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Monday, March 30, 2020

National Economic Council director Larry Kudlow attempted to explain his rationale behind his baseless claim earlier this month that COVID-19 was "contained" during an interview on ABC News Sunday morning.

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Facts where the only thing contained.

#1 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2020-03-30 07:44 AM | Reply

"Look, I'm as good as the facts are"

Everyone knew you were lying at the time.

#2 | Posted by Zed at 2020-03-30 08:27 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

#2 Yeah, 21 million of them.

#3 | Posted by HeliumRat at 2020-03-30 08:49 AM | Reply

Facts where the only thing contained.

#1 | Posted by HeliumRat

This is the guy your cult chose. Are you doubting their choices? That will get you kicked out of the cult.

#4 | Posted by SpeakSoftly at 2020-03-30 12:38 PM | Reply

I knew that we could identify a real "Enemy of the people".

What should we do about him?

#5 | Posted by contrecoup at 2020-03-30 12:47 PM | Reply

Why would anyone listen to or appoint an idiot like Kudlow? He was bagdad bob right up to the 2008 financial collapse. He was spouting the same hubris about covid.

Trump admin arrogance and incompetence will likely kill over 100,000 Americans.

The worst administration in the history of all administrations.

#6 | Posted by bored at 2020-03-30 12:52 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Is cokehead morning drinker Lying Larry Kudlow claiming that the facts were withheld from him? Is he claiming the medical people withheld details because we know that didn't happen, or is he admitting Dotard sent him out with a script of happy talk to Bagdad Bob the American people? Everybody who was paying attention to the news at the time knew the facts and knew Kudlow was full of -----. He should be prosecuted for every deat that occurred over the trendline set by South Korea, as should everyone in this regime and the Reichwing news media who downplayed the seriousness of this crisis because they got Americans killed.

#7 | Posted by _Gunslinger_ at 2020-03-30 01:22 PM | Reply

He also said, "I don't think it's going to be an economic tragedy."

^
This part, they still believe.
Just ask them.

The market was overvalued anyway. We were bound for a recession sooner or later. It's mostly down because of oil price anyway, not because of the most jobless claims in a week this nation has ever seen until a few weeks from now.

#8 | Posted by snoofy at 2020-03-30 01:25 PM | Reply

He is referring to #AlternativeFacts.

This is what happens when an administration CHOOSES what "facts" to believe.

Don't worry. It only cost us about 100,000 people or so.

#9 | Posted by Sycophant at 2020-03-30 01:38 PM | Reply

How odd that anyone who isn't Trump, a Trump associate or supporter all knew it wasn't contained.

#10 | Posted by Derek_Wildstar at 2020-03-30 02:16 PM | Reply

Trump appoints a bunch of television idiots to important posts and then wonders why everything doesn't run as smoothly as a fake reality tv show. Everything Trump does is an embarrassment.

#11 | Posted by moder8 at 2020-03-30 02:38 PM | Reply

How odd that anyone who isn't Trump, a Trump associate or supporter all knew it wasn't contained.

#10 | POSTED BY DEREK_WILDSTAR

Let's not pretend they didn't know the truth.

Why do you think they classified the Coronavirus Briefing in February? Them and all their buddies could sell off stock and buy medical company stock before anyone else knew how bad it was going to get.

#12 | Posted by Sycophant at 2020-03-30 02:45 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

DEREK

"How odd that anyone who isn't Trump, a Trump associate or supporter all knew it wasn't contained."

Well, it WAS rather obvious (in a Baghdad Bob sorta way).

But Trump and his associates/supporters aren't talking to us. They're talking to their stupid base, trying to keep them on the hook for November.

#13 | Posted by Twinpac at 2020-03-30 02:53 PM | Reply

COVID-19 just happens to be the most deadly in a long string of "who could have known?" issues that the Trump administration has failed to confront competently.

#14 | Posted by cbob at 2020-03-30 03:11 PM | Reply

Pigs won't admit they were posturing and acting stupid. They all know they blew it and it is all a matter of public record.,, the entire world saw it.

Very funny how the resident ll the DR oinkers are MIA a lot these days... looking for their nads... so they can die for Trumpolethinskin's economy.

#15 | Posted by RightisTrite at 2020-03-30 03:21 PM | Reply

It only cost us about 100,000 people or so.

#9 | POSTED BY SYCOPHANT

Small price to pay for experiencing the greatness that is Trumpy.

It's only a bunch of old people anyway. The tree Liberty is very thirsty this year.
Apparently.

The virus can't touch our very Dear Leader who is only 73 years young and anointed by Gawd.

Apparently.

#16 | Posted by donnerboy at 2020-03-30 03:23 PM | Reply

DONNER

And "apparently" hearing voices again. That's never a good sign.

#17 | Posted by Twinpac at 2020-03-30 03:53 PM | Reply

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