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trump's Risky Rallies are Straight Out of 'Hunger Games'

Trump's risky rallies are straight out of 'Hunger Games'

 

Welcome to Donald Trump's "Covid Hunger Games: Campaign edition." That's the only way to describe Trump's continued flouting at his campaign rallies of measures enacted to keep people safe from the coronavirus. We saw another example Saturday night when Trump held a rally in Nevada that violated the state's rules on limiting events to 50 people, ignored the state's mask mandate and jammed people on top of each other.

 
Add to that, Nevada's official statistics show that the state currently has a disturbing Covid-19 test positivity rate of 9.5%, with cases growing at a rate of 0.4% — 299 new cases per day — for the most recent seven-day period recorded by Nevada Health Response. (New York, by contrast, has now gone more than a month with a positivity rate of less than 1%.) The World Health Organization has advised states not to re-open until the positivity rate is at 5% or lower for 14 days.
 
But none of that apparently matters to Trump — as long as he gets the optics of a large crowd that he believes looks good for his 2020 campaign. That helps explains why after the rally, Trump tweeted photos from the event that featured people not wearing masks crammed together.
 
Trump even shared a video clip of his fans running from a gated area to the front of the stage that looked like the start of a Covid-themed game show. I was expecting to hear Trump entice his supporters by yelling out, "First 25 to the stage get a month's supply of hydroxychloroquine!"
 
 
 
At the rally, Trump lied to his supporters that the reason it was being held in the town of Minden and not at the Reno airport, where it was originally scheduled, was because the Democratic Gov. Steve Sisolak, "tried to stop us."
 
"We didn't," tweeted Meghin Delaney, Sisolak's press secretary. In reality, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported that it was actually Reno airport officials who prevented the rally there, citing the 50-person restriction on crowd gatherings.
 
Earlier in the week, Trump held a rally in North Carolina that again ignored statewide social distancing mandates of limiting gatherings to 50 people and wearing masks. These measures are in place for one reason: To save lives from a deadly pandemic that has taken the lives of more than 193,000 Americans since March. In the last week alone, with deaths averaging 850 a day, hundreds more Americans died from Covid-19 than during the attacks on 9/11.
 
Sure, the Trump campaign does tell the media, "Every attendee will get a temperature check prior to admission, be provided a mask they're encouraged to wear, and have access to plenty of hand sanitizers." But photos show masks are not being worn. If Trump really wanted to ensure the safety of his supporters rather than feed his ego, he could simply tell them at the rally to put on their masks and keep a safe distance from each other. Trump is not bashful when it comes to sharing his views on issues that he's passionate about.
 
Trump is not just exposing his supporters at the rally to the virus. He's also sending an alarming message to the nation that social distancing mandates can be ignored. This is beyond irresponsible, it borders on sinister given that Trump fully understands how easily transmittable and fatal this virus could be. We now know that as early as February 7 Trump told Washington Post reporter Woodward, in a phone call made public last week, that Covid-19 was highly contagious since it could be transmitted in the air and that it was five times "more deadly" than the flu.
 
Add to that, Trump must be aware that after his Tulsa campaign rally in late June, there was a spike in Covid-19 cases in the Tulsa area that local health officials believed was linked to his event.
 
Indeed, it was at this very rally former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain was seen not wearing a mask. Cain was diagnosed with Covid-19 not long after and died from the virus weeks later. While it's unclear if Cain contracted the virus at the Trump rally, it still should raise alarm bells for Trump over that possibility.

 

The bottom line is this: Trump will always do what is best for Trump. In this case it means holding large campaign rallies that violate Covid-19 safety measures simply because Trump believes that could help him win reelection — even if it means more of his supporters are exposed to a virus that he knows is "deadly stuff."
 
If Trump isn't concerned with whether his supporters get Covid-19, why would anyone believe he cares about the 51% of Americans who don't support him getting sick? Or even dying.

 

Trump's risky rallies are straight out of 'Hunger Games' 


"FAKE 45 #illegitimate" read a sign at the Woman's March in DC, 1/27/2017
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Trump supporters are overtaken with a false sense of security in that they think Trump is really on their side and "their side" alone; that whatever adversity that may come, he will reserve for the "others" that they hate and/or feel threatened by.  The only problem with this train of thought is, Trump really doesn't give a good gosh darn about any of Us--Trump supporters included. 

 

He says what they want to hear at those rallies and on TV (just like a good huckster should).  But the truth is, if a Democrat dies of COVID Trump reasons, "Well, he wasn't gonna vote for me anyway!"  And if a Republican dies of  COVID Trump figures, "There's more (republican voters) where that came from!"   In other words, in Trump World we're all expendable. 

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If there was adequate time left until the November tRump would kill off enough of his supporters to lose the election !


Man learns from history that man learns nothing from history.
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Centristsin2010:  Welcome to Donald Trump's "Covid Hunger Games: Campaign edition." That's the only way to describe Trump's continued flouting at his campaign rallies of measures enacted to keep people safe from the coronavirus. We saw another example Saturday night when Trump held a rally in Nevada that violated the state's rules on limiting events to 50 people, ignored the state's mask mandate and jammed people on top of each other.

 

 

 

Isn't it heartwarming to see the president so caring about the health of his base?😂

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all he cares about is getting re elected. He doesn't care how many supporters he has to throw under the bus!! Ooops!!!!
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@Panjandrum wrote:

Isn't it heartwarming to see the president so caring about the health of his base?😂

 

"If he can in any way profit from your death, he’ll facilitate it, and then he’ll ignore the fact that you died.”

Mary Trump   😢


 

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North and South Dakota Lead in U.S. COVID-19 Growth as Both States Reject Mask Requirements

 

(SIOUX FALLS, S.D.) — Corona virus infections in the Dakotas are growing faster than anywhere else in the nation, fueling impassioned debates over masks and personal freedom after months in which the two states avoided the worst of the pandemic.

 

https://time.com/5888513/north-south-dakotas-covid19/

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I think Putin instructed him to spread the virus as wide as he can and as fast as he can before he is tossed out of office. 

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again, a GLOWING example of why Putin wanted him in 2016, and again in 2020, any questions?
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North and South Dakota Lead in U.S. COVID-19 Growth as Both States Reject Mask Requirements

(SIOUX FALLS, S.D.) — Corona virus infections in the Dakotas are growing faster than anywhere else in the nation, fueling impassioned debates over masks and personal freedom after months in which the two states avoided the worst of the pandemic.

 

https://time.com/5888513/north-south-dakotas-covid19/

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@CriticalThinking wrote:

North and South Dakota Lead in U.S. COVID-19 Growth as Both States Reject Mask Requirements

(SIOUX FALLS, S.D.) — Corona virus infections in the Dakotas are growing faster than anywhere else in the nation, fueling impassioned debates over masks and personal freedom after months in which the two states avoided the worst of the pandemic.

 

https://time.com/5888513/north-south-dakotas-covid19/


Hey, come visit our 10-day motorcycle celebration.  You'll be outside, 200,000 crammed in campsites, drinking endlessly.  No helmets....no masks....common sense optional.


"FAKE 45 #illegitimate" read a sign at the Woman's March in DC, 1/27/2017
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North Dakoda and South Dakota have death rates of 22 and 21 per 100,000 population respectively while NJ is 180, NY is 170, Ma is 134, Ct is 126  ....

 

https://www.statista.com/statistics/1109011/coronavirus-covid19-death-rates-us-by-state/

 

There is an explanation for everything.

 

Say no to Joe and BLM cult!

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Trump lied and people died!
Biden/Harris 2020
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Centrists posted-If Trump isn't concerned with whether his supporters get Covid-19, why would anyone believe he cares about the 51% of Americans who don't support him getting sick? Or even dying.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Oh yeah- now they care,where were they before the virus spread?



Democrats & The Media Downplayed The Coronavirus While Trump Was Taking Strong Actions Against It - ...

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easyed598:   Democrats & The Media Downplayed The Coronavirus While Trump Was Taking Strong Actions Against It - ...

 

 

 

Right Ed, we're supposed to take seriously info you link to from Team Trump? 😂😂   That said, in the very early days of this pandemic, there was a lot of confusion and misinformation going around about how it was transmitted and how deadly it was........unlike Trump, people didn't know those things. He knew and chose to sit on it and outright lie.

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@Panjandrum wrote:

easyed598:   Democrats & The Media Downplayed The Coronavirus While Trump Was Taking Strong Actions Against It - ...

 

 

 

Right Ed, we're supposed to take seriously info you link to from Team Trump? 😂😂   That said, in the very early days of this pandemic, there was a lot of confusion and misinformation going around about how it was transmitted and how deadly it was........unlike Trump, people didn't know those things. He knew and chose to sit on it and outright lie.


Yes indeed!  IMO, due to trumps narcissism and incompetence, ADVANTAGE BIDEN....  Game, SET, MATCH!


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Centrists posted-Right Ed, we're supposed to take seriously info you link to from Team Trump? 

 

 

 

 

   That said, in the very early days of this pandemic, there was a lot of confusion and misinformation going around about how it was transmitted and how deadly it was------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Apparently there was . We had just a few case in the U.S. when Trump put the travel ban on China in January and a few weeks later put a ban on Europe . The end of February ,Pelosi was encouraging everyone to go party in S.F. Chinatown  and Cuomo told everone not to panic and go ride the subway. In addition ,the Dems were all calling  Trump xenophobic for putting the travel ban on. Trump was right  and  Dems were wrong. BTW- 40% of deaths in New York occurred in Nursing homes thanks to Cuomo.

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@easyed598 wrote:

Centrists posted-Right Ed, we're supposed to take seriously info you link to from Team Trump?  No Centrists didn't!  There's a feature on this forum where one can post the words of another...give it a try.

 

   That said, in the very early days of this pandemic, there was a lot of confusion and misinformation going around about how it was transmitted and how deadly it was.  In large part because your guy, trump wouldn't share anything that was known.  Which has caused tens of thousands of deaths.  TRUMP KNEWN AND PEOPLE DIED!!!

 

 

February 7th he admitted he knew and wanted to downplay the virus.


"FAKE 45 #illegitimate" read a sign at the Woman's March in DC, 1/27/2017
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Trump loves crowds and hates masks.

 

Masks are a walking symbol of how badly he has managed this disease, all the way to the polls.

 

Everything he does is antithetical to CDC and his own "task force", who we hardly see anymore giving advice and guidence on national TV.

 

Well, a dictator needs to control the message, and he is in an illusionary bubble, serving up re-runs of his stale incompetence.

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@easyed598 wrote:
Centrists posted an article from Dean Obeidallah, a former attorney, is the host of SiriusXM radio's daily program "The Dean Obeidallah Show" and a columnist for The Daily Beast. Follow him @DeanObeidallah. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own.-If Trump isn't concerned with whether his supporters get Covid-19, why would anyone believe he cares about the 51% of Americans who don't support him getting sick? Or even dying.----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Oh yeah- now they care,  THEY???  LMAO!  where were they before the virus spread?  Same place you were and expecting the President to protect Americans.

"FAKE 45 #illegitimate" read a sign at the Woman's March in DC, 1/27/2017
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Pelosi: Virus fears shouldn't stop Chinatown trips - YouTube                   Thanks Nancy -Now go get your hair done.       

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Cuomo says no reason to PANIC  in early days of Corvid19. Interesting he used the same verbiage Trump used several months ago. We later learned that 40% of all deaths in New York from virus occurred in New York Nursing homes where seniors were required to stay by Governor`s order.---
Watch a timeline of N.Y. Gov. Cuomo's comments on coronavirus going back to early February - YouTube

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How many Toad Worshipers will die before they realize what's really killing them is his ego?

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@Centristsin2010   We  all know that they are taking a risk. but apparently they don't care. in that case why should we?
The time has come that everyone is accountable for their own actions. and if they haven't learned by now about how he has treated this virus, what makes you think that any or us can help them?

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@Roxanna35 wrote:

@Centristsin2010   We  all know that they are taking a risk. but apparently they don't care. in that case why should we?

 

You do know they can transmit the virus, don't you?


The time has come that everyone is accountable for their own actions.

 

That time has come months ago...

 

and if they haven't learned by now about how he has treated this virus, what makes you think that any or us can help them?

 

I don't.  You don't stop telling a child that they shouldn't smoke, do ya?



"FAKE 45 #illegitimate" read a sign at the Woman's March in DC, 1/27/2017
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OLDERSCOUT66  ---wrote   How many Toad Worshipers will die before they realize what's really killing them is his ego?  

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The SUPER SPREADERS .....

http://www.businessinsider.com/coronavirus-vs-flu...

An intensive-care expert broke down just how contagious the coronavirus is, showing how one person could end up infecting 59,000 in a snowball effect. 


  6,200 people gathered inside TULSA RALLY.... hundreds of thousands went to STURGIS.....

Our death toll is near 200,000 and may be 400,000 by January.....with  another million or two infected.     If you get infected you can expect lung and heart damage being a great possibility....the unknown is still a problem. 

 




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he doesn't care. He will do anything to win again. Anything. Doesn't matter how many people he puts at risk. Vote him out and lock him up!!!!
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