A CNN KFile review of Flynn's Twitter account finds that the retired lieutenant general, who once served as head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, tweeted routinely with members of the so-called alt-right movement, going so far as to endorse a book by one controversial figure who regularly makes offensive comments. Michael Flynn, who has been asked to serve as Donald Trump's National Security Adviser, has, on his verified Twitter account, interacted with far right and anti-Semitic figures, maligned the Muslim faith, and shared unfounded news stories.That didn’t track with what Umang Dua, one of Handy’s co-founders, had been telling me and another reporter just moments earlier.Since launching in 2012, Handy has expanded to 28 cities, including ones in Canada and England.And though it was always painful to change your AIM profile bestie shout out from Haters might say that naming your group of friends might seem exclusive and immature, but in reality this practice has been around forever.I mean, think about Native American tribes, the earliest example of bestie group naming.Handy’s third birthday party last month was everything you’d expect from a startup soiree.Twenty- and thirtysomethings crowded the dimly lit bar at Pergola, a Mediterranean spot in Manhattan’s Flatiron District, munching on skewers of free-range chicken and a seemingly endless cascade of spicy meatballs with tzatziki sauce, as a hoodie-clad co-founder boasted about the company’s recent triumphs. The startup, whose app allows users to hire, pay, and rate home cleaners, had just completed its one-millionth booking.
But that’s a topic for another day.)♦◊♦It’s understandable to be curious about the sexual lives of our peers.
I had come to the party at the invitation of a Handy PR rep and was making the rounds, introducing myself as a journalist and chatting with employees.
Most had drinks in hand and seemed eager to celebrate.
In July, Flynn linked to a tweet that falsely claimed Clinton was "wearing hijab in solidarity with islamic terrorists." The picture was from a 2009 trip Clinton took to Pakistan as secretary of state, in which she donned a head covering during a visit to a mosque as a diplomatic courtesy.
In another instance, he linked to a Life Zette article questioning if an Iranian scientist was executed recently because he was exposed on Clinton's private email server While Clinton advisers did discuss the scientist over email in July 2010, Clinton also publicly commented on the case of Shahram Amiri at the time, and The New York Times reported at the time that he was a CIA informant.