Author of WINNERS TAKE ALL (coming from @AAKnopf), THE TRUE AMERICAN, & INDIA CALLING. Ex-@NYTimes. NBC political analyst. TED talker. @PriyaParker's man. Dad.

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@AnandWrites — 308,514 followers, 51 tweets

Nov 18, 2017

Spies seek a target’s vulnerabilities. The Russians studied us and found ours: hatred and mistrust and the gap between our ideals and realities. When you tar, dismiss, troll, refuse empathy for a fellow American, you are playing into a foreign spy plot.

Nov 17, 2017

You say the first tenet of your “politics” is to hold up those who’ve held you. But that isn’t politics. It’s tribalism. It took us centuries to evolve the idea that people who haven’t scratched our back matter just as much as people who have. Politics means holding everyone up.

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