"I have now been out of quarantine for almost 40 days -- and life is far from normal. Even though the virus hit China around Christmas and rose exponentially until mid-February, life as we knew it is just seeing dawn three months later. On my discharge day, before going anywhere I had to go to my apartment leasing office, where I showed the committee a chart of my daily temperature readings and a medical professional checked my temperature so I could get a certificate saying I was 'free and clear' from Covid-19. This qualified me for a 'green' scan phone code that I had to show before entering any grocery store or taking public transportation. ... The security guards sitting at tables outside my apartment complex have become a little less rigorous about taking my temperature every time I come and go from my apartment complex." … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s supreme challenge
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"I am in the process and I've actually had this discussion with Bernie because he's a friend -- we're competitors, he's a friend," Biden told participants in a virtual fundraiser on Friday of the VP vetting process, adding: "You have to start now deciding who you're going to have background checks done on as vice presidential candidates and it takes time." … [Read more...] about Can Donald Trump wait out the coronavirus?
In that way he has of saying out loud what many believe but won’t admit, Donald Trump made no pretense of his fear of vote by mail, describing why Republicans opposed mandated vote by mail in earlier versions of the $2 trillion emergency relief bill, despite the public health issues in sending voters to the polls in the midst of a pandemic: … [Read more...] about Donald Trump’s In-Person Voting Demand is Obscenely Hypocritical, and Worse
While the GOP standard-bearer has spoken a bit less about voter fraud recently, his closing argument centers on Clinton’s corruption and the rigged system that enables it. And it’s difficult to see how that argument leaves room for anything but the most perfunctory endorsement of the election’s legitimacy. … [Read more...] about Donald Jr. Promises Trump Will Concede If Election Result Is ‘Legit’
Immediately after Donald Trump’s hostile takeover of the Republican Party in 2016, it was possible to imagine significant elements of the GOP resisting any enduring Trumpian captivity. And not long before that, there was talk of the Republican Party entering a “libertarian moment” led by presidential candidate Rand Paul and drawing on the systemic anti-government passions of the tea-party movement. … [Read more...] about Republican Dissident Considers Running Against Trump As a Libertarian