The Trump Pandemic

From Slate: It’s hard to believe a president could be this callous and corrupt. It’s hard to believe one person could get so many things wrong or do so much damage. But that’s what happened. Trump knew we weren’t ready for a pandemic, but he didn’t prepare. He knew China was hiding the extent of […]

Playing Down the Risks of Coronavirus

From Fox News: According to excerpts of Woodward’s new book, “Rage,” that were published Wednesday by the Washington Post, Trump told the journalist during a recorded telephone interview that the situation regarding the virus was much more dire than he was admitting publicly. “You just breathe the air and that’s how it’s passed,” Trump told […]

Counting

From The LA Times: The California Department of Public Health has directed all laboratories to report positive results directly to county health departments until the problem is resolved. Some county health departments are resorting to counting the testing results by hand to get accurate totals. Counting. We’re having problems counting. Wikipedia: Notched bones were also […]

9-9-9

From The New York Times: Herman Cain, who rose from poverty in the segregated South to become chief executive of a successful pizza chain and then thrust himself into the national spotlight by seeking the 2012 Republican presidential nomination, has died. He was 74.

You Gotta Wear a Mask, Bro

From Newsweek: The man gets up after falling down and continues to walk into the store as the security guard wearing a face mask attempts to block him from shopping without touching him. The customer pushes the security guard into a basket of tomatoes and continues walking into the store before he is surrounded by […]