Slog PM: Biden Calls Iowa Farmer "Fat," Sawant Calls for Winter Moratorium on Evictions, Inslee Gets New Hip
by Thursday at 6:06 pm•
Uber reports sexual assault numbers: Today the ride hailing company reported over 3,000 claims of sexual assaults, 9 murders, and 58 dead in crashes during rides in a one year. NPR says the number is 6,000 claims of sexual assault over two years. "Many ride-hailing companies initially allowed almost anyone with a car to become a driver without the screening and licenses required in the taxi industry. Reports of sexual assault and murders from ride-hailing trips have since become a regular occurrence," reports the New York Times. Now do Lyft.
Biden challenges Iowa farmer to push-up contest, foot race, IQ test: At a campaign stop on his "No Malarkey" tour in Iowa, an old farmer and self-described Warren supporter got on the mic and criticized Biden's son. Because he is a bad candidate, the former Vice President punched back (and he kept punching and punching and punching), calling the guy "fat" and challenging him to various feats of strength and speed. On Twitter, his comms person, Symone D. Sanders, said Biden said "fact" instead of fat. Viewers may judge for themselves. The New York Times has the highest quality video.Continue reading »