Trump, Escaping Wile E. Coyotevirus

President Donald Trump waves as he walks from the White House to Marine One to fly to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center after testing positive for the coronavirus, October 2, 2020. (Leah Millis/Reuters)
Media meltdown over Trump’s COVID case is the latest sortie in a four-year effort to destroy his campaign and then presidency.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE O nce it was announced that President Trump had COVID-19, the media almost immediately talked of all the people in the “Trump orbit” who fell ill from COVID-19 — including many on his staff, U.S. senators, and at least three White House reporters.

The surreal subtext was not that the toxic Trump had been infected by someone else. Apparently reporters, in their Trump-obsessed universe, believed in some mysterious Aristotelian concept of spontaneous generation, by which his self-spawned coronavirus germs had sickened all within his deadly circuit. Or perhaps Trump was guilty of catching the germ from one of his staffers, who in

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