Get yer Clorox ready to chug because…
President Trump on Monday said he will resume giving regular coronavirus briefings this week, reviving a practice that is controversial among some aides as infections surge across the United States.
“I think it’s a great way to get information out to the public as to where we are with the vaccine, with the therapeutics, and generally speaking where we are,” Trump said. “So I think we’ll start that, probably starting tomorrow.”
“We had very successful briefings. I was doing them, and we had a lot of people watching. Record numbers watching,” he said. “In the history of cable television — television — there’s never been anything like it.”
I’m not saying he’s going to turn them into campaign rallies again, but HE TOTALLY IS GOING TO TURN THEM INTO CAMPAIGN RALLIES AGAIN.
Our failed political press needs to recall the last time. Record the damn things, fact check them, and if Lord Damp Nut says anything newsworthy, include it in a later broadcast. Covering these things live is aiding and abetting a mass killer.