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As public health officials plead with Americans to wear masks to stop the spread of COVID-19, Donald Trump shares debunked videos of “demon sex” doctor claiming that masks aren’t necessary

Yesterday, Facebook took down a video which was full of debunked claims about COVID-19. Shortly thereafter, Donald Trump began sharing clips from the same video with his 84.2 million followers on Twitter. Among other things, “experts” quoted in the video argue that masks don’t stop the spread of the disease, and that the antimalarial drug […]

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On a day that the U.S. recorded over 1,000 COVID-19 deaths, Donald Trump tweets that we’re doing “well” and reiterates that the infectious disease will soon “disappear”

Both of these tweets were posted on the same day — July 21, 2020. In the first, the President of the United States, without offering any evidence to back up his claim, brags about how “well” we’re handling the COVID-19 pandemic compared with other countries. In the second, the New York Times reports that, once […]

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The Trump administration stops the CDC from collecting COVID-19 hospitalization data

Earlier this week, the Trump administration ordered hospitals to stop reporting COVID-19 data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and instead send everything to a private firm by the name of TeleTracking Technologies. I’m still trying to figure out exactly what’s going on here, but it seems as though, while the company […]

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We are the shithole nation

In the words of the Atlantic’s Annie Lowrey, “Ending the pandemic would have been the single best thing the federal government could have done to preserve the country‚Äôs wealth, health, and economic functioning. The Trump administration, in its hubris, obstinacy, and incompetence, failed to do it.” Donald Trump not only failed to end the pandemic, […]

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A maskless Donald Trump visits Ypsilanti for a taxpayer-funded mini-rally and celebrates the “good bloodlines” of Michigan’s most notorious antisemite

Donald Trump was just miles away from my home today. Ostensibly, he was here in Ypsilanti to talk with Ford Motor Company employees about their efforts to produce ventilators in response to the COVID-19 crisis, but the event had almost all the earmarks of a Trump campaign rally. [Trump hasn’t been able to hold rallies […]

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