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This election was always going to be about COVID-19. We drift away from it when a news story breaks – when we mourn for RBG, when we are horrified watching the entire GOP upper echelon celebrating her conservative replacement in the White House Rose Garden, when we read a bombshell report about Trump’s long history of tax fraud and debts. But there is no getting away from the virus and so it was no surprise when the Rose Garden event turned out to be a super-spreader, infecting Trump and more than 20 GOP members of his inner circle. Trump himself is now the poster boy for the virus and what happens when you do not take it seriously. Coming on the heels of his disastrous debate performance, his poll numbers across the country began to crater.
We for whom 2016 is traumatic take nothing for granted and so we have no intention of letting up no matter what the polls say. Just as the 2018 midterm election blue wave was about healthcare, this year what will power blue wave 2.0 will be Trump’s mismanagement of the pandemic. It didn’t have to be this way. So, when our Biden-Harris lawn signs finally arrived, the leadership team of East End Action Network (EEAN) came up with the idea of pairing them with a visual reminder of the consequences for Americans of Trump’s mismanagement of COVID/ [more]


SHDEMS member Barbara Weber-Floyd is an experienced journalist and the author of The Resistance and Me: An Insider’s Account of the Two-Year Mission to Stop the Trump Agenda and Take Back the House.  A unique work of history, it chronicles the rise of the anti-Trump Resistance by introducing the reader to the amazing women of the SHDEMS and the grassroots who powered this movement in our district. Barbara continues to cover how politics and the issues of the day impact our district through her blog,  She is also working on a second book about the women of the Resistance and how, despite the constraints of the pandemic, they helped elect Joe Biden and Kamala Harris in the 2020 presidential election.