businesses that serve the community." https://t.co/nxjTIDT8us
— Christian Vanderbrouk (@UrbanAchievr) August 26, 2020
Interesting night to make this claim. https://t.co/4U6J8kgDdC
— Daniel W. Drezner (@dandrezner) August 27, 2020
This moment demands moral leadership. And these players answered by standing up, speaking out, and using their platform for good.
Now is not the time for silence. https://t.co/hF3dIb7Hde
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) August 27, 2020
Mystics players. Seven shots in the back. All WNBA games are canceled tonight. pic.twitter.com/mxrdbZ3Phj
— Matt Blitz (@WhyBlitz) August 26, 2020
I commend the players on the @Bucks for standing up for what they believe in, coaches like @DocRivers, and the @NBA and @WNBA for setting an example. It’s going to take all our institutions to stand up for our values. pic.twitter.com/rUGETgAt7P
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 27, 2020
Kenny Smith just walked out on NBA on TNT in support of the players' boycott pic.twitter.com/N4Ix6CPTLG
— Chris Montano (@gswchris) August 26, 2020
Okay, *one* good reason to keep plugging through today:
— chris evans (@notcapnamerica) August 26, 2020