Death Tolls and Partisan Blinders

What do hurricanes and police shootings have in common? Nothing, except in our polarized political culture.

David French has an [excellent piece in National…

This morning, President Trump declared, in a Tweet, that the revised Puerto Rico death toll from Hurricane Maria was an attempt by Democrats to make him look bad. If you’re a Trump supporter your response is probably “Of course he did!”. If you’re not a Trump supporter, your response is probably: “Of course he did!” The latter exclamation, though, is heavily accented with exasperation and eyerolls.

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