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The most irresponsible and immoral thing a president has ever said out loud

It’s orders of magnitude worse than the Ukraine phone call. It’s hard to be shocked at what he does after the last three years but this is simply unconscionable. It’s evil. And I don’t use that word lightly. It explains so much, like why are tests so hard to get, why is the cost not being waived, why aren’t more social distancing measures being taken? What happened to all those cases in Coffeyville, Kansas??

Many of us have suspected that the numbers were being kept deliberately low but that only means that more at risk populations have been exposed and that kind of thing won’t stay secret for long. The JHU tracker is showing a sharp increase in new cases outside of China in the past week and India is showing fewer cases than Iceland.

We may not all die but our hospital system and healthcare workers are going to be overwhelmed and it will get ugly when all the people who need extended hospital stays end up breaking the system.

It’s hard to believe that Republicans refuse to put a stop to this. Maybe Bloomberg will buy Fox News and make it stop telling lies.

Something’s got to give. We can’t go on like this. He’s going to permanently ruin this country beyond all recall.

We could have had a V8

Good thing she wasn’t interviewed by Adam Davidson who would have asked her “Why do you have to harsh our mellow by being a know it all? Why are you all like ‘it’s not good for the little guy’? You know, nobody who makes money agrees with you.”

History will not be kind to Adam.

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