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The Virus vs The Virus

A Trump Twitter Timeline

March 28: 2,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

March 31: 3,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

April 1: 4,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

Editor’s note: All Were Not Saved.

April 2: 5,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

Editor’s note: Oil would soon move into negative value territory.

April 3, 6,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

Editor’s note: This was when the president urged people to get out and vote during a pandemic Kelly lost..

April 4: 8,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

Editor’s note: We’d later learn that this drug killed more than it saved.

April 5: 9,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

April 6: 10,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

April 8: 14,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

April 10: 18,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

Editor’s note: It turns out, no.

April 11: 20,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

April 13: 22,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

April 15: 23,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

April 16: 30,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

April 17: 35,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

April 19: 40,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

Editor’s note: He was not right on ventilators. Nor, testing.

April 21: 45,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

April 24: 50,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

Editor’s note: Liberate Georgia?

April 25: 52,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

Editor’s note: He repeatedly called it a hoax.
Editor’s note: For a guy who criticizes the media, Trump really buried the lede here. This was the Lysol moment.
Editor’s note: Yes, please stop.
Editor’s note: Donald Trump just accused someone else of lying.

April 26: 55,000 American Covid-19 Deaths

Editor’s note: Perhaps he’d consider working less hard?
Editor’s note: The UV Light paired with Injected Disinfectant = Wheels Off.
Editor’s note: Fox is not biased against Trump.
Editor’s note: Someone misspelled Nobel Prize. In fairness, he was referring to Pulitzers anyway.

Of course, none of the Tweets are as damning as the spoken comments on the matter. See this video from The Recount for a reminder. And keep in mind that this video material was all gathered before the president’s mused about putting disinfectant inside our bodies.

Dave Pell Writes NextDraft: Real News Saves Lives.

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