“The good ship Trump has sprung a leak, and it’s leaking political capital” https://t.co/RrdZ9ZQQU6
— Philip Rucker (@PhilipRucker) July 25, 2020
“Trump is harnessing falsehood in the cause of bigotry. These are slanders against whole religions and ethnicities. In politics, there is often a tie between deception and malice. Lies are particularly useful in the manipulation of fear.” https://t.co/9k2jF7KugM
— Michael Gerson (@MJGerson) July 24, 2020
— CNN Politics (@CNNPolitics) July 25, 2020
Trump wasn't choosing between the robustly confirmed hard data of the worst public health crisis in a century and… "crime." He was choosing between trying to save a nation at grave risk and "stoking fear of black people" and chose the latter. https://t.co/LCAg6AWvdV
— Seth Abramson (@SethAbramson) July 25, 2020
Sickening. An official told the WaPo that the WH wanted to play up strife in the cities because “it was about getting viral online content.” Is this why our government is tear gassing and firing flash bangs against our fellow Americans!?!? https://t.co/071VuYWucV
— Amanda Carpenter (@amandacarpenter) July 25, 2020
NEW: Trump aides aim to use tough actions to create a permanent state of confrontation & competition with China. They're working fast because they fear a Biden win — and want to leave a legacy of ruptured ties. China’s aggressions help. w/ @stevenleemyers. https://t.co/9U95oipcvo
— Edward Wong (@ewong) July 25, 2020
"There's nothing about Donald Trump that won't stick on these folks. When the Republican Party tries to emerge from this and run to the showers, it's not going to work," Lincoln Project co-founder Rick Wilson says about the GOP. "This is an authoritarian personality cult." pic.twitter.com/RJwGCHNZnu
— MSNBC (@MSNBC) July 25, 2020
The Trump campaign is a cesspool of mismanagement, nepotism, grift, and idiocy https://t.co/F7GtYVFCuq
— Jeff Timmer (@jefftimmer) July 24, 2020
All that's left of the Trump coalition is middle-aged white guys with no college who live mostly in small towns. That's the new GOP.
Nothing wrong with being a white guy with a HS diploma in Ohio, but "Fuck you, I hate my life" isn't a foundation for a party or a government. https://t.co/v6Nc5rOVNY
— Tom Nichols (@RadioFreeTom) July 25, 2020
"Americans treat the rest of the world to the shameful sight of one of the most accomplished scientists in one of the most technologically advanced nations in the world having to be guarded against unhinged cultists in his own country." @RadioFreeTom https://t.co/3QnA0bXmvK
— Bryan W. Van Norden (@BryanVanNorden) July 25, 2020
— Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) July 25, 2020
One consequence of the paranoid style is to target public officials. The Birchers said Eisenhower was a secret communist!
Fauci: "Serious threats against me, against my wife, against my daughters. I mean, really? Is this the United States of America?" https://t.co/IGHoLYcUUc
— Don Moynihan (@donmoyn) July 25, 2020
“The Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBGI) said Saturday it will postpone and rework a segment it planned to air this weekend that suggested Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, was responsible for the creation of the coronavirus.”https://t.co/Xygj23IVhr
— andrew kaczynski🤔 (@KFILE) July 25, 2020
As a propaganda machine, Sinclair is far more dangerous than OANN. Although it's emerging a little more as itself lately, it is still for the most part a stealth network that operates through local "community" stations that present to the viewer as ABC CBS NBC & Fox affiliates. https://t.co/3ktZRVzhuK
— Jay Rosen (@jayrosen_nyu) July 25, 2020
Once again: William Barr is the most dangerous person in this administration, and one of the most dangerous AGs in history. John Mitchell was a piker next to this guy. https://t.co/x7tPldiuBh
— Tom Nichols (@RadioFreeTom) July 25, 2020
Democrats panned the emerging GOP pandemic relief package, saying it won't pass Congress.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says, "I don't think they know what they want, they're in total disarray … We have gone beyond the pale, they're irresponsible." https://t.co/1MWwKcita6
— The ReidOut (@thereidout) July 25, 2020
Who suffers if the GOP doesn’t agree to renew extra unemployment benefits this week?
— 30 million jobless Americans.
— Millions of others who’ll lose their jobs because the 30 million don’t have enough money to buy the goods and services they produce.
— Robert Reich (@RBReich) July 25, 2020
UNREAL!! Mitch McConnell can rush to confirm right wing judges but when it comes to Americans in desperate need, Moscow Mitch and the GOP are taking their sweet time. "McConnell hopes to send next coronavirus relief bill to House within three weeks" https://t.co/wyclZozZdt
— (((DeanObeidallah))) (@DeanObeidallah) July 25, 2020
— The Hill (@thehill) July 25, 2020
But they can always find time to eat their own…
— The Hill (@thehill) July 25, 2020
BREAKING: Government set to announce English holidaymakers arriving back from Spain will have to quarantine for 14 days.
Sky’s @joncraig has the latest.
— SkyNews (@SkyNews) July 25, 2020
Nobody in Spain can understand why we’re making people quarantine for visiting their country when England’s death rate is so much higher. https://t.co/daVYKt4RY7
— Tim Walker (@ThatTimWalker) July 25, 2020
NEW: Department for Transport confirm Transport Secretary @grantshapps is on holiday in Spain.
He will therefore be among thousands of travellers forced to quarantine for a fortnight when he returns to the UK.#COVID19
— Joe Pike (@joepike) July 25, 2020
— Reuters (@Reuters) July 25, 2020
Coronavirus: Spain drives fears of European 'second wave' https://t.co/OhoO5WKBhg
— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) July 25, 2020
Thanks to dithering and ineptitude, we may never have contact tracing app which is typical of a government whose handling of the coronavirus crisis has been an unmitigated fiasco, second only to Trump's United States.https://t.co/YS2D7AULH4
— Brexitshambles (@brexit_sham) July 25, 2020
In 2019, in a leaked no-deal analysis, Cabinet secretary Sir Mark Sedwill who has recently been forced out, warned that a no-deal Brexit would see food prices rising 10%, the police unable to protect public and the worst recession in a decade. https://t.co/fMQXzFwBHv
— Nick Reeves #FBPE #RuleOfLaw (@nickreeves9876) July 25, 2020
Fresh fears of post-Brexit food shortages as three quarters of UK transport companies face being shut https://t.co/eyZ8H7qKNL
— The New European (@TheNewEuropean) July 25, 2020
Remember when we were told this was project fear?
These are the capacities of the new lorry parks across Kent.
White Cliffs Business Park, Dover – 1,200
Manston Airport – 5,800
Waterbrook Park, Ashford – 950
The MoJo site, Ashford – 2,000
9,950 total. https://t.co/EuuxQ08A8H
— Slough for Europe 🇪🇺🎪 (@SloughForEU) July 25, 2020
So now ministers are looking at using Manston Airport near Ramsgate, which has capacity for 5,800 trucks..
This is ENORMOUS.https://t.co/4U4tj3Jrf3
— JC ❤️ 📺 🇬🇧 🐟 Low-skilled, comic & translator. (@jclanoe) July 25, 2020
59.4% of people voted for Brexit in Ashford Kent and they’re getting a bit upset by the extra traffic it’s going to generate. Suck it up pinheads.https://t.co/3BjoDPoHjw
— Ian collins (@Iancoll94354676) July 25, 2020
— Neale Richmond (@nealerichmond) July 25, 2020
A German cruise ship with 1,200 guests set sail for the first time since the industry shutdown from the northern city of Hamburg.https://t.co/DxMqvIuKo7
— New York Daily News (@NYDailyNews) July 25, 2020
As the evidence is piling up, the minister « is referring to Health Canada » : At least 561 flights in Canada had possible coronavirus exposures since pandemic began @MarcGarneau https://t.co/jsfWKSPXia
— Estelle Metayer (@Competia) July 25, 2020
Breaking News: The TV personality Regis Philbin has died at 88. He regaled America over coffee for decades and made television history in 1999 by introducing the runaway hit “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.” https://t.co/AxriWaaCne
— The New York Times (@nytimes) July 25, 2020
Peter Green, co-founder of Fleetwood Mac, has died at age 73, according to a law firm acting on behalf of his family. https://t.co/UUajxjkEd7
— NBC News (@NBCNews) July 25, 2020
Rest in peace, Peter Green. Here’s 10 of his best Fleetwood Mac songs: https://t.co/u6f0KbXDDT
— UltimateClassicRock (@UltClassicRock) July 25, 2020
Mark pays tribute to Peter Green:-
'I loved Peter Green’s playing from the moment I first heard him. He was one of the few greats. There’s hardly a month goes by when I don’t play a PG recording on my jukebox. He will be idolised by guitar players forever.' MK
— Mark Knopfler News (@MKNewsOfficial) July 25, 2020