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Sat Apr 4, 2020, 02:30 PM

It's not all bad news; the president's ratings are up

By Sid Schwab / Herald columnist

If it wasn’t clear before, it is now, to all but the contentedly Foxified: Putting a multi-failed businessman ostensibly in charge was a bad idea. What was the Electoral College thinking when it gave him tenure?

This week, our businessman-in-chief finalized his killing of automotive fuel standards, gifting oil companies at the expense of public health and the future of our planet. Those are things about which he’s never cared, of course. This was well-known before his “election.”

In one of his recent, beautiful press conferences, the ratings of which he’s touting like he once did his sexual escapades, Trump shared his idea for saving the restaurant industry: let businesses resume deducting expenses when sending their execs to lunch. He was serious.

Nor is it surprising, having scammed his way through life, that he’d accuse hospitals of doing something fishy with the equipment they’re receiving. Long suspected of laundering mob money, Trump figures everyone’s as dishonest as he. And he needs scapegoats to distract from failure. Hospitals. Democratic governors. China. Impeachment, laughably.

Republicans were once outraged when Rahm Emmanuel, President Obama’s chief of staff, said, “Never let a good crisis go to waste.” Now, as Trump follows the script, they’re silent. His EPA is using Covid-19 as an excuse to relax pollution rules. William Barr wants judges to suspend habeas corpus till further notice. Texas has banned abortions during the outbreak. And, as predictable as it’s cruel, Trump rejected an extended Obamacare signup for the millions who’ve just lost their jobs. People about whom we’ve always known he couldn’t care less.

https://www.heraldnet.com/opinion/schwab-its-not-all-bad-news-the-presidents-ratings-are-up/?utm_source=DAILY+HERALD&utm_campaign=1b1d61ff1e-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d81d073bb4-1b1d61ff1e-228635337


While his ratings my have received a slight bounce it's not likely to be enough to save his pathetic ass.

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Sat Apr 4, 2020, 02:42 PM

1. Republicans are already finding ways to steal the election again . . .

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Sat Apr 4, 2020, 05:40 PM

2. TV ratings up and approval ratings down.

The more people watch his MAGAt rallies that he throws in place of handling the pandemic, the more they are turning on him.

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Sat Apr 4, 2020, 10:42 PM

3. A headline like this could dupe my Repub relatives to start reading this. LOL n/t

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