It used to be a big deal even to suggest that the president had said something inaccurate, and it was beyond imaginable to call his statements “lies.” Now it’s just another Thursday in Trumplandia.
Despite all of the discussion, mostly on Fox News, I can’t locate a coherent statement explaining the crime. Or who committed it. Or when and how it happened.
Epidemiologist Dr. Larry Brilliant was interviewed by Al Franken on what happened in the U.S. during the early months of COVID-19.
But it is not, in any way, even close to being honest.
For most of his life, John J. Pitney Jr., a professor of political science at Claremont McKenna College, identified as a Republican. The takeover of his party by Trump seems to have shaken that attachment.
He’s a scientist, and he’s just giving his best analysis of what the “best evidence” shows, but he works for someone who has a tendency to fire those who disagree with him.
The epilogue emphasizes President Trump’s utter disregard for factual accuracy or truth and his heavy reliance on lying without ever saying that this makes him a fascist.
This is what they are reduced to: Right-wing radio talker Hugh Hewitt vowed never to buy Lysol again after the company publicly warned that its disinfectant products should not be ingested in an effort to fight the coronavirus.
Last week, when Gallup took a new survey, Trump had returned to a double-digits-below-water rating.
If President Trump wishes to have any useful role leading us through this current crisis, he should mimic the prose of effective presidents past and abandon his boorish style of speech now.
He didn’t hire the nation’s governors and he can’t fire them. And he can’t make them do things in their states that they don’t want to do and/or don’t believe are in their states’ interests.
The bar is low.
What is Donald Trump saying about how he views his own followers when he assumes they’ll believe the idea that Tom Steyer thinks the Democrats are going to destroy the economy?
I’m not sure blaming the media is the key to people understanding just how “crazy, depraved and saturated in malice and hate” his rallies are.
Trial proceedings should kick off in earnest next week.
Widespread and increasingly violent protests are becoming a regular feature of life in Iran. And with each round, criticism of the supreme leader, Ali Khamenei, and the political establishment gets more pointed.
The resolution would limit President Trump’s ability to engage in war with Iran.
The Trump administration is dealing with its first full-on foreign policy crisis — one that is mostly of the president’s own making.
Fifty-one percent of suburban Minnesotans who say they are likely to vote said they are likely to vote for a Democratic candidate for president next November, compared with 33 percent for Donald Trump.
“In all likelihood, some of us are gonna lose our jobs over it,” Rep. Dean Phillips told Vice News earlier this week.