Jon Meacham: We’re In A Reckoning Caused By Distrust And Disease | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

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Reacting to the uncertainty surrounding the president being hospitalized for Covid-19, presidential historian and author Jon Meacham explains why he believes American finds itself in a 'moment of reckoning.' Aired on 10/02/2020.
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Jon Meacham: We're In A Reckoning Caused By Distrust And Disease | The 11th Hour | MSNBC

65 Comments on "Jon Meacham: We’re In A Reckoning Caused By Distrust And Disease | The 11th Hour | MSNBC"

  1. This is the best take down of a narcissist ever.

  2. Venkata Ramayya | October 3, 2020 at 1:52 AM | Reply

    Well-orchestrated Trump’s new Reality Show to gain sympathy after his loss in the first debate and to avoid the next two debates!!!

  3. He said he would go away if Biden had won. Didn’t know he was talking about the debate instead of the election.

  4. you should be able gauge Trumps condition by the volume of his tweets

  5. Just signs of a failed national response to Covid.

  6. Don’t be blind of what he is doing. Like Bette Midler and Michael Moore said, this is another ploy too stay in power. If this doesn’t work he will make a war.

    • He already cued that . He will resurface at the election. When he He loses .. his red hats will start shooting. With the support of most police. … they can have fun fighting soldiers. .. the military will be deployed. .. he is infected on purpose. We are entering a full blown civil war.

    • He’s faking illness, so he can emerge with the claim he was cured by an experimental cure (that Trumps own stock in) and he will urge people to trust it despite no thorough testing to prove efficacy or safety (long term side effects, etc). It’s also a well timed distraction when he was looking really bad, for a lot of reasons.

    • Anne Bergeron | October 3, 2020 at 3:25 PM | Reply

      How does this keep him in power?He will lose anyway regardless!They don’t know trump!Covid makes him look incompetent,stupid and a liar!Why would he want that??????

    • Anne Bergeron | October 3, 2020 at 3:26 PM | Reply

      @Phil Hibberd Is that sarcasm??????Of course,he’s fraudulent!!!!!!!


  7. It was such an ironic, “we told you so,” moment, that was SO inevitable, but it couldn’t have been timed more karmically. Problem is, we don’t know if he’s lying to get out of losing another debate? Telling the truth, but lying about how serious it is, or isn’t? Lying all the time has left the GOP utterly untrusted . . . What an abject MESS

  8. Don’t trust anything coming out of the Whitehouse these days… Not from the Oval Office, not from the Medical Office; definitely not fron the Press Secretary, and not from any of the GOP Leadership. Not from McConnell, not from Graham, not from Meadows, not from Barr, not from Pence. NOT FROM TRUMP… Not not not not not

    • The GOP is now the GOD party, Grand Old Darwin. They eat their own.

    • Um and you do trust what’s coming out of any MSM mouth, any of them NBC, CBS< MSNBC ABC, BBC, CNN LMNOP? Never heard of the Smith Mundt Modernization Act of 2012? MSM are the spin, the mouth piece of the government and the White House the military, which are controlled by the UN, CFR, Bilderberg, Trilateral Commission, Club Of Rome, The Commission of 300, the Jesuits. What's is amazingly and utterly fascinating is that none of you care to know that. You all bought the covid crap hook line an sinker, it's not brainwashed, no, it's mind controlled. And you're all going to keep wearing your masks, until their vaccine is ready, then you will roll up your sleeves to get the virus you demanded others wear a mask to "protect you, and you protect them, injected into your already multi - injected, gmo eating, soy boy arms. A mRNA Quantum Dot vaccine for cOvID... certificate of vaccine ID, you right and left, people, you believe the conspiracy theorists pulling the wool over your eyes, and you scoff at and call anyone who shares any truth, conspiracy theorists. It would be laughable if it weren't such a tragic end for the human race.

    • @Hapa H You actually would proven his Darwinian bloody point, if it was anything but a freaking theory. You all think you know so much but all you know is what you’ve been allowed to know, cookie cutter minds.

    • You missed a few: Fox news hosts,Mcenany, CDC, and anyone named Trump. I could go on,but the list of people not to trust just keeps growing under this abomination of a presidency.

    • Keith Johnson - Shelby GT500 | October 3, 2020 at 11:13 AM | Reply


      A new study from the widely respected

      (the official arbiter of U.S. recessions)

      released this week has confirmed beyond question that the left’s race-baiting attacks on the housing market (the Community Reinvestment Act–enacted under CARTER, made shockingly more aggressive under CLINTON) is directly responsible for imploding the housing market and destroying the economy.

      The study painstakingly sorted through failed home loans that caused the housing market collapse and identified an overwhelming connection between them and CRA mortgages.

      Again, let’s review:

      – President BUSH went to Congress repeatedly for years warning them that Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were going to destroy the economy (17 times in 2008 alone). DEMOCRATS continuously ignored him, shut down his proposals along party lines and continued raiding the institutions for campaign contributions on their way down.

      – JOHN McCAIN also co-sponsored urgently critical reforms that would have prevented the housing market collapse, but DEMOCRATS shut that down as well, along party lines, and even openly ridiculed anyone who suggested reforms were necessary…to protect their taxpayer-funded campaign contributions as the economy raced uncontrollably toward the cliff.

      – No one was making bad loans to unqualified people until DEMOCRATS came along and threatened to drag banks into court and have them fined and branded as racists if they didn’t go along with the left’s Affirmative Action lending policies…all while federally insuring their losses. Even the NEW YORK TIMES warned in the late 1990s that DEMOCRATS continuing to force banks into lowering their standards would lead to this exact catastrophe.

      – OBAMA himself is even on the record personally helping sue one lender (Citibank) into lowering its lending standards to include people from extremely poor and unstable areas, which even one of the left’s favorite blatantly partisan “fact-checkers,” Snopes, admits (while pretending to ‘set the record straight’).

      – Even The NEW YORK TIMES admitted that there is “little evidence” of any connection between the “REPUBLICAN” deregulation measures OBAMA blames, like the Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act (signed into law by a DEMOCRAT), and the collapse of the housing market.

      But non-Fox media have spent years deliberately and relentlessly inoculating people against the facts, training them to mindlessly blame BUSH for being in charge when DEMOCRAT policies destroyed the economy. So here we sit, to this day, still watching OBAMA excuse and shrug off endless economic failures, illegal government takeovers and utter national bankruptcy with zero accountability.

  9. Meacham says it perfectly here. Like a true historian.


    • All you talk about is Trump do you know anything else Biden…? He is still using others ideas this is called the practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own.
      “there were accusations of plagiarism” during his time in working and they wouldn’t let him and voted him out…lolol Nothing original about Biden…even in his rallies he says word for word what Trump already stated. Traitor a person who betrays a friend, country, principle, etc. “they see me as a traitor, a sellout to the enemy.” Reprobate a sinful mind, a depraved, unprincipled, and wicked person: God gave them up to a debased mind to do what ought not to be done. It is rioters like you who get paid by China that I cannot trust.

    • P TS deflections, misdirections and what aboutisms. What does it take to shut you desperate people up?

    • Joe Slapperasski | October 3, 2020 at 5:17 PM | Reply

      Trumps stupidy got him infected.him hiding the facts and lying got over 200000 infected.

    • “Lieing” ? And you still got 85 likes !

    • Do not take a single word from this administration as “truthful”–they’re incapable of honesty. This will be turned into something to ignite a sympathetic response or vote.

  11. Arthur Anderson, Jr. | October 3, 2020 at 3:35 AM | Reply

    His base, the 1-3% he’s actually serving, those who stand with him in his campaign ARE THOSE who are NOW feeling the reckoning!!!
    Everyone else is holding their breaths to believe or not to believe this whole scenario. And rightfully so.

    Wear your mask, wash your hands frequently, take those vitamins and minerals that help booster your immune systems, get your flu shots, and use hand sanitizers when needed because this ride just got more troublesome. Especially if/when Trump recovers (and he will) he won’t be humbled by this. Narcissist cannot be. He’ll come back more horrible than before. Count on it.
    Stay alive americans!!

  12. The BizzMoneyB | October 3, 2020 at 3:42 AM | Reply

    Trump let this disease in from Europe, and did NOTHING to stop it. Told all of the Governors “to get the equipment yourselves.” He deserves whatever he gets.

    • The only thing 45 have is a allergy to telling the truth,He and his administration is lieing about him having COVID-19. CONman pulling another CON.

    • the guy robbie | October 3, 2020 at 2:07 PM | Reply

      You are correct sir the sad part is that while Trump is running around telling people that everything is a hoax he’s his own cause for what he’s going through right now! It’s all just sad because the people that are on Biden side knew this already and knew how to be safe from the virus while trumpians are becoming Mass super spreaders I like how he tries to blame everything on Biden but yet he’s the president Mister power over everything but has no power to stop the one thing that could have been stopped a long time ago so you are right my friend

    • mark anderson | October 3, 2020 at 3:23 PM | Reply

      I didnt know China was part of Europe….lol

    • Jules Nagbunga | October 3, 2020 at 5:02 PM | Reply

      @mark anderson When Trump introduced the partial travel ban from China, forty thousand Chinese flew to European ports and entered the US via New York and other major US ports.

    • @mark anderson It mutated. The china virus is different than the european one.Plus he did not shut down NY airports until March.

  13. Just a scenario. Trump knows he will lose election. Trump knows he will be prosecuted. Could this be a disappearing trick, we dont see him coming out of hospital. Im saying he ‘plays’ dead!

  14. The Proud Boys might want to Stand Back further.

  15. Tess Perrigill | October 3, 2020 at 5:26 AM | Reply

    The dear leader thought his blood was a grade above the millions of peasants that have been infected!

  16. He’ll make a “miraculous recovery”. It’s the October surprise. To stoop this low…this is sickening.

  17. Gloria Mcfadden | October 3, 2020 at 6:14 AM | Reply

    Now all of a sudden we’re supposed to believe something that comes out of that White House 🏌️ more Lies, 200000 DEAD America’s,, I’m surprised they haven’t started a war Grifters Will do anything

  18. Matthew McCarter | October 3, 2020 at 6:23 AM | Reply

    Let tRump and his Supreme Court picks get together and
    ” Boof” a jug of Clorox. Might be just the cure we need

  19. He has given so much pain to so many and disrupted so’s only fitting he suffers either physically or mentality for me to see justification ….or KARMA

  20. As Isaac Asimov writes, “There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.”

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