Kevin and Charlie do a quick Florida update and then discuss Nancy Pelosi’s speakership hopes and the backlash against Amazon.

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There are 4 comments.

  1. Coolidge

    I’m glad we have Charlie in Florida. I see a lot of nonsense on Twitter and go to Charlie to set it all straight.

    Don’t really agree that Amazon is mostly popular with urban types. Everyone loves Amazon. I also find it weird that Democrats seem to want to offer Amazon all sorts of corporate welfare and then condemn Amazon for taking it.

    • #1
    • November 16, 2018 at 2:11 pm
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    JuliaBlaschke (View Comment):
    I also find it weird that Democrats seem to want to offer Amazon all sorts of corporate welfare and then condemn Amazon for taking it.

    Julia, Democrats seem to take seriously the old saying that “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of small minds”; only they take out the word “foolish”, and like to pretend that they are not foolish. Meanwhile, we know better.

    I’d like to comment on the first thing that Kevin and Charlie talked about: The elections. And point out that this is a major difference between the parties. Every now and then, someone will say that there is no difference. There are a lot. And we can start out by pointing out that Republicans, like Martha McSally, know how to be gracious, and congratulate the winner. Stacy Abrams, Andrew Gillum, and Bill Nelson, please take note.

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    • November 17, 2018 at 3:59 am
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    I’m happy to report that Crystal City isn’t quite as awful as it used to be. The brutalist/Soviet architecture is still there, but there are now lots of good restaurants, some new condo developments, and numerous free community events (outdoor concerts, group bike rides, fun runs, that sort of thing). It’s also five minutes away from DCA, which I’m sure was a factor in the Amazon decision.

    • #3
    • November 20, 2018 at 6:17 pm
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    Charlotte (View Comment):

    I’m happy to report that Crystal City isn’t quite as awful as it used to be. The brutalist/Soviet architecture is still there, but there are now lots of good restaurants, some new condo developments, and numerous free community events (outdoor concerts, group bike rides, fun runs, that sort of thing). It’s also five minutes away from DCA, which I’m sure was a factor in the Amazon decision.

    Just Google Imaged it, and it didn’t look so bad. Never been in that part of the country myself.

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    • November 20, 2018 at 10:11 pm
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