Gil Scott-Heron Could Not Have Been More Wrong

Donald Trump outside St. John’s Episcopal Church in Washington DC. Photo: Doug Mills/The New York Times.

I recently wrote about how the coronavirus obliterated the memory of the impeachment, which just three months ago seemed so epic and all-consuming. If someone had told you a week ago that something would soon happen that would — at least temporarily — completely knock the coronavirus out of the news, would you have believed them?