April 17, 2020 7:01 AM HomePoliticsMorning Reads for Friday, April 17, 2020 Morning Reads for Friday, April 17, 2020 By Ginny Politics 4 Comments Thought police. This reminds me it’s time to plant your tomatoes. Not encouraging. When BB is more believable than the national media. Sooner or later, we’ll know the truth. What is it with these people? We all need some sunshine and human interaction. Long, but worth it. Before all our brains turn to mush. Too many of our elected and unelected officials are acting like toddlers testing their boundaries. UPDATED: Of course, Albert was right! Share this:TwitterFacebookTumblrRedditEmailPrint Related About Author Ginny Get off my lawn. 4 Comments armanidog Your Republican administration at work, corruption at its finest: “The Trump administration paid a bankrupt company with zero employees $55 million for N95 masks, which it’s never manufactured… The Post reported that the Federal Emergency Management Agency was paying Panthera about $5.50 per mask, decidedly more than what the government pays companies with an established background in producing medical supplies such as 3M, which charges about $0.63 per mask.” https://www.businessinsider.com/fema-paid-bankrupt-company-no-employees-55-million-n95-masks-2020-4 April 17, 2020 8:06 AM Log in to Reply NoParty4Me Yep. Never made, bought, or sold masks before. But they had the best sales pitch, ” I know a guy…” April 17, 2020 8:49 AM Log in to Reply edatlanta lol @ thought police April 17, 2020 10:38 AM Log in to Reply Dave Bearse “Why do we have to listen to Guido Cuomo Every. Damned. Day?” Carolyn Hall Fisher, GaGOP first vice chair on Facebook. Dana Milbank: Is it possible Trump is more self-aware than we thought? Like Bligh, he is abusive. Unlike Bligh, he is a poor navigator. The Trump-as-errant-captain theme has been explored, delightfully, by novelist Dave Eggers in his recent allegory, “The Captain and the Glory”: “He nudged the wheel a bit left, and the entire ship listed leftward, which was both frightening and thrilling. He turned the wheel to the right, and the totality of the ship, and its uncountable passengers and their possessions, all were sent rightward. In the cafeteria, where the passengers were eating lunch, a thousand plates and glasses shattered. An elderly man was thrown from his chair, struck his head on the dessert cart and died later that night. High above, the Captain was elated by the riveting drama caused by the surprises of his steering.” So it is with our captain, who claims absolute authority but takes no responsibility. April 17, 2020 11:20 AM Log in to Reply Add a Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.