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Thank you for coming to my website. I hope you’re staying safe. And sane.

There has been no coherent national strategy for dealing with this crisis. Normally that would come from a coherent president. Once the coronavirus left China, there was nothing we could have done as a nation to prevent a pandemic. Tragically, because of Donald Trump we have an out-of-control pandemic.

This crisis has shed light on a number of our country’s serious problems.

This week on The Al Franken Podcast: The host (and former member of the Senate Education Committee) and the president of the National Education Association, Lily Eskelsen Garcia, talks about an important subject: how awful Betsy DeVos is. But also, education.

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