Trump's Strangest Lie: A Plague of Suicides Under His Watch
Social distancing hasn't led to an increase in suicide rates, despite the president’s claims. But a prolonged pandemic might.
It's pretty odd, when you think about it, that Trump would insist -- against the evidence -- that there's been a spike in suicide rates during his presidency.
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It’s strange to hear an incumbent president declare, as an argument in his own favor, that a wave of suicides is occurring under his watch. It’s even stranger given that it’s not true.