First of all, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes is getting his clips of President Trump’s coronavirus briefings from Vox’s Aaron Rupar, who always adds the most cynical and anti-Trump spin he can (or he flat-out lies). And second, are we supposed to buy Hayes’ claim that he just can’t bring himself to accept this conspiracy theory, which he then lays out in detail in his tweet?

Or … just maybe … shutting down flights from China and Europe, closing non-essential businesses, having people telecommute, rolling out social distancing guidelines, and giving the FDA the authority to approve hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 patients is doing a very good job.


Here’s why he just can’t accept it:

Great reporting there.