On a day when coronavirus deaths passed 80,000 and top government
scientists warned of the perils of loosening public health
restrictions too soon, President Trump used his massive public
platform to suggest a talk-show host he has clashed with
His baseless charge capped a 48-hour stretch in which he accused
scores of perceived opponents of criminal acts ranging from
illegal espionage to election rigging.
Since writing “HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY” at 8:10 a.m. on Sunday, Trump
has used his Twitter account to make or elevate allegations of
criminal conduct against no less than 20 individuals and
organizations. Since Sunday, he has tweeted more often about
alleged crimes by his perceived opponents than he has about the
pandemic ravaging the country with mass death and unemployment.
This WaPo article by @ToluseO reads
like a dam broke in the newsroom and all the things reporters have
been wanting to write about Trump spilled out.
It’s full of truths, no bothesidesism, nothing mealy-mouthed