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The 2020 Election, a Race in Which Everything Happens and Nothing Matters | The New Yorker

The 2020 Election, a Race in Which Everything Happens and Nothing Matters | The New Yorker

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Unless Biden stumbles, he'll win, but the amazing thing is that ~40% of Americans will support Trump no matter what. Trump is talking and acting crazy while over 1000 Americans die of covid19 on many days - compared to around half that in the worst week of the Vietnam war. Yet there seems to be no electoral consequence: the Trump-Biden gap has changed by 0.02% during the month of both party conventions, 30,000 covid19 deaths and schools opening with kids stuck at home:

"a Presidency free of consequence and devoid of accountability... In fact the US is in almost exactly the same place as it was four years ago".

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