Ashley Parker (@AshleyRParker )

Ashley Parker

Bio I remain skeptical about Twitter. Also: White House reporter for @washingtonpost. @MSNBC and @NBCNews senior political analyst. And @nytimes alum.
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iPhone : “Sports are like the reward of a functioning society. And we’re trying to just bring it back, even though we’ve taken none of the steps to flatten the curve.” twitter.com/dougherty_jess…

iPhone : President Trump’s unyielding push to preserve Confederate symbols and the legacy of white domination was crystallized by his harsh denunciation of the racial justice movement Friday night at Mount Rushmore.

My latest report w/ Philip Rucker
washingtonpost.com/politics/trump…

iPhone : I’m not an advance person — but why would you go to Mt Rushmore to give a speech and have the background look like you’re speaking from a drape-and-piped hotel ballroom

iPhone : Oakland A’s are selling their fans cardboard cutouts of themselves to be placed around the stadium and if a foul ball hits it during a game they will send you the baseball in the mail

iPhone : The pandemic has caused a childcare crisis in the United States that we all need to think about way, way, way more. Almost a third of the U.S. workers have children under 18 at home, and most parents of young kids are ages 30 to 45. washingtonpost.com/business/2020/…

iPhone : My team The Washington Post is hiring writers to whip up narrative stories on crime, politics, culture — and basically everything else you can think of — in the dark of night.

Please reach out if you have q's or need a pep talk, and especially if you identify as BIPOC and/or LGBTQ+.

iPhone : Politics has made us so crazy that using or refusing to use a mask has been turned into a social or political statement

Fortunately this derangement has not infected the vast majority of Americans,normal people who don’t spend every moment thinking about politics & culture wars

iPhone : .americanair: how many Americans will die bc you fill middle seats, w/ your customers shoulder to shoulder, hour after hour. This is incredibly irresponsible. People eat & drink on planes & must take off masks to do so. No way you aren’t facilitating spread of COVID infections.

iPhone : On Saturday night, Trump had dinner with Bernie Marcus, who expressed concern about Trump's poll numbers and the campaign his son-in-law is de facto head of. Trump told him he's bringing in "good people." The next morning was the "white power" video tweet nytimes.com/2020/07/02/us/…

iPhone : Take the time to read this wrenching story by the amazing ⁦Greg Jaffe⁩. Deeply reported and written with power and sensitivity. washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/…

TweetDeck : "Our struggle is not an emotional concern. We are not burned out. We are being crushed by an economy that has bafflingly declared working parents inessential." nytimes.com/2020/07/02/bus…