First Thing: October surprise? Trump caught the coronavirus
The president and first lady tested positive for Covid-19 after traveling with Hope Hicks. Plus, why Radiohead are the world’s Blackest white band
Who could have guessed that a president who repeatedly spread misinformation about the coronavirus, held campaign rallies in infection “red zones” and rarely wore a face mask in public would end up catching Covid-19? Actually, “anyone who was paying attention,” says David Smith.