9:35 AM yesterday
commented on Supporters Rally Around Pramila Jayapal in Wake of Opponent's "Attack" Ads
this makes Walkinshaw look more aggressive than Jayapal.
and the 7th has needed someone more aggressive than McDermott for (literally) decades. it's a safe district that can have a full-throated left-liberal who's willing to make noise in DC. politeness is not a requirement. in case you didn't notice, the House of Representatives is chock full of aggressive GOP assholes who aren't going away.
I might be talking myself into Walkinshaw.
commented on King County Officers Shot a Pregnant Woman on the Muckleshoot Reservation. Here's What We Know.
@4, 8, 10: OF COURSE there could be a situation in which deputies were forced to shoot this woman in front of her children. anything is possible.
but is it possible there was a way to de-escalate the situation before it came to that? PROBABLY.
no one's going to hear anything but the deputy's side of this one; the kids are too young to be eyewitnesses. absent bodycams, we'll never know precisely what occurred. the tribe can make a huge stink about this if they want, and they have the resources to do so.