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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and President Donald Trump

Watch cable television and you'll see lots of Americans who are simply too stupid to take coronavirus seriously. They complain about wearing masks, insist the pandemic is a hoax, and mimic the mindless behavior of President Trump, whom they tend to idolize.

Unfortunately, a number of these imbeciles are in positions of power – notably in Texas, where Gov. Greg Abbott has led the state into a nightmare of disease and government dysfunction, along with Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick and Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn. (Vice President Mike Pence told his share of lethal lies about the Lone Star State, too.)

Somebody needs to be held accountable for the continuing destruction of Texas. And the fine people at MeidasTouch SuperPAC want to make sure everyone knows who. That's why they produced "Trump Kills Texas."

It's short but very sharp. Just click.



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President Joe Biden

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Two tiresome realities about being president of the United States: first, everybody blames you for things over which you have little or no control: such as the worldwide price of oil, and international shipping schedules. Should there be too few electronic gee-gaws on store shelves to pacify American teenagers this Christmas, it will be Joe Biden’s fault.

Second, everybody gives you advice, whether you ask for it or not. Everywhere you look, Democrats and Democratically-inclined pundits are tempted to panic. “The cold reality for Biden,” writes New York Magazine’s Jonathan Chait “is that his presidency is on the brink of failure.” A return to Trumpism, and essentially the end of American democracy, strikes Chait as altogether likely.

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