Since April, I have read all of the archived presidential remarks made by President Trump about the coronavirus. I wanted, simply, to see if I could tell the story of the president’s response to the pandemic by attaching quotes from him talking about it to the numbers of cases and deaths, one statement or exchange from each official White House event where he talked about Covid-19 and America’s response to it. The thread is over 290 posts. The sheet I use to collect potential posts has over 75,000 of the president’s words on it, “a tiny percentage” of the total…

Steven Heit

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