Tag Archives: Alex Azar

What Donald Trump knew about COVID-19, when he knew it, and how his administration made the pandemic much worse

Not too long ago, I shared a timeline here of Donald Trump’s various lie-filled statements concerning the coronavirus outbreak, starting with, “We have it totally under control,” which he said on January 22, 2020. In that post, as you may recall, I not only included quotes from Donald Trump, but, where possible, I added other […]

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“I’ve always known this is a real — this is a pandemic,” says Donald Trump, unaware, apparently, that we can look up his past statements

Earlier today, with American COVID-19 deaths passing the 100-mark, and our trajectory looking like that of Italy, Donald Trump tried to make the case that he’s been taking this very real public health crisis seriously from the outset. Asked by a reporter why his tone was markedly different today than yesterday, and noticeably more serious, […]

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School shootings, the delay-and-do-nothing right, and those who blame women for “the destabilization of the sexual marketplace”

I’d wanted to write about something else entirely tonight, but then I stumbled across the above tweet, and it sent me tumbling through the looking glass, into a pitch-black world of toxic masculinity and weaponized insecurity, where women, having been debased to the point of no longer being considered human, are seen merely as instruments […]

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