“He demands action,” Melania says of her husband, who cheated on her with a porn star shortly after she gave birth to their son. -Tim O'Brien
Has Melania ever actually met her husband? She seems to be describing someone else, someone very different than @realDonaldTrump -Joe Lockhart
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The second night of the Republican National Convention often seemed like it was taking place in February. Maybe of 2020. Maybe of 2022. Just…
...at some time when the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed nearly 180,000 Americans and caused the unemployment rate to spike to 10.2%, isn’t happening.
5 TAKEAWAYS FROM THE SECOND NIGHT OF TRUMP’S WHITE HOUSE CONVENTION… WHICH IS MOST LIKELY IN VIOLATION FEDERAL LAW… THE HATCH ACT
With the exception of first lady Melania Trump… not a single speaker referenced the massive death toll of Americans in the past six months.
178,000 DEAD AMERICANS THANKS TO THE BUNGLING TRUMP RESPONSE TO TRUMP FLU…
More than 1,200 Americans died of the coronavirus on Tuesday, THE SECOND NIGHT OF THE REPUBLICAN NATIONAL CONVENTION.
Trump's only strategy in dealing with Trump Flu is to WISH IT AWAY hasn't worked and 178,000 Americans are now dead...
Here are four other takeaways from the second night of the 2020 Republican National Convention:
- Trump Is Just Going To Break The Hatch Act And Assume No One Will Stop Him
- The Use Of The Marginalized For Stunts
- Niche Political Plays
- Vetting Failures
The scratched speaker, Mary Ann Mendoza, had shared a Twitter thread containing numerous anti-Semitic smears and conspiracies earlier Tuesday. The thread was written by a believer in the nonsensical QAnon conspiracy theory. Mendoza, whose son was killed by an undocumented immigrant who was driving drunk, was set to deliver a speech praising Trump. Republicans canceled the speech not long after her embrace of the theory came to light.
The second speaker, Abby Johnson, is a former Planned Parenthood organizer who has become a star among anti-abortion rights activists. But she also said police would be justified in profiling her adopted “brown” son, who is “statistically more likely to commit a violent offense,” than her white sons. She also recently suggested only the heads of households ― i.e., men in most cases ― should be allowed to vote and defended that position on Twitter in the moments leading up to her speech.