Jon Meacham was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee. I like to see someone who can pronounce Chattanooga with all the syllables do well.
I’ll let you read Wikipedia for his background. He now lives in Nashville.
A very agitated Jon Meacham dropped the hammer on President Donald Trump on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” on Friday morning for his lie-filled appearances at the daily coronavirus pandemic press conferences, — and advised the public to ignore the president because he has nothing useful to offer.
I watched this morning and enjoyed watching a home boy stand up to the Clown in the White House.
“The doctors, nurses, medical personnel, the testing people, they are the soldiers in this war — we’re all part of it, obviously, because we could all be victims, or carriers of it, but they are really the classic idea of the soldier,” he explained. “Imagine how you would feel if we were in a traditional shooting war, and the commander in chief failed to put bullets in the rifles of our soldiers — that’s where we are.”
“It’s not even as complicated, I don’t think, as making a bullet,” he continued, describing the medical mask shortage. “As Joe Biden likes to say, this is the United States of America. We have defeated communist tyranny. We’ve defeated Nazi Germany. We’ve carried the idea, if not the reality, of the quality throughout the world for 240 years and we can’t make masks? Really?”