You have to give the AG props for his pure, brazen line of BS, and his deep knowledge of how to make the press corps swallow and regurgitate even his most outrageous lies.
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The rats in Trump’s abandoned hometown are fighting each other and resorting to cannibalism as the virus has shuttered businesses and restaurants and cut off their food supply.
The Gipper was an avatar of America’s dreams; The Donald’s brand is American weakness and decline, and the preposterous idea that he alone can fix it.
They understand the state of the crisis and the stakes. They just don’t seem to care, so long as those deaths are slow enough that they don’t get in the way of November.
Never forget that the man spouting a stream of absurd bullshit is the president of the United F*cking States.
He is telling us plainly that he will stoke civil unrest and further harm public health to find a political pathway out of a galactic-scale fuck-up of his own making.
When authority is total, so too is the madness of the man who declares it.
Never let up. Never stop reminding voters that both the deaths and the economic depression we’re entering are a disaster of Trump’s making.
Real America is freaked out, and rightly so. But Trump America thinks this is fun! And the ratings!