Felicia Sonmez

Felicia Sonmez

@feliciasonmez

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Washington Post national political reporter. Previously @wsj and @afp in Beijing. Email me at felicia.sonmez@washpost.com.

Washington, DC
Joined on April 26, 2010
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At Mount Rushmore, Trump exploits social divisions, warns of “left-wing cultural revolution”in dark speech ahead of Independence Day, by @DavidNakamura @AshleyParker @ColbyItkowitz @mariasacchetti https://t.co/r5Ia1Wlbx8

The Washington So What Do You Dos?

And to add my voice to those destigmatizing mental health treatment: I take Lexapro and have been seeing a therapist every week or two for the past two years. Seeking help changed my life, and I don’t know how I would have made it this far without it.

On June 23, The L.A. Times Guild lead by Black members sent Times' owner Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong an open letter demanding the paper address its racism and commit to do better. This is his first public response. https://t.co/3NlgCIzrl5
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On June 23, The L.A. Times Guild lead by Black members sent Times' owner Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong an open letter demanding the paper address its racism and commit to do better. This is his first public response. https://t.co/3NlgCIzrl5

Quoted @sarahkaplan48

I’m grateful for Steven’s honesty and courage. Journalism’s culture makes reporters believe we have to subsume our own feelings for every story. It’s harmful, and it ultimately makes us worse at our jobs. Because we have no business telling stories we can’t feel. https://t.co/2Uw6X75Qzv

Every word of this thread by @sarahkaplan48, especially this: “We have no business telling stories we can’t feel.” https://t.co/YUvLUJSKJb

"It's not one large pandemic, but rather pandemics that emerge individually," Pence says, which by definition would not make it a pandemic.

Quoted @nathanlawkc

1. THREAD: No Hong Konger is under the illusion that Beijing has any intention to respect our basic rights and honor its promises to us. Mass arrests have already begun on the first day of the National Security Law's implementation.

Thread from @nathanlawkc, an advocate for democracy in Hong Kong who said goodbye (for now) to the city. https://t.co/rlswIZpNLO

“You’re in people’s mouths. You’re 18 inches from their faces. You’re creating aerosols.” Dental offices are newly terrifying. The pandemic seems to be causing a surge in one dental problem -- headaches and jaw pain from clenching. By @juadams on @SciAm https://t.co/IeF5OpZuGw

Hi. I needed a few days. A thread, as they say: https://t.co/vZkqdHbGce

Hi. I needed a few days. A thread, as they say: https://t.co/vZkqdHbGce

Sen. Duckworth to block more than 1,000 military promotions unless Pentagon vows not to retaliate against Vindman https://t.co/AN6BTySF69 with @DonnaCassata

Rockets red glare and protests: Trump's Mt. Rushmore welcoming committee will include protesters at the July 3 fireworks event. Pyrotechnics in 90 degree heat over dry forest -- not a good idea, experts warn http:// https://t.co/N0pQch4PSp via @bydarrylfears @eilperin @teoarmus

Imagine the possibilities if this sort of approach to newsroom management was the rule, rather the exception https://t.co/PRSx4JQLMQ

Imagine the possibilities if this sort of approach to newsroom management was the rule, rather the exception https://t.co/PRSx4JQLMQ

I explicitly said Black people *ARE NOT* calling for this. 

A good amount the threats and hate mail I’ve been getting are white men threatening me with violence to —*checks notes* protect “their” white women. 

Exactly the point I’ve been making about “Karen” behavior all along. https://t.co/vv4f7SWtn0

I explicitly said Black people *ARE NOT* calling for this. A good amount the threats and hate mail I’ve been getting are white men threatening me with violence to —*checks notes* protect “their” white women. Exactly the point I’ve been making about “Karen” behavior all along. https://t.co/vv4f7SWtn0

This seems like a pretty big problem! https://t.co/Kohpayw7CC

Adm. Brett Giroir, the govt's coronavirus testing coordinator, says the U.S. Strategic National Stockpile will have 50,000 ventilators as of next week, thanks to Trump's use of the Defense Production Act. In March, Dr. Fauci said there were 12,700 ventilators in the stockpile.

I feel like this is The Week When Parents Broke - there has been a flood of frustration at a system with no solutions https://t.co/IHGdGtVLt3

*63-cent, not 53-cent! Apologies.

Ghislaine Maxwell, longtime associate of sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested https://t.co/z1taNm5NBn

If you earned $50,000 a year and then took a pay cut to $20,000 and then got a raise to $30,000, would you celebrate your 50 percent pay raise?

Trump touts jobs numbers and again reveals how much he relies on cable news for validation: "I was watching this morning and the expectations were much lower."

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