Trump’s Contempt for the Sick and Disabled Is Written All Over His Covid-19 Response

The president’s disgust for anyone he deems weak is key to understanding his handling of the pandemic

David M. Perry
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President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Photo: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images

Donald Trump loves parades. In 2018, for no particular reason other than to gratify himself, he organized a military parade in his honor. But as plans for…

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David M. Perry
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Just your average progressive political journalist, medieval historian, and Irish rock musician. Yes, I really do have a PhD in medieval history