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Bridget is a contributing editor to The Spectator.
If I’m honest with myself, Twitter is the most hardcore addiction I have and it’s also the one that robs me of the most productivity
By Bridget Phetasy
How stubbornness became the coronavirus’s biggest ally
A part of my brain is perpetually searching for an excuse to drink — and what better excuse than half the country descending into a collective existential crisis?
In the age of social media, we have the largest mobs in the history of mankind
I learned it’s frowned upon to say things like Christmas carols make me want to blow my brains out
Science & Tech
The uncanny valley of the dolls
The days of buffet-style politics are no longer allowed
Anyone moderate with a brain and anything to lose has largely gone silent
Are none of my rich white woman brands safe from the Orange Man?
Let’s not forget the true victims of the tragic fire: Instagram influencers
Vaccines are violence
The valedictory address high school seniors need to hear
You get to tell your whole family that they’re fascists
The battle cry of the politically homeless
I hate vaccine passports — and you should too
Well, whatever, never mind
Playboy of the western world
Letter from the online trenches
How to overcome the new fear of flying
Thought-provoking commentary and opinion on politics, books and the arts.