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The explosion of Covid-19 infections in and around Trump's White House, following the belated disclosure of his own illness, stands as a stunning metaphor for his tragic mismanagement of the pandemic – which so far has cost over 210,000 American lives and will doubtless take many more before he leaves office.

But to explain just how insanely irresponsible Trump has been – endangering the lives of scores of people whom he supposedly values – the Lincoln Project put together a short video timeline. It's pithy and still shocking, even after all we've gone through with this monstrous narcissist. Feel sad for those around him, who are learning how little he cares for their survival.

The kicker? Incredibly, Trump and his minions are still covering up by refusing to perform contact tracing. In a just world they would be prosecuted for depraved indifference and negligent homicide.

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Uncovering The Plot Against America

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Investigations of the terrible crimes committed against the United States at the Capitol last week had scarcely begun when the usual suspects launched a right-wing cover-up. Rather than blame the motley swarm of #MAGA fanatics, white nationalists and habitual criminals whom we all witnessed storming into the citadel of democracy to stop certification of the 2020 election, they pointed the finger to the antifa and Black Lives Matter movements.

But such a preposterous political alibi, premised on nonexistent evidence, won't stand up to the kind of scrutiny that must now be brought to bear on these momentous events. Long after President Donald Trump's impeachment is over and done, and regardless of whether he is convicted or not, the myriad investigations and trials of the perpetrators of the Capitol insurrection will go on for years. Justice will be done; the truth will be revealed; and the breadth of the assault on our constitutional democracy will stun even the jaded and cynical.

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