We looked inside some of the tweets by @nytopinion and here's what we found interesting.
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Don't panic. The ruling, issued late on Friday and only one day before the end of the law’s annual open enrollment period, is not a model of constitutional or statutory analysis.
The American people, through their elected representatives, made their choice, both in 2010 and 2017: Obamacare is the law of the land. It will remain that way.
Powerful economic forces are arrayed against rural America and, so far, efforts to turn it around have failed, says @portereduardo
Over the summer, two of my friends realized some professional dreams. I was thrilled for them. But. Well, you know the but. Alone, I got so jealous that I laid on my apartment floor and cried until a line of cry-drool wrapped around my head.
There should be parameters for tribalism and a limit to loyalty, as Michael Cohen says he now understands. Donald Trump is on the far side of that limit.
"When people are living on the edge, they don’t have the luxury of thinking ten years ahead," wrote Pat Hayes in a comment on the Op-Ed, "Is Environmentalism Just for Rich People?" https://nyti.ms/2Evu8jt
A recent survey found boredom with news about Brexit to be one of the rare opinions uniting Britain, writes @Martha_Gill
British politics reminds me of watching “Lost," writes @Martha_Gill. Every episode is a cliffhanger. There are about 400 important characters. If you miss a week, it feels almost impossible to catch up — but somehow nothing ever really changes.
"All rural people are not bigots and racists. Nor are we all undereducated and hicks," wrote Laura in comment on the Op-Ed, "The Hard Truths of Trying to 'Save' the Rural Economy." https://nyti.ms/2ExDJWS
Do you think Democrats are naturally more democratic? New Jersey proves otherwise.
Churchill was a patriot, a paternalist, a product of his time—and, by those standards, a progressive, writes @BretStephensNYT
I have my issues with crows. Opportunistic omnivores who devour exhausted songbirds. But in winter, the crows become my favorites again. They are perfectly designed: black against a gray sky, a three-dimensional silhouette.
“I followed a bad path,” Michael Cohen told George Stephanopoulos, referring to his relationship with Donald Trump. In a way he was speaking for America itself, says @FrankBruni.
Walgreens and Microsoft have spoken out against Wisconsin Republicans’ anti-democratic effort to undermine the results of an election. But their responses are still inadequate, says @DLeonhardt.
Nobody — not experts or policymakers or people in these communities — seems to know quite how to pick rural America up, says @portereduardo
"I don’t regret committing to this masochistic rejection project," writes @emilymcwinter, who set out to get 100 rejections in 2018. "It made me feel embarrassed, depressed, overwhelmed and self-indulgent. But I also felt that I was moving forward."
When the days grow short, solace is in short supply. But winter can be the best time of year for backyard bird-watching.
While Democrats throughout the country work to eliminate gerrymandering, party leaders in New Jersey like it just fine.
"We need a modern American approach to privacy that empowers users and gives them more meaningful control over their data" #NYTLetters
.@michelleinbklyn is always worth reading. Always. "Alien probes aside, this was a year in which things started to make sense again. ... it was a year of justice and accountability for at least some of those who foisted this administration on the country."