— Katie Notopoulos on Twitter Verification? No Thanks | The Awl
"You thought you microwaved the burrito long enough, but the center is still a little cold. Sigh loudly, then keep eating, because at this point, whatever."
"This relationship will be highlighted this coming Tuesday, when the president will give another major speech on the economy and aiding the middle class at, of all places, the Amazon warehouse in Chattanooga, Tenn. This is roughly equivalent of going to a Wal-Mart and calling for more of the kinds of jobs it offers"
"I didn’t want to lose my street cred with the Twitter riff raff. I imagine verification would be like trying to go back to the local watering hole on winter furlough from Harvard in the miner’s town and everyone sneerily calling you ‘college boy."
"Urbanists … may want Detroit repurposed as ‘the world’s greatest bio-urban hub,’ but lots of people in the UAW simply want their old jobs back"