Trump’s ‘Don’t let coronavirus dominate your life’ could be the ‘Deplorables’ comment of 2020

Remember how ‘Deplorables’ worked out for Hillary Clinton? It was the Friday evening before the September 11 attacks’ 15th anniversary, and 60 days before the Presidential election, where White House hopeful HIllary Clinton made the following remark about then-candidate Donald Trump’s supporters: “You know, to just be grossly generalistic, you could put half of Trump’s […]

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Trump’s coronavirus infection further proves he’s a lying, selfish, and opaque asshole

And this is why over 209,000 Americans are dead from COVID-19 …  President Donald Trump’s physician, Dr. Sean Conley, held a press briefing earlier today and accidentally proved a point a few of you have already expected: Team Trump is lying about the President’s coronavirus diagnosis timeline.  A Lying Asshole The official story, according to […]

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Scientific American — a magazine that endorses no one — endorsed Joe Biden for President

I hope every media outlet is paying attention to this … Earth is traveling through 2020 with smaller mountain ice caps, warmer oceans, a torrid letter run on hurricane names, an American coastline’s slow and inevitable submersion into the Atlantic Ocean, forest infernos that can’t be subdued by dwindling rains, and President Donald Trump picks […]

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The financial markets will tell Trump what it thinks about so-called coronavirus stimulus talks and Trump’s weekend executive orders

We’re a few minutes away from the financial markets opening this morning, so I want to quickly document my thoughts about this weekend’s shitshow about the coronavirus fake-stimulus talks implosion and Trump’s so-called executive orders (here, here, here, and here) to break the logjam. Consider my remarks additions to this and this. Trump Economic Advisor […]

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These so-called Coronavirus ‘stimulus’ talks — Congress proves it doesn’t want to see the big picture

Who cares about being strategic WHEN WE HAVE FOOD BANKS? 🙄 Almost exactly a month ago — while admitting that my tarot cards have failed like almost everyone else’s this year, but assuming President Trump still wants to be reelected — I maintained that another tranche of Congress-crafted coronavirus relief is certain. I still believe […]

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Turning from bad to worse: Trump wants US hospitals to send coronavirus cases and testing data directly to the White House, bypassing the CDC

Placing data in the hands of an erratic administration means more than politicizing science — it’s downright dangerous. Pardon the fucked-up language I’m using, but Team Trump’s demand for hospitals to send coronavirus data directly to the White House — while bypassing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as a data collection point — […]

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Irrational rationality: why Trump wants schools open during an out-of-control pandemic

The President will get more people killed before the coronavirus crisis is over In a first-world country that slept its way into an angry pandemic that has shut the doors to more than 60 percent of summer camps, found medical and other essential workers scrambling for a persistent shortage of personal protective equipment, and is […]

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