[Ed. – But the Black Lives Matter rallies and marches, which have numbered in the thousands, don’t get so much as a dishonorable mention.]
Welcome to Donald Trump’s “Covid Hunger Games: Campaign edition.” That’s the only way to describe Trump’s continued flouting at his campaign rallies of measures enacted to keep people safe from the coronavirus. We saw another example Saturday night when Trump held a rally in Nevada that violated the state’s rules on limiting events to 50 people, ignored the state’s mask mandate and jammed people on top of each other.
Add to that, Nevada’s official statistics show that the state currently has a disturbing Covid-19 test positivity rate of 9.5%, with cases growing at a rate of 0.4% — 299 new cases per day — for the most recent seven-day period recorded by Nevada Health Response. (New York, by contrast, has now gone more than a month with a positivity rate of less than 1%.)