As Twitchy told you, Matthew Yglesias thought better of a tweet he made earlier Wednesday about Judge Rosemarie Aquilina’s grandstanding and “dunking on the convict from the bench.”

That tweet vanished after enough people apparently convinced Yglesias that Judge Aquilina wasn’t grandstanding but affirming for Dr. Larry Nassar’s victims that they had been wronged and justice was being served. This tweet said it very well:

That seems to have been the experience of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, who tweeted her thanks to the judge Wednesday afternoon.

Powerful stuff.


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