Twitter is often a hellscape of pile-ons and bad opinions, but once you find your people, there’s nothing like it. Here are the most thoughtful, vexing, delightful tweets I bookmarked from historians over the last couple of weeks.
I don’t need to be told twice.
John Ganz @lionel_trollingcalvin coolidge sounds a bit like mr. burns https://t.co/69HbUOLSxO
andi zeisler @andizeislerI am begging people to not https://t.co/vvjiG6GCq8
PEG @pegobryOk. That’s it. I’m done. FDR wasn’t "naïve". He was a communist and he admired Stalin because he had implemented full communism in his country and FDR’s goal was to have world communism succeed. Sorry. This explanation makes more sense of the facts than any other.
🗽Sydette Cosmic Dreaded Gorgon 🇬🇾 @BlackamazonI’ve got a joke about Dido but I’m afraid it will go up in flames https://t.co/pY3HHGBXQM
Holly Brewer @earlymodjustice@AnneMuntean @agordonreed @HobbitMiles Everyone exists within legal, political, social, cultural environmental constraints. Even princes. Some are more powerful than others and can defy such norms more easily. They can even rewrite norms. But we do need to acknowledge that constraints existed then, as now.
Annie Karni @anniekarniTrump, this morning, introducing his Secretary of the Interior: "He loves the Interior."
Naveed Jamali @NaveedAJamali#breaking US official to me: “final plane is wheels up. War is over.”
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