May 25th, 2020

dara

Today's News (2020/5/25): Almost too on-point, don't you think? edition

Always fun when armed protesters favourably invoke President Lincoln's assassin, isn't it?

  1. Trump is quote tweeting Seth Rich conspiracy theorist Matt Couch to accuse Joe Scarborough of murder.
  2. President Trump threatens to pull RNC from NC, says Gov. Roy Cooper 'in shutdown mood'
  3. Armed white men lynching Kentucky’s governor in effigy outside his home while children watch and Lee Greenwood blares in the background is peak 2020 America. [EDITOR: This is the one that invoked Lincoln's assassin]
  4. A deadly ‘checkerboard’: Covid-19’s new surge across rural America
  5. Fired scientist defends her COVID-19 data role, portrays Florida Dept. of Health as corrupt
  6. Trump Economic Adviser Kevin Hassett: 'Our Human Capital Stock Is Ready To Get Back To Work'
  7. On weekend dedicated to war dead, Trump tweets insults, promotes baseless claims and plays golf
  8. Covid-19 isn't just "you get better" or "you die".
  9. Nobody seems to pay attention when trans folks point out how a lot of "gender critical" organisations and activists are affiliated with anti-abortion groups, but it's pretty god damn blatant

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