The Herd-like Stupidity of Campaign Fundraising Emails
“Tonight at midnight, we face the first quarterly FEC deadline of this campaign.” “Tonight’s midnight fundraising deadline is the biggest test we’ve faced…” “We have a chance to send an unmistakable message about the size and strength of our campaign…” “Our FIRST FEC End-of-Quarter deadline of 2019 is TOMORROW and we need all hands on deck.” If this isn’t the first election you’ve paid attention to, you’ve realized that FEC deadlines are the only made-up gift giving occasion that makes you think Hallmark wasn’t being that crass when they invented boss’s day. But it’s definitely a bipartisan tradition to celebrate the holiday, once a quarter.
Whole Cloves to Ground Cloves Conversion
10 whole cloves = 1/4 tsp of ground cloves, by weight. (.73g vs .76g, as measured) I used a gemstone scale to measure since they’re so light. I used Penzeys spices as the samples for both; I recommend them. :-) Very few people need to know this. But if you do, you’re welcome.
Lame ducks can still bite
A simple prediction about the next few months. With the most likely outcome of tomorrow’s election being a democratic win of the House and republicans retaining the Senate, it’s dangerous to assume that nothing of interest will happen before the next Congress is sworn in. …