Americans are divided on the question of “when we return to normal” in the latest unscientific poll at SharylAttkisson.com. Almost 70% say it will be by the end of summer or sooner. Thirty-five percent (35%) said it will be “within weeks,” and a near equal number, 34%, said it will be “by end of summer.” […]
By popular request: Take the SharylAttkisson.com poll on this topic. See black box in sidebar on home page or scroll way down on mobile site. With the stress of restrictions and self-quarantines, some Americans are lashing out at one another. They are criticizing each other’s attitudes, decisions and approaches. When it comes to handling a […]
The following is an opinion and analysis. It should concern everyone when The New York Times publishes shoddy journalism that violates its own policies and would likely not even meet the standards of a tabloid rag. Two weeks ago, a New York Times article by Jeremy Peters falsely labelled me a “coronavirus doubter.” In the […]
First there was the Hanukkah song. Now there is the Quarantine song. It’s “about life during the coronavirus, shouting out essential workers and medical professionals helping everyone through the pandemic.” Here’s Adam Sandler, courtesy of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
Americans give a wide range of responses when asked how easy it is for them to find accurate coronavirus information. They are fairly evenly split between “Very easy,” “Hit or miss” and “Pretty difficult.” Twelve percent (12%) say it is “Really tough.” How easy is it for you to find accurate coronavirus info? 22% Very […]
The following is an excerpt from my latest article in The Hill upon the passing of Senator Tom Coburn. The national debt is $23 trillion and counting. I can think of no more fitting way to remember Tom Coburn than to cite that statistic. Knowing Coburn professionally as I did, it likely haunted him until […]
How the New York Times, Jeremy Peters and Carolyn Ryan got my reporting on coronavirus all wrong.
Most respondents in the latest unscientific poll at SharylAttkisson.com say they find coronavirus news to be “needlessly scary.” Seventy percent (70%) of those who weighed in had that assessment. However, 18% said coronavirus news overall is “informative.” Nearly 10% said they are not watching the news. I find coronavirus news overall to be: 18%: Informative […]