JANUARY FEELS LIKE TWO YEARS AGO

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On Tuesday, as US cases of coronavirus spiked, President Trump told reporters during a briefing that he had been way ahead of the curve on the pandemic: "I felt it was a pandemic long before it was called a pandemic."

Trump is not averse to lying, but given his past statements on the disease, this one is pretty blatant. Redditor u/ItsActuallyWhom charted some of the president's notable statements against the spread of the disease in the US:


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Did my mother ruin Martha Stewart's marriage?" Now I needed to know. After all, I'd used the line often enough at cocktail parties down the years, when people still had cocktail parties: "My mother ruined Martha Stewart's marriage."

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