Month: September 2020

Trump And Biden Both Got Small Convention Bounces. But Only Biden Got More Popular.

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. Poll(s) of the week More so than Joe Biden, President Trump got a small boost in head-to-head polls coming out of the party conventions (although it appears to have been short-lived). But Biden got a convention bounce of sorts, too: The share of voters with a favorable opinion

Daily Coronavirus Deaths Laid Bare On Time’s First Black Border Cover Since 9/11

The devastating human toll that the coronavirus has taken on the United States is laid bare on Time’s new cover. Artist John Mavroudis hand-wrote the mounting day-by-day count of people who died from COVID-19 for the weekly newsmagazine’s Sept. 21 cover, headlined “An American Failure.” The magazine ditched its signature red border on the cover

Melania Trump’s Tweet About The Truth Is Too Much For People On Twitter

Melania Trump tweeted about “the truth” on Thursday and it was too ironic for many people to handle. “The truth will prevail!” the first lady wrote in solidarity with a post from her chief of staff Stephanie Grisham accusing someone of “spreading falsehoods in exchange for a few dollars & some TV time.” It’s unclear

Fox News Reporter Nails The Hypocrisy Of Trump’s Attacks On Anonymous Sources

Fox News’ national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin highlighted the hypocrisy of Donald Trump’s repeated attacks on journalists’ use of anonymous sources, saying she understands the president himself is “one of the biggest anonymous sources for the White House press corps.” In the latest episode of Mediaite’s podcast “The Interview” released Thursday, Griffin explained why she