Monday, March 9, 2020

Trump coronavirus point-counterpoint (stock market edition)

A year's worth of gains wiped out.  (But don't worry; it's already recovering some of its losses -- 300 points up from its low -- although we are still 3 1/2 hours from the closing bell.)

Related posts:
March 6-10, 2020
Channeling Bloody Mary: White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow on the Coronavirus.  (3/9/2020)
Coronavirus point/counterpoint, starring a grumbling Donald Trump,  (3/9/2020)
GET ME REWRITE: Sean Duffy's daughter ridiculed for parroting inane GOP talking point. (3/9/2020)
Dear New York Times, It's called bullying. It's an act of aggression. It has nothing to do with strength of character. Best, Retiring Guy.  (3/9/2020)
Worldometer (and others) track the coronavirus.  (3/7/2020)

March 1-5, 2020
Dear Mike Pence, How's that coronavirus messaging stacking up? Best, Retiring Guy.  (3/5/2020)
GET ME REWRITE: To combat the coronavirus epidemic, Iran's leaders choose a terrible idea.  (3/4/2020)
GET ME REWRITE: Trump fumes as coronavirus tanks stock market, sends re-election campaign strategy off a cliff.  (3/2/2020)
GET ME REWRITE: Pence offers disturbing example of White House's disciplined approach to coronavirus messaging.  (3/2/2020

February 2020
The company he keeps: the Alex Azar connections.  (2/28/2020)
Meet Russell Vought, the 'acting' GOP hack that Trump installed at OMB.  (2/25/2020)
Dear Trump loyalists Richard Shelby and Bradley Byrne, There's this other kind of flu goin' round. Best, Retiring Guy.  (2/24/2020)

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