Day 167 : Each Day A Grotesque Milestone

Day 167 : Each Day A Grotesque Milestone

Trump used the Fourth of July weekend to sow division during a global pandemic that has killed over 130,000 Americans, shirked his responsibility to contain the coronavirus, and promoted an updated version of his “American carnage” vision for the country. In a pair of...
Day 158: Lower Your Expectations

Day 158: Lower Your Expectations

The White House coronavirus task force held its first briefing in two months, as Pence took a victory lap, saying “We slowed the spread, we flattened the curve, we saved lives.” While Pence acknowledged that cases have been rising “precipitously” in some states, he...
Day 131 – The American Fall

Day 131 – The American Fall

Police nationwide responded to protests against police violence by deliberately targeting demonstrators, journalists, and bystanders with pepper spray, tear gas, rubber bullets, and excessive use of force. The ongoing protests following the killing of George Floyd by...
Day 129 – Thank Me Indeed…

Day 129 – Thank Me Indeed…

Trump announces U.S. withdrawal from the World Health Organization. Alarmed health experts said the move will set back global efforts to fight the pandemicThe Trump administration’s initial distribution of remdesivir went to – in some cases – the wrong hospitals, to...
Day 121: Because He’s An A**hole

Day 121: Because He’s An A**hole

Mitch McConnell promised House Republicans that enhanced unemployment benefits enacted earlier this spring “will not be in the next bill.”The United States could have prevented about 36,000 deaths if social distancing had been put in place seven days earlier — about...