Month: June 2020

Joe Scarborough Rips Donald Trump With Rewrite Of His Rally Coronavirus Waiver

The real legal disclaimer on the president’s 2020 campaign website warns people they can’t sue if they catch the contagion at the indoor event, planned for June 19 at the 19,000-capacity BOK Center. “By clicking register below, you are acknowledging that an inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people

Trump Is Back To Business As Usual As Virus Surges In States

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the White House, aides now routinely flout internal rules requiring face masks. The president’s campaign is again scheduling mass arena rallies. And he is back to spending summer weekends at his New Jersey golf club. Three months after President Donald Trump bowed to the realities of a pandemic that put big

The Latest Swing State Polls Look Good For Biden

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the week Hard as it may be to believe, Election Day is now less than five months away. And at this point, former Vice President Joe Biden has a clear lead over President Trump in the national polls. But recent state-level surveys also give Biden an

Tom Cotton Accidentally Gives The Washington Monument An Awesome New Name

Then he predicted that cancel culture would come to Washington.   “Are we going to tear the Washington Monument down?” Cotton asked. “Are we going to rename it the Obelisk of Wokeness?” On Twitter, the answer was a resounding yes: I watched this so you don’t have to. All you need to know is that “THE

Black People Are Tired Of Inaction Against Police Brutality. They’re Watching Biden To See If He’ll Turn The Tide.

Ben Kothe / BuzzFeed News; Getty Images As America reckons with historic protests against police brutality, violent law enforcement retaliation, and eerie curfews, Black activists and strategists are closely watching Joe Biden. The nationwide protests that began after George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis police custody offer Biden a chance to signal to Americans how

May’s Jobs Report Brought Good News — But Not For Everyone

We already knew the economic crisis of the coronavirus pandemic was moving much faster than our economic data could keep up with. But the most recent jobs report, which was released today, underscores just how little we know about the current state of the job market at any given moment. In a surprise development, the

Trump Invokes George Floyd In Celebration Of Jobs Report

President Donald Trump said he hoped George Floyd was “looking down” on a surprisingly optimistic jobs report released Friday, just moments after calling for an amped-up police response to nationwide protests against racism and police brutality sparked by Floyd’s death.  The president’s reference to the man who died after a Minneapolis police officer pinned his