To Do Thursday: Republic-an Party

156282542 To Do Thursday: <em>Republic</em> an Party

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If you’re anything like us, Twitter made your Election Night both unusually fact-packed—hey, someone had to tell us about Heidi Heitkamp’s win while Diane Sawyer sang old Irish drinking songs on TV—and almost completely insufferable. That manically partisan stream of mots both bon and mal comes in for examination tonight, as The New Republic’s new editor in chief and publisher Chris Hughes leads a discussion with Huffington Post editor in chief and mascot Arianna Huffington and entrepreneur and Bond villain Peter Thiel. The stated topic: “Has Twitter Made Democracy Impossible?” The joke will be on all of us in 2044 when we’re casting our votes simply by tweeting “@jennabush” or “@maliaobama.”

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