Trump Risked Lives Because He Was Bored!

Everyone is screaming over Trump’s absolute indifference to the safety of the Secret Service agents sworn to protect him at their risk of the own lives. The speculation is that he needed the adulation of his supporters, or that he wanted to keep the campaign momentum going, or that he couldn’t stand the idea of…

Trump May Be in Quarantine

Trump Is Quarantining October 1, 2020 at 10:56 pm EDT By Taegan Goddard Leave a Comment President Trump on Twitter: “Hope Hicks, who has been working so hard without even taking a small break, has just tested positive for Covid 19. Terrible! The First Lady and I are waiting for our test results. In the meantime, we will begin…

Scott Atlas shrugged, because someone has to be the anti-Fauci

@SWAtlasHoover, who's pushed to reopen our economy prematurely, argued to rethink mask policies, & minimized COVID's death rate. x “This is the first time I've shared the platform” says @POTUS calling up Dr. Scott Atlas, an adviser to him. pic.twitter.com/eOP4tLTd2J — Steve Herman (@W7VOA) August 12, 2020 President Donald Trump announced the hiring of Dr….

Accountability for crimes against humanity: Trump killed tens of thousands of Americans

​Will Saletan discusses “Trump’s interference or negligence in every stage of the government’s failure: preparation, mobilization, public communication, testing, mitigation, and reopening.” Then America’s luck ran out. “The U.S., which accounts for less than 5% of the world population, leads all other countries in global coronavirus infections and deaths” — CNBC The most complete, fully…

Trump Presser – more of the same – another sideshow with few questions

Presser started at 536pm ET. It ended at 613pm. Trump needed another faux-campaign speech opportunity today — he should be trying to clarify his criticism of Birx — perhaps there’ll be some faux-Kumbaya. The new tone will keep the press questions to a minimum. Perhaps Trump will double-down even further on the hydroxycholorquine hype. x x YouTube…

THIS IS IMPORTANT: Ed Yong's Atlantic article is an absolute MUST READ!!

Yes I am SHOUTING.  That’s because this is about the most important thing you can read today. The piece is titled How the Pandemic Defeated America and is subtitled “A virus has brought the world’s most powerful country to its knees.” Yong, a staff writer for The Atlantic, actually warned before Trump was inaugurated how…

Why this election will be different

or at least, why I think many of the analysts are getting it completely wrong. Some analysts are saying that Trump supporters are more motivated than are Biden supporters.  But that misses the point. The comparison should be with Trump opponents, who are incredibly motivated to vote him — and in many cases the Republicans…

Now more than 150,000 deaths

as you can see by the just updated data from Worldometer: World 16,530,986 +120,026 654,016 +2,135 1 USA 4,396,407 +24,568 150,011 +163 It’s not just one person coming from China It’s not 15 and pretty soon it will be zero wherever Trump has drawn a line, we have exceeded it It is getting worse, every…

“EVERY TRUMP FOREIGN POLICY SCANDAL IN ONE TWEET.”

That is a new Twitter thread by Seth Abramson, drawing on the research he did for his 3 books on Trump. That’s one tweet per scandal. There are 20 Tweets covering issues with the EU and some 2 dozen plus individual nations. If you want to read the original in Twitter, you can start here…

Trump “(COVID) Testing is overrated”

Latest Trump on testing:”I personally think it's overrated, but I am totally willing to keep doing it.” Putting this up early because Trumpian math is much like “person woman man camera TV”. Will LiveBlog and update perhaps in a new posting when the fun starts at 5pm ET today Thursday. Points for first member of…