Trump, Covid and empathy for the world’s least empathetic man | Robert Reich

Biden is praying for him – and yet the Trump campaign’s negative ads continue. There’s an asymmetry of decency here

For about a minute today I found myself feeling sorry for Donald Trump. The poor man is now “battling” Covid-19 (the pugilistic verb is showing up all over the news). He’s in the hospital. He’s out of shape. He’s 74 years old. His chief of staff reportedly says his symptoms are “very concerning”.

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