Trump campaign "staff have been told to wear masks outside the office, in case they’re spotted by reporters, but they’ve been instructed that it’s acceptable to remove them in the office." They also reportedly joke about the actual coronavirus threat. https://www.politico.com/news/2020/07/10/trump-campaign-office-social-distancing-356439
BREAKING: @Oliver Darcy reveals that the top writer for Fox News host Tucker Carlson has for years been using a pseudonym to post bigoted remarks on an online forum that is a hotbed for racist, sexist, and other offensive content. The writer has resigned. http://www.cnn.com/2020/07/10/media/tucker-carlson-writer-blake-neff/index.html
This is really worth your time about life post-Covid. Nuanced smart analysis from @David Leonhardt on an event that could change this country more than World War II or Great Depression. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/10/opinion/sunday/coronavirus-economy-two-years.html?referringSource...
New Yorker: “in a final act of revenge,” WH made clear “Trump opposed Vindman’s promotion. Senior Administration officials told Esper and Ryan McCarthy, the Secretary of the Army, to dig for misconduct that would justify blocking Vindman’s promotion.” https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/trumps-impeachment-revenge-alexander-vindman-is-bullie...
Trump is using Nixon's script in a new US: In 68, non-college whites were ~80% of voters; in Nov, they'll likely be a little over 1/2 that. Col+ whites were ~15% & non-whites were ~7-10%. Both will be ~30% in Nov. White Christians were 85% of US adults then. Now they're 1/2 that.
“Until there’s a vaccine, I’m not setting foot on campus,” said Dana Ward, 70, professor of political studies at Pitzer College in Claremont, Calif., who teaches anarchist history and thought. “Going into the classroom is like playing Russian roulette.” https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/03/us/coronavirus-college-professors.html
“Until there’s a vaccine, I’m not setting foot on campus,” said Dana Ward, 70, an professor of political studies at Pitzer College in Claremont, Calif., who teaches anarchist history and thought. “Going into the classroom is like playing Russian roulette.” https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/03/us/coronavirus-college-professors.html