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President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, listen as Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony S. Fauci delivers remarks during a coronavirus update briefing Thursday, April 16, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)

Littwin: As country begins to reopen, Fauci asks how much death we’re willing to...

You can call the reopening of America’s businesses an experiment. I’ll call it a gamble, and we know what the stakes are. I’ll let Dr....
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden addresses a crowd at a town hall event at Clinton College on August 29, 2019 in Rock Hill, S.C. (Photo credit: Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

Littwin: Biden walks the #MeToo tightrope. Did he make it to the other side?

On Friday morning, Joe Biden went public, as many (including me) had insisted he should. And it went exactly as everyone expected. Meaning, of course,...
Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump, pictured here during the Feb. 5, 2019, State of the Union address. (Photo by Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

Littwin: Trump and Pence show America that only the good guys wear masks

Tuesday was, on balance, a horrible day, even by present-day standards. And I don’t have to tell you what that means — when any...

Littwin: Colorado is ready to slowly reopen for business, except in all the places...

For those of you concerned that Jared Polis might have jumped the gun in announcing his slow-walking reopening of the Colorado economy beginning on...
Gov. Jared Polis shows off his new face mask on April 3, 2020. He is encouraging Coloradans to wear masks when out going grocery shopping or on other essential business. (Screenshot from @jaredpolis)

Littwin: The question for Polis and for all Coloradans – How much risk is...

Since I have been boldly predicting that Jared Polis would find it impossible to begin to reopen the Colorado economy this month, I must...
Protesters are expected in Denver this weekend condemning a continued stay-at-home order. (Flickr photo courtesy of Marco Verch Professional)

Littwin: They’re coming to man the barricades and Trump is cheering them on

There’s apparently a reopen-the-economy demonstration coming to the state Capitol this weekend. I have no problem with protesters. In fact, back in my youth,...

Littwin: Trump vows to go all dictator on us, but he can’t even do...

I have a confession. Very recently — like maybe two days ago — I had mostly stopped watching Donald Trump’s daily coronavirus briefings, even...
Gov. Jaren Polis answers questions from reporters at the Colorado Convention Center as it is converted into a care site for COVID-19 patients on April 10, 2020. He is aiming to gradually reopen Colorado by April 26. (Photo by Forest Wilson)

Littwin: You make the forecast — could Colorado really be ready to reopen by...

This forecast just in: April 26 will come and April 26 will go, and Colorado will not, sadly, be reopened. It’s actually more of a...
Sen. Bernie Sanders at a rally in the Colorado Convention Center on Feb. 16, 2020. At the time, he was the Democratic primary frontrunner. He dropped out of the race on April 8, 2020. (Photo by Evan Semón)

Littwin: It’s easy to understand why Bernie dropped out of the race — there...

“Bernie Sanders is a fucking hero. Let’s come together and beat this guy.” — Andrew Yang’s tweet upon hearing that Sanders had dropped out...
Gov. Jared Polis shows off his new face mask on April 3, 2020. He is encouraging Coloradans to wear masks when out going grocery shopping or on other essential business. (Screenshot from @jaredpolis)

Littwin: Polis would trade Trump a cool mask for ventilators, but Trump wouldn’t wear...

On a normal day, in normal times, I’d be writing about our governor’s press briefing Friday and his demonstration of how to make your...
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