My Dog Would Also Like You To Know That I Wasn't Using My Yoga Blanket Enough, And That Is Why She Destroyed It
This is a bit “digital canine ate my homework” but my robot butler (as I refer to Alexa on all of my home electronics because I just want to feel something) didn’t wake me up this morning and now I am an hour and a half behind, so consider this a sprint through the online hellscape!
Yes, I read this headline eight times before clicking through: Russia Halts WWII Peace Talks With Japan Over Ukraine Stance (Bloomberg)
I feel like a personal newsletter cliche of mine is when I start bullets with a “as someone who’s blah blah blah” but… as someone who’s spent a lot of time in the healthcare system AND spends a lot of time on the internet, communication via Google Translate does NOT inspire confidence. It also makes me wonder if they bill that to insurance: Doctors often turn to Google Translate to talk to patients. They want a better option (STAT)
Feel like screaming today? Here ya go, read up on the problematic political activities of the spouse of a sitting Supreme Court justice weeeeeeee: The Supreme Court has a Clarence Thomas (and Ginni Thomas) problem (NBC News)
I’M SORRY, WHAT?!?!: Kid Rock says Donald Trump sought his advice on North Korea and Islamic State (The Guardian) But also… that tracks.
And finally, he’s just so damned unlikable it hurts: Ted Cruz’s Latest Troll? Turning His Campaign Into a Super PAC (The Daily Beast) And thank you Friend of the Missive Laura for sharing this gem of a tweet:
Be good to each other, ok?