As Trump's lies and boasts and deadly fictions mount with the virus - we now have a record 82,404 cases - so does the urge to shut him up. A Seattle public radio station has stopped airing daily briefings that "offer no public benefit," and other media are cutting back and fact-checking. Still, the atrocities keep coming: Trump just sicced his goons on TV stations showing a Democratic ad that (accurately) cites his murderous lies, arguing it's "false" and "misleading." Because, priorities.
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