Leah Letter

Look who’s still talking, too

An ongoing series encouraging a select few to practice silence.
Leah Letter

Look who’s still talking, too

An ongoing series encouraging a select few to practice silence.

The thing about saying your opinion about anything out loud and in public — more specifically, your opinion about Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, who has now been accused by at least two women of sexual impropriety — is that you don’t ever have to do it, even if for some reason you think it is your job to do so. If you or someone you know does think that, please visit a career counselor together soon. Until then, here are some examples of people (journalists) who have said things when they could have just been quiet, with brief commentary.

My favorite thing about many journalists, like Politico’s Chief Political Correspondent Tim Alberta, is how little they seem to know about life in their country, despite it being their job to know about it.

Chris Cillizza has max three brain cells. This might be the only thing on which Donald Trump and I agree.

Ok but what if your claim is about boycotting Asian food, and the person with the false claim is you? Who will believe the people who have legitimate reasons to boycott Asian food? It’s a slippery slope.

Disgusting.

As a movie starring J.Lo was once named, Enough.

Thank you, CNBC Chief Washington Correspondent John Harwood, for reminding us why the Fourth Estate must be protected at all costs.

Benjamin Wittes, sir, you have been convicted on five counts of needing to log the fuck off. Please report back tomorrow for sentencing.

See above Ross Douthat entry.

The fact that Glenn Thrush got demoted after everyone learned he was a giant sleazeball.

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Leah Letter

You don’t have to talk

Try saying nothing, for a change.
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