Trump Camp Politicizing COVID-19 Has Deadly Consequences For Followers, U.S. | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

Trump Camp Politicizing COVID-19 Has Deadly Consequences For Followers, U.S. | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC 1


Rachel Maddow highlights the example of Maine pastor Todd Bell, the center of a deadly coronavirus superspreader event who refuses to follow scientific guidance on controlling the spread of the virus because he believes the Trump campaign's rhetoric about a Democratic plot against going to church. Aired on 09/02/2020.
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Trump Camp Politicizing COVID-19 Has Deadly Consequences For Followers, U.S. | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

101 Comments on "Trump Camp Politicizing COVID-19 Has Deadly Consequences For Followers, U.S. | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC"

  1. llDarkPhoenixll | September 3, 2020 at 1:38 AM | Reply

    We don’t want churches to shut down, we just want them to pay their fair share of taxes.

  2. Our country was doing all right before Donald Trump get in the White House

  3. The Political Talk | September 3, 2020 at 1:43 AM | Reply

    This is what happens when the country is ran by a Former TV Show Host!

    • And remember: “The Apprentice” was classified as “reality TV.” Trump may have been good as a host there, but in real life, he has been terrible. Donald, this is not TV pretend any more!!!

    • S'all good man! | September 3, 2020 at 2:41 AM | Reply

      Jerry Springer

    • It is 2nd time americans do it. Reagan was a reverse Robin Hood, he stole from the poor and gave it to the rich. Trump tries the same but the poor have nothing left.

    • @Evan Col Reagan gave the rich huge tax cuts, fought the unions,defunded education and started the privatising of healthcare.
      Naming the Soviet Union the evil empire was only to excuse giving money too the ‘military industrial complex’

  4. kilgirlie trout | September 3, 2020 at 1:46 AM | Reply

    It’s funny how pro-life people only care up until birth

  5. You know what I love about “you can’t go to church anymore.” Well the fact that many churches are online and one can have a relationship with God without attending church. Gotta love technology. 😃👍🏽

  6. Jesus was a socialist and hated GREED

    • @Tessmage Tessera he also said that the ppl who have nothing in their life will have it good in heaven unlike the greedy rich ppl. Mr Beast for example wants to die with 0 dollars

    • Peter Karlsson | September 4, 2020 at 2:05 AM | Reply

      @Luca S. Fine fore you, but i dont think either he was a real person or did some magic stunts.

    • @terry walker They give to the poor too keep them poor and to have reasons for collecting money, that is all.

    • @terry walker Dude you didn’t read that right at all and the $600,000 where you get that from? One parable which is a made up story doesn’t over shadow all the other instances.

    • @terry walker “blessed are the meek for they shall inherit” .. doesn’t sound like the words of the prosperity gospel

  7. Oh yeah… No doubt about it now. The GOP has become a death cult.

    • Stacy J Politics, Community & Faith K’onVersations | September 6, 2020 at 1:06 AM | Reply

      Isn’t it just crazy?

    • #CULT45GOPPathetic 💀🇷🇺💸
      *#VoteBlue2020* 💙😷🌐

    • @Michael Gabs i Am here to help indeed. Yet, I’m not in politics or in the pulpit. The Kingdom of Respect rises, the Kingdom of Heaven on Earth indeed. verily tell you so, this Kingdom behind within you. A Holy Spirit of Truth I Am. Visit my page KiNG ELYONEi to learn more of the new covenant ordered to the gentiles (gentle; meek are those who listen to each other) Matthew 21:42 to 44. Believe what you would like. I am here to help and not tell people what to do. They will decide within self to be respectful or not. What kind of holy spirit are you? Holy spirit of patience or holy spirit of love or holy spirit of trust. There are many holy spirits. One of the jobs of the Holy Spirit of Truth is to help each one determine what Holy Spirit are you. May your excellent shine. these are the times of judgment indeed. The choice has been given to the hearts of the people. Revelation 10. YHWH victory covenant of peace:

    • @Joyce Duncan as a nurse practitioner I try to avoid politics and just be there to listen to my patients. Over the last six months I can UNEQUIVOCALLY say that when my patients start talking about politics when they ask me about Covid, the trump supporter people just seem so grounded, reasonable, and willing to discuss issues in a reasonable manner, while Trump “haters” (literal) seem to exhibit many symptoms of mental illness. Pressured speech, nonsensical statements, paranoia, when asked to explain get very angry and irritable, high state of anxiety and emotional angst. It’s very troubling to watch. My comment to you is what I tell my patients. Please unplug and focus on your mental health and well-being. For yours and your family’s sake. Rachel maddow does not care about what happens to you and your family. She is serving her own interests which do nothing for you and your family. I hope you don’t have children bc I can tell you they are in pain watching you in this state. Take care now.

    • @IAmThatIAm Cheating. Lying. Corruption. Con Man.
      Trump 2020: Jail for Negligent Homicide of at least 50,000 Americans. You will agree to blame him for 25% of total deaths is fair, yes? He lied, downplayed, did nothing, played politics.
      Why people give him a pass and look to everywhere else, blame anyone else, except this demon. Great!

  8. Why are people such babies about wearing a mask?

  9. Those that believe you can only find the Creator in a church are missing the whole point of believing in a higher being.

    • @AuntieS412 not accurate? What do you mean? Rewrote so called holy book? Who give them the right to do so? How so they now that what they changed is accurate. You can talk all the bs you want its still a man made product used by kings to keep people as their sheep. All religiom if fake and the only books that are considered holy are the vedas

    • @StinkyPirates american corruption began the day the mayflower hit the shore

    • @NayteThaGreat wouldn’t you say more Gnostic than Agnostic?

    • @Dean Moulton Yes. You’re correct. Slim difference, but yes. Comparable to each other.

    • William Stefens | September 8, 2020 at 8:00 AM | Reply

      Truly agree. Even a judge quoted the scripture, “Whenever any two or more of you are together in my name, there shall I be also.” As part of a judgement against another pastor who held an in church service which also led to many being infected. These idiotic pastors who are pushing against wearing masks should be removed from their church for these irresponsible actions.

  10. If your faith is so compromised that it can’t be sustained outside of a physical building, who is really your God? What ever happened to ‘if there are two together, gathered in my name?’

  11. He would of been arrested first up in Australia and rightly so

    • In Germany too

    • yes

    • Diane O'Donovan | September 3, 2020 at 3:49 AM | Reply

      Not so fast. Morrison is such a Trump sycophant he spent almost as much on war stuff as the whole of China did last year. and guess who we paid for it all? Trump is trying to make his figures look good. I also find it strange that all of a sudden NSW is being told its mail deliveries are going to be halved ‘for a while’… short of sorting machines peraps? Wouldn’t even put it past Trump to seek political asylum in Aus – hope that, if so, he’d be put on Manus Island but more likely Murdoch-Morrison would see he landed softly.

    • Diane O’Donovan we don’t want the orange turd. Let Russia have him. And Murdoch, his stench we can live without as well.

    • common sense reigns in australia!!!! and your numbers show it!!

  12. Jesus didn’t need a church to preach the gospels. However the modern churches need people showing up and putting money into the collection plate

    • Amen

    • Jesus went out to the people to spread the word.
      From most of the accounts that I remember from reading the Bible – most of the time when Jesus went out to spread the word to the people, he and his followers were outdoors.
      People can gather together on social media to talk about religion face to face in real time.
      Pastors, Reverends, etc. can post their sermons on YouTube or other media.
      If people want to get together at the same time to pray and sing together, they can hold a live online event.
      People can even donate online if they want.
      But that information will most likely be recorded.
      And if they talk about politics, then are breaking the separation of Church and State, and it is proof that they are acting as a political body – which is taxable.
      Obviously, a church like the one talked about here doesn’t want to leave proof that their tax exempt status should be removed.
      Praise the creator all you want tax-free.
      Claim that your religion says that one group of politicians is “right”, it’s time for that Church to pay taxes.

    • Jesus did need the church,he was sent to the church.
      The church isn’t a building.
      The church is the Children of Israel.

      Acts 7:37-38
      37 This is that Moses, which said unto the children of Israel, A prophet shall the Lord your God raise up unto you of your brethren, like unto me; him shall ye hear.

      38 This is he, that was in the church in the wilderness with the angel which spake to him in the mount Sina, and with our fathers: who received the lively oracles to give unto us:

    • several times. i barely put my wallet away and the plate would come around a second and on occasion a 3rd time.

    • Follow the money as always.

  13. Ann van de Kew | September 3, 2020 at 2:27 AM | Reply

    How much money does the good pastor make with a full house?
    Or a funeral?

  14. Ignorant citizens elect ignorant leaders
    *George Carlin*
    An uneducated nation is easy to deceive
    *Che Guava*

  15. The Insane Shecklador | September 3, 2020 at 3:18 AM | Reply

    When was the last time Trump attended church that was not done purely as a publicity stunt?


    • I bet when he gassed the peaceful protesters to get to the church, he hadn’t been there since inauguration day.
      I fell off the couch when I saw him hold the Bible backwards and upside down. Satan always does the opposite of God. That was like the Satanist wearing an inverted cross.
      Trump was revealing himself. Few understand.

    • Rhonda Goodrum | September 4, 2020 at 5:17 AM | Reply

      @Joyce Duncan His Sister Said as much. He has never gone to Church except for Publicity.

  16. When the pastor told his flock that he wanted them all to get to heaven, they didn’t realize he meant to get them there quite so quickly.

  17. Gevowavemagnet | September 3, 2020 at 3:26 AM | Reply

    I get so tired of these damned evangelical hypocrites.

    • It is all about lining their pockets with cash!

    • Tell the truth Precious

    • STONEFREE CLASSIC ROCK MUSIC CHANNEL | September 9, 2020 at 1:27 AM | Reply

      Atheism is on the rise !

      …thank god ! 🤣

    • STONEFREE CLASSIC ROCK MUSIC CHANNEL let’s hope science will finally highlight tax free cults as they are. Organized religion was population control. now, people just want what’s familiar. How selfish are we? That some being plans every second of every day, but we have free choice? Gtfo here

    • STONEFREE CLASSIC ROCK MUSIC CHANNEL let’s hope science will finally highlight tax free cults as they are. Organized religion was population control. now, people just want what’s familiar. How selfish are we? That some being plans every second of every day, but we have free choice? Gtfo here

  18. Cooking of Survival | September 3, 2020 at 4:16 AM | Reply

    Hi, everyone >It’s funny how pro-life people only care up until birth

    • @J Rivel Putting aside the fact, I do not attend church, the fact is that sheltering in place until/if a cure is produced is not an option for people who work, J.

    • @esj8341 Sure who work but other than that though.

    • @esj8341 Well, aren‘t you just a special kind of stupid

    • @J Rivel People who don’t work depend on those who do, Rivel.

    • Diane Bannister | September 6, 2020 at 4:18 AM | Reply

      Cooking, look up Pamma Jamma on the first page, then look under that for Too Wun and see his posts to me and a number of people. Promoting his “one issue” values. Labeling Democrats in the most horrible way. Typical labeling. And posting up video links. Most people I have known who say pro life, stop at the birth just as you said. When they don’t support life at all levels and ages, it’s just a fake promotion. It’s a farse.

  19. There is no vaccine against stupidity.” – Albert Einstein

  20. When Trump says, “law abiding citizens” that’s trumpian for white people.

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