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Undercounting Covid-19 Deaths Is a Deadly Mistake Undercounting Covid-19 Deaths Is a Deadly Mistake

Keeping the toll of Covid-19 deaths artificially low makes it easier for Trump to push for a premature end to the lockdown.

Apr 13, 2020 / no-paywall / Jeet Heer

Dr. Anthony Fauci, pictured through a window, listens to a press briefing.

Dr. Anthony Fauci Has a Target on His Back Dr. Anthony Fauci Has a Target on His Back

Trump’s top adviser on the coronavirus pandemic keeps running afoul of the right-wing media.

Apr 6, 2020 / no-paywall / Jeet Heer

Donald Trump

Trump Toys With a Let-Them-Die Response to the Pandemic Trump Toys With a Let-Them-Die Response to the Pandemic

Goaded by the right-wing media, the president is arguing for a dangerous strategy of letting the virus run wild in order to save the economy.

Mar 23, 2020 / no-paywall / Jeet Heer

If Trump Is Going to Take the Off-Ramp From War, He Needs a Push

If Trump Is Going to Take the Off-Ramp From War, He Needs a Push If Trump Is Going to Take the Off-Ramp From War, He Needs a Push

The president has no idea what he’s doing in the Middle East, which makes it imperative for an anti-war opposition to have a clear agenda.

Jan 8, 2020 / Jeet Heer

Romney and Trump

This F#$%ing Decade This F#$%ing Decade

For years, media and political elites refused to acknowledge the growing racism and radicalism of the Republican party. Their “both-sidesism” led to Trump’s GOP takeover.

Dec 31, 2019 / From the Archive / Joan Walsh

FDR Got Everything that Trump Does Not About Thanksgiving

FDR Got Everything that Trump Does Not About Thanksgiving FDR Got Everything that Trump Does Not About Thanksgiving

Roosevelt used the holiday to preach about sacrifice and solidarity. Trump thanks himself.

Nov 28, 2019 / John Nichols

Republicans against Trump protest

The Tide Is Turning Against Trump The Tide Is Turning Against Trump

Faced with legal and legislative setbacks and the defection of more Republicans, Trump is waging an increasingly strident propaganda war.

Oct 15, 2019 / Signal:Noise / Sasha Abramsky

a promo for Fox News hosts including Tucker Carlson on the News Corporation building in New York

Against the Pundits’ Class Against the Pundits’ Class

In the media imaginary, working-class people are reduced to stereotypes, while actual workers go unheard. But some of them talk back.

Oct 4, 2019 / Maximillian Alvarez

Bret Stephens and Megyn Kelly

The Megyn Kelly Syndrome Strikes Bret Stephens The Megyn Kelly Syndrome Strikes Bret Stephens

The Times columnist is just the latest example of a right-winger who flounders outside his ideological bubble.

Aug 30, 2019 / Jeet Heer

Paul Ryan

Does Paul Ryan Think White Supremacist Hate Is a ‘Hoax’? Does Paul Ryan Think White Supremacist Hate Is a ‘Hoax’?

The former speaker of the House is on the Fox Corporation board—does he share the view, as stated on Fox News, that white supremacy is “actually not a real problem in America”?

Aug 9, 2019 / John Nichols

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