The good news, Trump said, is that the virus will go away on its own. He didn’t mention the bad news: It would take two million or so of us down with it.
Margaret Carlson is a columnist for the Daily Beast. She was formerly the first woman columnist at Time magazine, a columnist at Bloomberg View, a weekly panelist on CNN’s “Capital Gang” and managing editor at the New Republic.
Trump has put the knee of a political appointee on the neck of every health expert; they won’t all self-sideline by broadcasting their paranoid ravings.
If he’d told us what he told Woodward, this really might all be winding down now, and he’d be favored for re-election. But that would have meant not lying.
The first one is less than a month away. So it’s very much time to start anticipating what stunts Trump will pull this time.
Melania addressed America from her new White House garden. But her more interesting remarks will be the ones on tape we’ll hear before Election Day.
Hillary has had a good run and time’s up. Just as Bill didn’t help her campaign in 2016, she won’t help Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in 2020.
Trump’s going to need a bigger boat to harpoon Kamala Harris.
All that stands between us and reopening, with Anthony Fauci sidelined, is Deborah Birx.
The president is merrily proceeding to endanger the country’s children, ignoring the grim consequences likely to follow.
So he managed not to be crazy for half an hour. That was nice. But the real snapshot of his mind was that Wallace interview.