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    I'm trying to channel Dr. Fauci's energy upon finding out Trump caught coronavirus. I can only imagine his reaction.
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    Wait a minute, didn't they start the debates with saying both Trump and Biden had been tested right before them or am I remembering wrong? I'm pretty sure Trump met with Hope Hicks before the debates so how would he test negative and now positive?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flower Milk View Post
    Wait a minute, didn't they start the debates with saying both Trump and Biden had been tested right before them or am I remembering wrong? I'm pretty sure Trump met with Hope Hicks before the debates so how would he test negative and now positive?
    He could have been infected after the debate, or inmediately before, so he didnt had enough viral particles to show up in the PCR.

    If you get infected, you're not contagious inmediately. Considering a 5 day period until you get symptoms, you'll be contagious 1-2 days before that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kaleredar View Post
    I wish this was the case. Unfortunately, people will try and spin this for all it's worth, and it may, indeed, garner some sympathy for him. Moreover, if he beats it (which i assume is what will happen) he'll be seen as stronger for it. A veritable "who better to lead the fight against the coronavirus in 2021 than someone that beat it themself?" bullshit talking point.
    I think we should probably ask our resident Britons how BoJo is seen since catching COVID.

    IIRC, @NorthernGoblin was citing me a poll showing Labour polling in front of the Tories for the first time since before BREXIT, but I believe that had more to do with Labour changing its leadership from Corbyn more than anything else.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thepersona View Post
    He could have been infected after the debate, or inmediately before, so he didnt had enough viral particles to show up in the PCR.
    https://www.cnn.com/2020/10/01/polit...rus/index.html

    Hicks has traveled with the President multiple times recently, including to the debate in Cleveland on Tuesday, and was seen boarding Marine One, along with several other of the President's closest aides -- Jared Kushner, Dan Scavino and Nicholas Luna -- none of whom wore masks, on Wednesday as Trump was heading to a campaign rally in Minnesota.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flower Milk View Post
    Wait a minute, didn't they start the debates with saying both Trump and Biden had been tested right before them or am I remembering wrong? I'm pretty sure Trump met with Hope Hicks before the debates so how would he test negative and now positive?
    Incubation time is a thing. The debate was a few days ago at this point.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flower Milk View Post
    Wait a minute, didn't they start the debates with saying both Trump and Biden had been tested right before them or am I remembering wrong?
    I don't remember seeing that. I looked, but because of Trump's stupid conspiracy theories, all I find are Trump demanding Biden take a drug test.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fincayra View Post
    Don't wish that shit on them just because he's an incompetent at combatting Coronavirus.
    What if someone is wishing it out of self-defense? Him being in power has caused many deaths, and him staying in power will likely do the same. Some of us don't want to rely on Trump being held accountable because the lack of that his entire life is what brought us to this point. You see it as not wanting to cause grief to his children, and that's noble. Others may see it as not wanting to cause grief to another 200,000 families.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PhaelixWW View Post
    Incubation time is a thing. The debate was a few days ago at this point.
    What you say.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elegiac View Post
    I'm trying to channel Dr. Fauci's energy upon finding out Trump caught coronavirus. I can only imagine his reaction.
    Probably relief that these fuckwits he's been working for (and the fuckwits that support them) might actually start taking it seriously so that we can get out of this shit before 2022.


    I hope more than anything right now that if Trump has actually contracted this that he recovers quickly. I want him alive and healthy to see the results of the election...and that they crush whatever remains of his fragile ego. That, and I can pretty much guarantee that if it was Pence (or basically any other Republican) headlining the ballot instead, people might think "oh, well he's not so bad!"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elegiac View Post
    Fox is having to explain to its viewers what coronavirus is.

    God really should fire whichever angel scripted 2020 for this writing it's too on the nose.
    I wish we had an upvote feature on MMOC just for this post.

    Like, I consider myself a writer, and this is beyond my ken.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Breccia View Post
    I don't remember seeing that. I looked, but because of Trump's stupid conspiracy theories, all I find are Trump demanding Biden take a drug test.
    Hey. @Breccia. Want to see something funny?



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    Quote Originally Posted by Rethul Ur No View Post
    Will I get infracted if I make a post that is composed entirely of laughing emojis?
    I think it would, for this particular subject/event, be worth the effort.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Breccia View Post
    I don't remember seeing that. I looked, but because of Trump's stupid conspiracy theories, all I find are Trump demanding Biden take a drug test.
    no. during the debate trump himself said when asked about wearing a mask, something like "everyone here has been tested, I social distance, I don't need a mask" or something along those lines.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elegiac View Post
    The Chyna Syndrome.
    Huh. Those are some long odds.

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    Is it sad that I genuinely feel curious about what QAnon believers must be thinking right now?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Elegiac View Post
    Hey. @Breccia. Want to see something funny?



    The Chyna Syndrome.
    Ok, this shit is scripted. Hey, whoever is in chsrge of the simulation, ok, you did great, but please stop it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Breccia View Post
    I don't remember seeing that. I looked, but because of Trump's stupid conspiracy theories, all I find are Trump demanding Biden take a drug test.
    Yeah same here, I even went back and watched the beginning of the debates but couldn't find anything either. Hope Hicks was at the debates, too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flower Milk View Post
    Wait a minute, didn't they start the debates with saying both Trump and Biden had been tested right before them or am I remembering wrong? I'm pretty sure Trump met with Hope Hicks before the debates so how would he test negative and now positive?
    It can take a few days after exposure for the tests to come back positive.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beanman12345 View Post
    no. during the debate trump himself said when asked about wearing a mask, something like "everyone here has been tested, I social distance, I don't need a mask" or something along those lines.
    President Donald J. Trump: (06:20)
    No, I think masks are okay. You have to understand, if you look… I mean, I have a mask right here. I put a mask on when I think I need it. Tonight, as an example, everybody’s had a test and you’ve had social distancing and all of the things that you have to, but I wear masks-
    Yep, that's what he said.

    *ahem*

    However.

    President Donald J. Trump: (06:36)
    I don’t wear a mask like him. Every time you see him, he’s got a mask. He could be speaking 200 feet away from him and he shows up with the biggest mask I’ve ever seen.
    Literally sixteen seconds apart.

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