Colbert: In the Midst of Pandemic, Trump Is Focused on the Most Important Thing — His Ratings

‘150,000 Americans are infected, 2,500 Americans have died, and he’s excited about his ratings’

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COLBERT: “But in the midst of this pandemic, Trump remains focused on the most important thing: His ratings. Quoting a “New York Times” story, he tweeted this yesterday: “President Trump is a ratings hit. Since reviving the daily White House briefing, Mr. Trump and his Coronavirus updates have attracted an average audience of 8.5 million on cable news, roughly the viewership of the season finale of ‘the bachelor.’ 150,000 Americans are infected, 2,500 Americans have died, and he’s excited about his ratings. Reminds me of the “Hindenberg” coverage:”

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