June 11, 2021

As we say on The Professional Left Podcast, "memory is the liberal superpower."

We also note that the right-wing's favorite whine is, "no fair remembering stuff!"

So thank the gods for Jimmy Kimmel's staff, who put together "This Week in Covid History" as a reminder of where we were one short year ago.

A year ago this week, the segment's favorite target, Laura Ingraham, was harping on where the second wave of Covid19 was? (It was weeks away, LAURA.)

And Joe Biden, speaking as a candidate from the tv studio in his home (fun fact: just like Hannity's) noted that Trump would cheat to win the 2020 election and declare any loss illegitimate.

To which RNC's Ronna Romney McDaniel said poppycock and how dare he indulge in conspiracy theories!

Thanks, Jimmy Kimmel and staff. You're superheroes against the memory hole.

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

Discussion

We are currently migrating to Disqus

On May 14, 2022, we started migrating our comments from Insticator back to Disqus. During this transition period, some posts will have Insticator and some Disqus. For more information on the transition, as well as information regarding old C&L accounts, please see this post.


We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service for information on our posting policy.