Total and complete…maybe

“Misleading” is a polite way of putting it.

Twitter on Sunday added a warning label to a tweet from President Donald Trump, who tested positive for the coronavirus and said he is no longer contagious. 

Trump tweeted on Sunday that he received a “total and complete sign off from White House Doctors yesterday.”

“That means I can’t get it (immune), and can’t give it,” the president added. “Very nice to know!!!”

So he’s admitting that he didn’t “know” that before and thus knew he was being reckless with other people’s lives. Surprise surprise.

The tweet contains “misleading and potentially harmful information related to COVID-19,” the Twitter label says. It remains accessible because “Twitter has determined that it may be in the public’s interest.” 

It’s potentially harmful in encouraging others to be reckless with other people’s lives. Trump is like a chain reaction of danger to others.

White House physician Sean Conley said in a statement Saturday evening that Trump “is no longer considered a transmission risk to others.” 

Considered by whom, though? Conley is so weaselly that it’s hard to see that statement as reliable.

Trump’s flagged tweet came after a Fox News interview with Maria Bartiromo on Sunday, during which the president first claimed to be “immune” to the coronavirus.

“It looks like I’m immune for, I don’t know, maybe a long time, maybe a short time,” Trump told Bartiromo. “It could be a lifetime. Nobody really knows.” 

That’s interesting because his tweet is much less cautious.

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