Donald Trump finally wore a mask in public. Let’s take the high road on this one.
Look. I don’t like Donald Trump. There’s evidence of that all over this very website. But I’m not going to razz him for finally putting on a damn mask.
Yes, the 45th president of the United States made his first public appearance in a protective mask on Saturday. It happened during a visit to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland. I’m not sure if there was any fanfare around it or he just showed up. But there’s a photo.
I’m not here to suggest I’m now on board with the president. You can’t erase his four years worth of lies to the American people, intentional stoking of racial tensions, and generally criminal behavior. You also can’t undo the more than 130,000 (and counting) who died from COVID-19 in the weeks and months before the president saw (let’s be real, political) sense in putting on a mask. Read more…