Atlantic staff writer Tom Nichols, author Christopher Cook and CNN anchor Jake Tapper are all having bad days.
- But who’s having the worst day on Twitter?
HAVING A BAD ONE
NICHOLS: The media pundit and erstwhile Lincoln Project adviser was roundly criticized for chastising workers concerned about rising costs and lamenting that Americans aren’t more worried about shadowy threats to democracy.
it’s a midterm year and the party in power typically loses seats and people are more concerned right now about crime, inflation, the economy. Dismissing people’s real concerns isn’t a way to win them over. https://t.co/C5A6bo2noA
— andrew kaczynski (@KFILE) October 22, 2022
COOK: The progressive writer went viral for dismissing conservatives who criticized the city of San Francisco’s million-dollar plan to build a single public toilet. California’s Democratic governor, Gavin Newsom, said over the weekend the state would be withholding funding from the city until “San Francisco delivers a plan to use this public money more efficiently.”
This tweet should be preserved in a museum pic.twitter.com/mqmvTrtzNB
— Robert Fruchtman (@_fruchtose) October 22, 2022
TAPPER: During a segment on Friday, the CNN host wondered aloud why there hadn’t been a national discussion about the negative impact pandemic-era school closures had on kids. A slew of critics urged Tapper to get out of his bubble, noting that networks like Fox News had been reporting on the issue for some time.
There has been! On The Story, we have been calling for a national effort to “Catch up our Kids” for the past year. We asked Randi Weingarten why is there no mandatory public summer school program, what’s being done to address this educational disaster that will affect our https://t.co/z2evXph7bJ
— Martha MacCallum (@marthamaccallum) October 23, 2022