Community spread of COVID-19 coronavirus is occurring in a giant retirement community in Florida that is known for being a GOP stronghold.
President Donald Trump tweeted a clip from “The Rachel Maddow Show” and thanked the TV host in a tweet on Friday.
In response, Rachel Maddow took the opportunity to slam the president for “leading the worst national response” against the coronavirus of “any industrialized nation in the world.”
President Donald Trump has tried to claim that COVID-19 “snuck up” on the United States — even though there were plenty of people warning about it in real time.
“I’m not a number, I am a free man!” It’s a line that would, right now, only be spouted by idiots who may still be frolicking in parks or on beaches, as they wilfully flout the distancing rules because it doesn’t allow them the satisfaction of a proper high-five. But in the late-60s, the phrase was shouted on a weekly basis on television by a man running for his life from a huge gelatinous white ball on a sandy estuary beach in Wales, while sporting a rather natty jacket with piped lapels.
He was ‘The Prisoner’ (as played by Patrick McGoohan), and now that we are all prisoners, surely there are some lessons we can glean from No 6’s time as a grudging guest of The Village?