Six months into the pandemic, several states have held social-distanced, in-person elections. But whether they caused a spike in cases isn't clear.
Voters in Iowa counties that went from Obama in 2008 and 2012 to Trump in 2016 were already struggling to come to grips with 2020. Then came the protests.
When we have point-of-care rapid testing available and an effective vaccine, then we can move quickly to get our children back on track educationally.
The impasse over unemployment benefits in the midst of the pandemic isn’t just about a few billion dollars. It reveals the rancid core of conservative free-market economics.
Trump may insist that kids are “virtually immune.” Officials actually fighting the pandemic know better—and are terrified that school reopenings could send cases soaring.
Trump is at least answering tough questions and letting the public judge. His challenger needs to do the same. It’s the least we deserve from our candidates.