On the second day of protests over George Floyd’s death, another man is dead and buildings are burned to the ground near where police holed up in their besieged headquarters.
“[T]here has been a slowness, a reluctance, on the part of everybody to recognize how serious this problem is in nursing homes,” said Tamara Konetzka, a public health professor.
In a normal world, the president would be leading us in public grief. In Trumpworld, the president mostly worries about how many deaths he can survive and still win.
“We didn't have a prom. We don’t get a grad night. Don’t get to finish our last sports season ... We just want this last memento from our childhood.”
“One-hundred thousand people died, Joe, and all you did was try to help your friend, the president. Every single morning on this show,” Sorkin yelled at one point.
American theater has closed down. Tim Teeman talks to a range of its workers about unemployment, post-pandemic safety—and creating a socially distanced “Mrs Doubtfire” on Broadway.
Children are much less likely to be infected, less likely to become severely ill, and less likely to spread infection. We should let our children return to their normal lives.