Donald Trump and his wife have tested positive for COVID-19

I like how Biden reached out this morning and wished him well. I can only speculate the response if the situations had been reversed. Probably something similar to this, which - ironically - happened exactly 4 years ago today.

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scha·den·freu·de /ˈSHädənˌfroidə/
noun
pleasure derived by someone from another person’s misfortune.

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I have rarely felt this as strongly:

scha·den·freu·de /ˈSHädənˌfroidə/
noun
pleasure derived by someone from another person’s misfortune.

<Insert Nelson’s ha-ha here>

But I do hope he recovers after at least medium symptoms. If they are too mild, here comes the ‘it’s just a cold’.

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Ha! wrote this the same time!

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Maybe this will generate some pleasure too.

“It would have killed 10 ordinary men”

-trump in a week from now.

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No. No pleasure. Just the hope that he will gain some empathy for people and not be such an ass. But I doubt it.

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Yeah, it isn’t pleasure at all - he really is high risk for complications of which I hope he avoids and recovers fully.

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There are theories that this is fake, i.e., a ploy to get spotlight and/or to quickly “recover” and say “see, this Covid thing is nothing”. While I tend do doubt that he’s faking it, I have no doubt he’ll use his own experience to further downplay the seriousness of the virus.

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No argument here. My comment was in reply to LA about Mike Lee.

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Sadly he has zero empathy! He is perhaps one of the most despicable people I have ever had the displeasure to meet. I will never forget the awful way he treated the women and international members of our group when we met him and Justice Alito in DC.

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I hope Trump recovers so that he is witness to being voted out of office, convicted of his crimes, and welcomed to the big house.

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Notably absent from his treatment plan: Hydroxychloroquine, UV Light suppositories, a lysol pic line and whatever the eff the mypillow guy was trying to push.

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They are saying Trump is being taken to Walter Reed. Ugh.

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Holy sh…

https://twitter.com/JoshuaPotash/status/1312077093002452992?s=20

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Hearing it’s precautionary due to the experimental treatment he’s receiving. Monitoring him for side effects.

But since that statement came from the White House, I believe exactly none of it.

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Not really much social distancing in that shot was there?

From announcement to asymptotic to mild case to moderate case to experimental treatment to hospital in less than 24 hours. Wild.

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This is very bizarre. Although Jim Acosta showed Trump walking to board Marine One, so… who knows. Hopefully just preventative, but it seems that they could assign a 24 hour medical staff in the White House to carefully monitor him.

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