Weekend open thread: What's going on where you are?
Trump is golfing. Deaths due to coronavirus are surging, as are cases. And under Bill Barr's orders, federal agents are pushing into Portland's streets and elsewhere.
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It’s worse every weekend when I begin this thread — a thread for everyone to jump into and discuss what’s happening. So please do.
The sociopath in the White House finally canceled the Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, as the country sees over 1000 coronavirus deaths per day for the fourth straight day, the highest numbers per day since May. But the president decided to go to Bedminster, to his golf club, anyway.
Hospitals are experiencing shortages everywhere. And instead of dealing the shortages and the testing that is so desperately needed, the Trump administration, led by Bill Barr at the Justice Department and with Homeland Security forces, is pushing federal agents further into Portland’s streets to attack protesters. And they announced this week their plan to go into other cities, under what they called “Operation Legend,” which seems very much a publicity stunt — even as it all reeks of fascism.
Let me know what’s happening where you are. Are you seeing people wearing masks? Are there further restrictions? What are governors doing? I’ll jump in over the weekend.
And I made an amazing gazpacho just now.
Went out today and was so happy to see that I did not see one person in the stores I had to go to not wearing a mask. My daughters college went to 100% online this weekend as well for the fall. I continue to believe we are in for a long ride with this virus with no national leadership. I am thankful for my governor Who takes this very seriously. I love your show and don’t miss a day!! Thanks for continuing to keep it real!!! Have a great weekend.