Do We Think Jack Dorsey and Donald Trump Talked About Jack Dorsey's Nose Ring at Their White House Meeting?

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Look at that thing! Anyway, it’s Tuesday so let’s cry it out.

Here’s all the shit we couldn’t cover today:

  • Did you know the president of the United States and the man who refuses to get his Nazi problem under control had a meeting? They talked about “the health of the public conversation,” which will always include Nazis apparently. [NBC News]
  • At a CNN town hall on Monday night, Bernie Sanders said the hard thing and the right thing about voter enfranchisement. [New York Times]
  • Another reminder that the Census is incredibly political and carries profound material consequences for millions of people. [HuffPost]
  • Like profound material consequences. [CNN]
  • A Washington state senator said that nurses “probably play cards” at work in an effort to beat back a proposal that would give them uninterrupted meal breaks and limit hospitals’ ability to force them into mandatory overtime to make up for staffing shortfalls. She later apologized because it was an incredibly stupid thing to say. I personally love nurses, believe they deserve robust labor protections as well as safe staffing levels, and would never speak an ill word about the people who gave me a morphine drip that one time when I was in the emergency room four years ago. [Washington Post]
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DISCUSSION

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At a CNN town hall on Monday night, Bernie Sanders said the hard thing and the right thing about voter enfranchisement.

To be fair this was the easy thing in terms of who is base is.

If it is the right thing....I am not sure. I don’t think a felony should wipe your voting rights away forever necessarily. Once you serve your time you should absolutely be allowed to vote again. But while serving your sentence? I don’t know. If you are being punished for disobeying society’s laws do you really deserve the right to cast a vote in the legislation process? If so should it be a right available to all criminals in jail or just some? Does someone who committed large scale voter fraud get to vote? Should a rapist get a say in women’s health issues? Should a someone who committed a hate crime get a say in immigration issues?

It’s a complex discussion and I am looking forward to learning more about why people support Bernie’s idea.