Robert P. Bomboy

Bomboy

Nothing sticks to Donald Trump. The Teflon Don sounded again like one of those old vinyl phonograph records worn out because it’s been used so many times.

Asked last week if he felt responsible for the delays and red tape that have choked the availability of coronavirus tests, Trump denied it, insisting instead — without evidence — that the fault lay with his predecessor, President Barack Obama.

Robert P. Bomboy has written for more than 60 national magazines and is the author of six books, including the novel “Smart Boys Swimming in the River Styx.” He taught for more than 30 years in colleges and universities, and he has been a Ford Foundation Fellow at the University of Chicago and in Washington, D.C.

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