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Inevitable

SK Ashby
Written by SK Ashby

(Cartoonist - Stuart Carlson)

In other news, Wall Street fell into correction territory and closed down nearly 1,200 points at 4 p.m. eastern today. It's the worst single-day drop in history and the market is down 11 percent in the last week, the worst week since 2008.

Meanwhile, Amazon says they've removed over 1 million products from the marketplace for making false claims about fighting or preventing the coronavirus.

Finally, the New York Times reports that Trump chose Pence to lead the coronavirus task force because he was bored.

Mr. Trump said at his news conference that he was pleased with Mr. Azar’s performance, calling the team that he has led “totally brilliant.” But White House aides, led by Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, have been debating for days whether the administration needed a point person to be the face of the response.

The decision to put Mr. Pence in charge was made on Wednesday after the president told some people that the vice president didn’t “have anything else to do,” according to people familiar with the president’s comments.

Things can always get dumber.