“I started taking it, because I think it’s good. I’ve heard a lot of good stories.” And with that, President Trump announced he’s taking his favorite drug, hydroxychloroquine, as a preventative measure. My first guess was that he has a stake in the drug. (Trump would drink poison if he had shares in an arsenic company). The only other two options are that: He’s lying. Or he’s taking something he shouldn’t be taking because he doesn’t understand any of this. Those, as it turns out, are the only two options that can explain much of what he’s done during the pandemic. Conor Friedersdorf in The Atlantic: Maybe Trump Isn’t Lying. The president does not seem to grasp the most basic aspects of the public-health crisis. Lying or clueless. Both are bad. Like the president, you can pick your poison.