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  • While protests raged across the country this weekend, Donald Trump disappeared—he retreated to a bunker, turned off the lights at the White House, and didn't formally address the nation, other than a few semi-coherent tweets. Asked what he was doing to address the tumult, he responded, “I’m going to win the election easily."
  • The Washington Post reports that Trump has made an astounding 19,127 false or misleading claims during his 1,226 days in the White House so far.
  • Here is a roundup of photos of the various protests that happened across the nation on Sunday.
  • And here's a specific report on what went down in D.C. outside the White House last night, with some people noting that frustration over lockdowns and unemployment resulting from the pandemic are a factor in the intensity: “What are people going to do?” one person said. “They’re tired of being in the house. People are not getting money.” 
  • The protests are happening during a pandemic, and health experts tell The Atlantic that it "will almost certainly set off new chains of infection" of coronavirus.
  • George Floyd's brother asked protesters not to "tear up your town" while demonstrating: "My brother wasn’t about that. My brother was about peace," he said. "It's OK to be angry, but channel your anger to do something positive or make a change another way because we've been down this road already."
  • There is a long history of government officials using the trope of "outside agitators" to delegitimize protests of racial injustice. 
  • Undeniably clickable headline of the day: "The Secret, Absurd World of Coronavirus Mask Traders and Middlemen Trying To Get Rich Off Government Money."
  • CNN president Jeff Zucker is seriously thinking about running for NYC mayor next year.
  • The National's Aaron Dessner has been falsely accused of paying protesters to riot by unhinged right wing conspiracy theorists.
  • Here's a breakdown of the releases from the upcoming three Record Store Day drops.
  • And finally, find someone who looks at you the way this dog looks at their ball: