Trump wanted to reopen the country on Easter Sunday, but the virus has other plans.

By Joan Donovan, PhD, Research Director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School

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Every time President Trump tries to find a shortcut back to “normal”, I’m reminded of an old horror story, now a fable for our times.

In Edgar Allen Poe’s The Masque Of Red Death, Prince Prospero reigns from his remote abbey over a kingdom besieged by a terrible plague. …

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