Unless you actually know somebody hit by the disease, the grim daily numbers blur into being mere statistics. But the prime minister's hospitalization brought home the fact it can truly strike anyone, of any rank.
"I was wrong," MSNBC host Chris Matthews said in an on-air apology Monday to Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders for comparing his Nevada caucus win to a Nazi invasion. "I reached for a historical analogy and chose a bad one," Matthews continued.
"As racist ethnonationalism and white supremacy grows across the world, this study is an urgent and unsettling reminder of how little history is informing our understanding of today," Rabbi Alissa Wise told Newsweek.
A mother's obituary was rejected by a Kentucky newspaper for blaming President Donald Trump's presidency hastening her to an early grave. Now, the newspaper is offering to republish the obituary and apologizing for the "mistake."