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The Complete Guide to How Trump Lied, Bungled, and Screwed America into the COVID-19 Crisis


Essential Reading

April 13, 2020 1:08 pm

February 2020

The bell is pealing, And every feeling Within me responds To the dismal knell;  Shadows are trailing, My heart is bewailing And tolling within Like a funeral bell.
William Kristol
April 15, 2020 5:14 am

One Chart Explains Why COVID-19 Is Worse Than the Flu

COVID-19 is much worse than the flu. Anyone who says otherwise is either lying, or does not know what they are talking about.
Jonathan V. Last
April 8, 2020 6:07 am

Stupid Kills: The 5 Worst GOP Governors’ Responses to COVID-19

As late as March 30, 15 states had issued neither stay-at-home orders nor…
Philip Rotner
April 4, 2020 5:30 am

The Media Is Not the Problem with COVID-19

Thousands of Americans are dying. And some conservatives are blaming a favorite scapegoat.
Cathy Young
April 7, 2020 5:13 am

Why Is Trump Obsessed with Hydroxychloroquine?

It's in his bones.
Tim Miller
March 30, 2020 5:26 pm

COVID-19 Has Killed More Americans Than 9/11

The death toll from the coronavirus pandemic is about to eclipse the death toll from September 11. And there's no end in sight.
Jonathan V. Last
March 26, 2020 12:37 pm

COVID-19 Is Not a Black Swan. Trump Is the Black Swan.

The problem isn't that America couldn't plan for a pandemic. It's that we couldn't plan for a president so incompetent that he failed to follow the most basic protocols for fighting a pandemic.
Jonathan V. Last
April 3, 2020 5:19 am

Don’t Bank on a Quick Economic Recovery

America won’t be able to pull itself out of the coming recession easily, and we can’t do it alone.
Desmond Lachman
April 7, 2020 1:06 pm

Only One President in the Last 20 Years Wasn’t Worried About a Pandemic

Every president for the last 20 years has predicted the eventuality of a pandemic and preached preparedness. Except for Trump.
Jonathan V. Last
April 1, 2020 5:30 am

The Coronavirus Death Count and Trump’s TV Ratings

As the COVID-19 crisis deepens, Trump picks petty fights and brags about the “really good job” he has been doing.
Amanda Carpenter