How The Pandemic Could Change America’s Identity | Morning Joe | MSNBC

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Columnists David Brooks and Eugene Robinson join Morning Joe to discuss Brooks' book 'The Second Mountain,' which he says is about 'going through hard times and coming out better on the other side.' The panel also discusses Robinson's new column. Aired on 05/26/2020.
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85 Comments on "How The Pandemic Could Change America’s Identity | Morning Joe | MSNBC"

  1. Birx never gives a straight answer…she fits into the scheme of things

  2. SteelersPenguinsPirates | May 26, 2020 at 11:45 AM | Reply

    *America’s identity has already been changed… until November 2020 hopefully*

  3. Phillip MJ Bacon | May 26, 2020 at 11:45 AM | Reply

    BRIX & AZAR are just puppets fast losing any credibility… what about the hypocritical oath???

  4. Crystal Meserve | May 26, 2020 at 11:49 AM | Reply

    I would NEVER trust a word out of that birks witches mouth now

  5. Charles Brewer | May 26, 2020 at 11:51 AM | Reply

    Whatever happent to ” full and frank advise”. Something that used to valued.
    Now anyone who expresses a view contary to Donald Trump’s view is removed from their position.
    Sounds like a great way to get the best advise.
    Then again, I forgot that the “Dear leader” is beyond challenge.
    All powerful, all knowing.
    Silly me!

    • mangalores-x_x | May 26, 2020 at 1:09 PM | Reply

      “Dear leader”? Are you a traitor. It is “Highest, Nobles, Bestest Leader of the Universe!”

    • GeorgetownDude | May 26, 2020 at 2:14 PM | Reply

      You know ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, If you all keep talking trash like this about Dearest Leader, you will end up in re-education camp. You’d better watch what you say.

    • Just For Fun | May 26, 2020 at 2:24 PM | Reply

      @mangalores-x_x – I took the OP’s comment to be sarcasm. Anyone thinking that tRump is doing ANYTHING GOOD FOR THE COUNTRY is obviously a brainless moron.

    • Karen Stone | May 26, 2020 at 3:05 PM | Reply

      Sounds like a great way to behave like a Dictator….

  6. Bobbie Angel | May 26, 2020 at 11:52 AM | Reply

    Top five dictator run countries have the highest rate of disease ,he got a lot of old folks now he wants the children both are expensive,
    Those that don’t care for the weakest and youngest will fail as a society.

    • Speak_the_ truth | May 26, 2020 at 6:53 PM | Reply

      ​@L D Masks define American, your words not mine! I can’t help it if you don’t comprehend what you are writing. Remember==>
      “Actually tRumps administration is telling everyone to wear a mask to protect other Americans!! Apparently you are not in the category of Americans?”

    • Speak_the_ truth | May 26, 2020 at 7:00 PM | Reply

      @L D I’m for anything that minimizes the death count including masks. What I am not for is MSM / Fauci’s inconsistent message. Science is not based on what day of the week it is.. The left has poo poo’d HCQ since March and failed to offer anything else as a solution.Meanwhile, Italy, France, UK, Thailand, India are all providing HCQ to healthcare workers. U of Minnesota has a study underway for both healthcare and first responders. 10+ other HCQ studies underway globally.

    • Jeff Collins | May 26, 2020 at 7:14 PM | Reply

      truth  this pandemic isn’t over yet… besides, your President didn’t want lockdown and social distancing. He wanted the virus to wash over everyone…

    • Speak_the_ truth | May 26, 2020 at 7:55 PM | Reply

      @Teresa S Funny cuomo and newsome sang Trumps praises at Trumps ability to provide everything they asked for… Including the Comfort / Mercy and a 1000 bed hospitals built it two weeks. Shame none of them were needed or used above 10%. You not saying cuomo and newsome are liars? Are you? Cause we all know Dems NEVER lie. Just ask unmask quid pro quo joe

    • Speak_the_ truth | May 26, 2020 at 7:55 PM | Reply

      @Teresa S keep up with the science? Like the left has with HCQ? Left slams it as worthless without any testing and fails to offer any other suggestions. Right says try it it may work it may not but study it before its to late. So I guess you need to practice what you preach.

  7. His make up would be ruined, it takes a long time for his hair and make up.

    • Marcia Wilso | May 26, 2020 at 12:10 PM | Reply

      That’s the best you’ve got? How come these people never ask how China had 70.000 infected people in March then in April 0 infectious people. Where are these experts getting there information??? Everything keeps changing now masks are going to reduce your chances really. I don’t believe in half these people. Now WAHUN China claims there having a second wave seriously 😂 I don’t trust them to watch my dogs 😂😂 😂😂😂 😂 but MSNBC clearly does

    • The mask would be more fashionable than that 50s look he’s stuck in! ELVIS PRESLEY WANNABE?

    • CJ Mertzlufft | May 26, 2020 at 4:46 PM | Reply

      That’s makeup?

    • Michaela Francis | May 26, 2020 at 5:12 PM | Reply

      @Marcia Wilso Blame China? Is that the best you’ve got?

    • Marcia Wilso | May 26, 2020 at 5:23 PM | Reply

      @Michaela Francis where did this virus first start???? WAHUN China what’s your point??? The WHO and China both dropped the ball and it’s costing deaths everywhere. So in your opinion where should we place blame??????

  8. It’s a yes or no question Birx. Just stand tall and tell the dam truth

  9. “I know the president has worn a mask ONCE for a very short time. I don’t know what he does the rest of the time, because I cover my eyes and ears. You know, science.” – Dr. Birx

    • Melody Nolan | May 26, 2020 at 12:51 PM | Reply

      I know he claimed he wore a mask for a little while. He “didn’t want to give the media the satisfaction of seeing it
      ” Therefore, I don’t know if he wore the mask at all or not

    • Melody Nolan Trump 2028 Keep America Great

  10. She dissembles with the best and will be a rising star in Donny’s universe of dishonesty.

  11. Ivanka speads for Quincy Jones | May 26, 2020 at 12:02 PM | Reply

    Sounds like the scarf lady signed Trump’s loyalty pledge.

    • Crystal Sterling | May 26, 2020 at 1:48 PM | Reply

      Ivanka speads for Quincy Jones
      Very true! I’m starting to lose confidence in anything she says now. She has allowed Trump to poison her expert reputation!! I’m not going to listen to her anymore because she might tell us the wrong thing to do. 🙁

    • I would rather her stick around as one of the sane minds in there that
      has a chance to control this disaster. as a result she has to step

    • Snaggle Toothed | May 26, 2020 at 4:05 PM | Reply

      @zencat999 Yeah, she’s in a precarious position. Trying to inform the public
      but not antagonise the manchild POTUS who destroys anyone he feels has disobeyed him.

  12. angelinshagows | May 26, 2020 at 12:17 PM | Reply

    I had more confidence when Dr Fauci was ALLOWED to speak.

    • nobody is stopping him

    • sandra williams | May 26, 2020 at 12:41 PM | Reply

      Trump is threatened by Dr. Faucis popularity.

    • Speak_the_ truth | May 26, 2020 at 3:09 PM | Reply

      Yeh, like when he said:
      Americans are at a low risk then ITS A PANDEMIC!
      Don’t ban travel, oh oh oh ban travel
      Don’t take HCQ, now FDA EUA approved ,
      Don’t wear masks, oh oh oh wear masks
      Stay at home, come outside.
      We need a vaccine, created using Fauci’s vaccine patents developed with taxpayer dollars and comes with pharma royalty payments to Fauci.
      DNC/Clinton/WHO/Wuhan Lab contributor fauci

    • Speak_the_ truth again recommendations change as more is known about the virus. The recommendations have changed throughout the world. It is you job to adjust to the changes.

  13. To bad Birx drank the Clorox koolaid, she lost all credibility

  14. Gregory Riley | May 26, 2020 at 12:32 PM | Reply

    This Dr. Is very weak she,s not a leader she,s enabler such a shame

    • jollyandwaylo | May 26, 2020 at 2:56 PM | Reply

      I thought so too until I heard Al Franken interview Dr. Leana Wen from Baltimore who went through a similar situation. Go listen to the podcast of that interview and it may change your mind in what she is trying to accomplish.

    • Gio Perdomo | May 26, 2020 at 4:36 PM | Reply

      She’s a puppet…

    • ann harding | May 26, 2020 at 5:43 PM | Reply

      That’s obvious. But she’s on the payroll – just like the Senators and esp. now-mega rich McConnel: a crook.

    • Marty Thorn | May 26, 2020 at 8:00 PM | Reply

      She is worthless and willing to sale her soul to this inept, criminal and corrupt president.

    • She’s a scientist though …… not a politician …

  15. Brix is another one to add to the list of people who end up with a brown nose after contact with the “president”.

    • Thomas Muscheck | May 26, 2020 at 6:32 PM | Reply

      This woman is actually a joke. She can’t get another job? Trump said NO to world wide agreement about sharing and pricing of an eventual vaccine. Just read about China’s progress. I’m old and will probably die because of the great white Trump. I hope the Chinese “charge us” $1M a dose. We deserve it. P.S. David Brooks has NEVER been interesting. Eugene Robinson is THE MASTER of the obvious. Less relevant? Twitter troll heckler in chief? Okay. P.P.S. Make it $2M a dose. We, the collective, were warned about Trump. We, the collective, didn’t care. Shake it up? Good. Wait for that RNA synthetic. Trump and the boys are all in on that one. “I refuse to disassociate myself from the evils of the world”.–Bob Dylan. So don’t say.. I didn’t vote for him. Please. Don’t say it. Just get up the $2M. The insurance companies not paying for it. And the synthetic RNA shot going to cost $2M, too. THE RICH WILL LIVE.. AND GET A WRITEOFF. How do you get “herd immunity” from the Herd?

  16. Walter Godsoe | May 26, 2020 at 12:46 PM | Reply

    Sue Jack Dorsey for his failure, start holding Social Media to accounts.

  17. George McNeal | May 26, 2020 at 12:48 PM | Reply

    Her credibility is shot covering for this guy

    • Robert Spivey | May 26, 2020 at 5:20 PM | Reply


    • Eden Tesfagaber | May 26, 2020 at 9:00 PM | Reply

      Is she really a doctor? Why she afraid of him to tell the truth this woman. I heard her couple time she cover up for him either by not answering a question or simple co written up for him it is very sad what is happening with rich people they be same really greedy. God won’t let you take that million or billion. Sooner or later they are going to birrief with them. God help innocent people.

    • That’s the truth. As a physician, she vowed to do no harm and not cause a person more pain. By covering for trump, she’s basically allowing people to suffer in ways they shouldn’t have had to. I can’t help but think that if we had the Obama administration instead of trump, how many less than the 100,000 lives that have been lost would still be with us. And how many of the over 1 million lives would have never had to go through having the disease itself.

      Then there are the countless millions of us who have suffered job loss and the anxiety of wondering how bills are going to be paid. I lost both of my jobs and while I just recently went back to work with one of them, I spent almost 2 months without working at all. I’m luckier than many people to have gone back to work, but the business that I own is probably going to take a very long time to recover. I’m thankful I don’t have any employees that would have been permanently let go. That would have been horrible for them and myself. But the sad fact is trump could care less. We have a president who has been negligent all along in his duties as president. This time is the worst because of all the death and adversity this has caused nation wide. Sitting on his fat butt in the oval office is a person who thinks it’s more important to send out a constant stream of ridiculous Tweets that name call his opponents and point the finger of blame everywhere except where it really should be, at himself. He’s like a 10 year old bully who makes life miserable for everyone and he gets great pleasure out of it. But if someone dares to stand up to him, he throws a temper tantrum like a 2 year old and stomps off while calling someone rude or nasty or some other adjective describing his displeasure. trump is a total disaster and failure as president. He needs to go before he does anymore damage. And thus ends my rant at least for now.

    • Brenda Heeligan | May 26, 2020 at 9:32 PM | Reply

      Jane Forst 👏👏👏👏

  18. Birx has lost all credibility. I am amazed what people will do to keep their job. Sell their soul to the most corrupt POTUS in US history.

    • We all know that…Look Dr Fauci..say like it is. I feel pity for her.

    • She’s basically sneaking around live grenades. Say something g wrong and she knows she’s history.

    • Everyone who aligns with Trump loses credibility in order to keep their job.

    • Carmen Chriswe | May 26, 2020 at 9:19 PM | Reply

      She had lost all credibility !!!

    • Glenn Maillard | May 26, 2020 at 9:54 PM | Reply

      I suspect she’s trying to stay in touch with Trump with the idea she can still help him to manage the crisis better than he has. She’s foolish to think she can. I don’t really see any cynicism in her, just a deep naivety or dedicated hopefulness against the odds.

  19. brian harley | May 26, 2020 at 1:11 PM | Reply

    Oh stop it Ms Birx, you wanted to crawl under a table when trump was asking you those questions about injecting disinfectants “into the body”.

  20. I’m seeing children with mask on. Maybe Trump can learn from them.

    • I agree. After all, children learn best from other children.

    • You all have to hate this country to want this country to fail so badly and this plandemic is a hoaxes of hoaxes and we will win and President Trump will get this economy back and break you Hateful Fake News Backs. You want to eliminate the Electoral College is idiotic and the only way you can win since the fake collusion with Russell as that was Killerys doing.

    • Jane Forst there National Socialist Democratic Party parenting are training for there’re Socialist future. We wil not let SLO Corn pop Joe out of his basement.

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