All Further Articles for 2020-05-21
Guarding the Potatoes, Abandoning the People
Filling his days with photo-ops to disown the deadly chaos he's sown, Trump just met with some Virginia farmers to tout billions in pandemic payments. Then he attacked its governor, warning he'll take everyone's guns and "You'll have nobody guarding your potatoes," though Virginia doesn't grow many. From a populace hungry for diversion, cue Potato Wars hashtags, essays, historical vignettes. And back in the world, 1.59 million cases, 94,276 deaths, a new report he could have saved many.