257 new deaths. Hey Floridians, you may want to impeach your governor for, you know, murder.
The Florida Department of Health reported 257 new COVID-19 deaths in Florida on Friday, marking the fourth consecutive day the state has surpassed its own daily death record.
The state’s total amount of lives lost to the virus since the beginning of the pandemic in March now nears 7,000, with 6,843 Florida resident deaths and 123 non-resident deaths. July alone saw 3,409 COVID-19 related deaths recorded – nearly 50 percent of the state’s total COVID-19 deaths.
So Congressman Covid has really done everything possible to be a superspreader. Not only did he refuse to wear a mask, insist that his staff did not wear a mask, then gave his staff the news that he was positive in person, but after finding out his results, one of his first stops was to go to the gym.
According to @RepSpeier, Gohmert knew he had the virus and continued to put others in danger by going to the member’s gym and even sleeping in his Washington D.C. office. https://t.co/jlcmS5QbIx
A public health expert in contact with Trump’s COVID task force said that, early on, a member of Jared Kushner’s team felt that because the virus had hit blue states hardest, a national testing plan was unnecessary and would not make sense politically. https://t.co/nnhK1clWTo
What happens when Trump refuses to accept an electoral loss? Professor Lawrence Douglass from Amherst College has written a book about this looming constitutional crisis. It’s a lot more complex than having a Marine guard kicking Trump’s ass out onto Pennsylvania Avenue.
In case you have forgotten what a presidential speech sounds like: