Maddow Blog

Maddow Blog

Rachel Maddow and her staff have a blog. This is its voice on Twitter.

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Senator Sanders to Donald Trump: "Too many people have fought and died to defend American democracy. And you are not going to destroy it."

That message that Russia is sending, which Homeland Security says is explicitly designed to undermine Americans' faith in our own electoral process, weirdly that happens to be the exact same message our own president has been promoting about our voting processes. Weird, right?

If you are feeling overwhelmed by the news and by the state of things and how everything feels so bad in so many ways all at once, do not judge yourself for having those feelings. What it means is that you're awake and cognizant of the real world right now. Take care of yourself.

"... four lawyers representing clients there are claiming that immigrant women are routinely being sent to a gynecologist who has left them bruised and performed unnecessary procedures, including hysterectomies."

Herd mentality?? You mean herd immunity? That's what you're pursuing for us as a country, and you don't even know what it is? And you think it might be the same thing as herd mentality?

It took generations to establish the CDC's reputation as the international gold standard in public health guidance. It turns out it takes less than one term of one president to destroy it.

"This is a moment that I would say to any Republican of good conscience working in the administration, it is time for you to resign." - @RepAdamSchiff 

"You want to go into history to look for something like this? Go into Italian history and look at Mussolini. This is the way dictators come to power." - @BeschlossDC 

"I have no explanation for why these briefings and the scientific evidence just doesn't seem to click." -Olivia Troye, former member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force on why Donald Trump says false and absurd things about the spread of the virus