After a week in which the president was more willing to stick to a script, to temporarily eschew some of his more fact-challenged medical statements and to keep many of answers to reporters’ questions uncharacteristically succinct, Trump’s more typical behavior is starting to show through.
In the last day, he again chided governors who were slowing economic reopenings amid a nationwide coronavirus surge, and he returned to promoting flawed information about hydroxychloroquine, MAGAworld’s preferred Covid-19 drug, even as top public health officials debate its efficacy. Tuesday night, Trump characteristically doubled down, defending his decision to trumpet misleading claims from a doctor who has also alleged alien DNA is used in medical treatments and vaccines are disseminated to prevent people from being religious.
If you have any doubts about demon sperm and alien DNA, I present into evidence:
I won’t link to this, don’t want to amplify disinformation, but it was banana pants. Twitter suspended Junior Mint’s account for tweeting the video. He’s, of course, outraged, censored, blah-blah-blah. Anyway, back to Prznint Stupid:
“I thought she was very impressive,” Trump said. “She said that she’s had tremendous success with hundreds of different patients. I thought her voice was an important voice, but I know nothing about her.”
He know nothing about her, but thought her voice was important. Got it.
Here’s the moment in the press conference where he’s asked about her:
Meanwhile, US Trump-Virus Deaths have now passed 150,000.
I meant to squeeze this in somewhere, so here it goes: