Depraved and Different

Back in April, President Trump issued a hollow order that meatpacking plants remain open, with safety restrictions to be fashioned by the plants’ owners. Even though the Covid-19 virus was ravaging its employees, places like Tyson Foods threatened them with firings if they dared put their health above a slab of bacon. Yesterday in a story…

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…

LIVE BLOG: Trump “news conference” same bleachy whitewash, different day

Live Blog below. Summary: any attempt to “change” the pattern for these events was lost today. It had no different structure than other COVID taskforce briefings. It was the same as before. Trump blamed others and lied again. The biggest lies related to the reality of testing in terms of rates per thousand / million. Testing lags remain….