Darlings! I guess a sportsball game happened last night and my adopted town’s team lost to a city that POTUS mis-stated and there was someone outside my apartment window revving their engine angrily which is the only way I knew that the match was complete because I instead was playing Kesha on guitar and prepping for the week.
You’ve likely noticed, The Missive has migrated! And if you’re reading this email, it means it didn’t get sent to your spam and/or promotions, so that’s great! And if you’re not reading it… well… let’s hope a friend sends it to you or you click it on Twitter or I dunno… something else? Whatever: if you’re reading this, you’re OG and awesome.
Today: Iowa caucuses! And since she’s back in Washington waiting for the GOP to acquit Trump without calling witnesses or, you know, having an actual trial, Elizabeth Warren’s dog Bailey is on the campaign trail for her and I love it so much.
After Trump did a press event in the Oval Office with a faked weather map, internal emails procured via FOIA by BuzzFeed show National Weather Service / NOAA staff freaking TF out. And rightfully so! THIS IS FINE.
This is good social media, friends: doctors are using Tik Tok to dispel medical myths and encourage healthy habits. Though I’m not too enthused about the platform being used to shame bad patient behavior… so keep it educational, docs! Paging friend of the Missive Dr. Haley, I would watch the crap out of your Tik Toks.
In other social media news (checks notes) wait, Dubsmash is a thing again?
Hey, want a SUPER cheap flight from New York to Hong Kong? You can get them! With the teeny caveat that you have to have a layover where the scary virus is the scariest.
And finally, this was the only sportsball ad worth sharing, because Rachel Dratch and Captain America and a sentient sedan. Rachel saying “This is a ghost car” is my new religion.
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