Ian Bremmer joined journalist Soledad O'Brien on a virtual panel for the latest episode of Real Time with Bill Maher, which aired on May 29th on HBO. In a discussion about who should will will take the blame for the US economy, Ian and Soledad debated which party and candidate are most impacted politically by the shutdown and economic fallout of the pandemic as the presidential election approaches.
Ian responded to Bill's question about what hitting the number of 100,000 coronavirus deaths in the US really means, noting that despite the tendency to blame Trump, the US "looks like a lot of other advanced industrial economies right now."
100k US Coronavirus Deaths in Perspective: Not Just Trump | Ian Bremmer on Real Time with Bill Maher youtu.be
Ian Bremmer and Soledad O'Brien also assessed Trump's war with Twitter, his executive order and what the big tech/social media companies really think about free speech.
Does Trump's War with Twitter Really Matter? | Ian Bremmer on Real Time with Bill Maher youtu.be