British Prime minister Boris Johnson, hospitalized with "persistent symptoms" of coronavirus infection, is reportedly "in good spirits" but has to stay there for more tests.
The prime minister's official spokesman said he remained in hospital "under observation", and described Russian reports that Mr Johnson had been placed on a ventilator as "disinformation".
He is continuing to receive updates and briefings in hospital, the spokesman added.
As an exercise in media studies, what might "in good spirits" be a Britishy euphemism for?
ANSWER: Drunk or otherwise intoxicated. Jesus, what did you think it meant?
• “Our algorithms exploit the human brain’s attraction to divisiveness.” • “64% of all extremist group joins are due to our recommendation tools” • GOP operative turned Facebook policy VP Joel Kaplan, who threw a party for Brett Kavanaugh upon his Supreme Court confirmation, killed any action on Facebook’s internal findings, reports WSJ
Twitter said Tuesday it’s not taking any action on grotesquely abusive tweets by impeached U.S. President Donald Trump about the 2001 death of a woman who once worked as a congressional staff member for Joe Scarborough, after her husband asked the company to remove the false and personally harassing tweets.
This is huge. Twitter today for the first time labeled a tweet by the President as misleading.
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