All the harrumphing was about an improper Oval Office tryst that did indeed tarnish the highest position in the land.
This is just 173 shy of the death toll of 9/11—that cataclysmic event that reordered elements of American society.
Of course, Trump cannot be expected to note the ghastly milestones.
His inept response to the crisis has led to a death count far higher (per capita) than that in other industrialized democracies.
It is true that 81 million Americans voted to fire Trump, no doubt much because of his coronavirus malfeasance.
For them, the staggering loss of life for which Trump bears partial responsibility was not a deal-breaker.
He is watching television, writhing in anger, and obsessing over fact-free allegations about an election theft that did not happen. »