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How the Coronavirus Shattered Trump's Serene Confidence; and put untold numbers of Americans at risk.

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"Misinformation and cant, along with a kindred scorn for science and professional expertise: these things are pathogens, too. Counterfeit facts can polarize, alienate, disaffect, rouse misdirected rage, & foment social division. They come at a cost to our civility; at a time of pandemic, especially, they also come at a cost in human lives. During this dangerous period, a range of polls revealed that Republicans, in particular, trust Trump’s information on the virus more than that of the “lame-stream media.” Fake news and conspiracy theories are opportunistic viruses, and for many weeks there was no end to their spread. Trump cannot be forgiven for his preening & his belatedness."  Friday,  the President spent much of his briefing berating a reporter and further alarming the public. If is better to be lucky than good, then  "Trump is not good. so  we must hope that he will be lucky."

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