The simplicity of how CNN anchor Brooke Baldwin decided to recount on Friday the “incredibly significant events” surrounding the Trump administration during the past four weeks, by noting them as a visual list scrolled by, was a good strategy for highlighting the insane vastness of that 40-item list.
While everything Baldwin recounts happened within the last month, some of the events feel like they went down lifetimes ago, while we had forgotten others had even happened at all until Baldwin reminded us.
“Hold on a second,” she says at one point, pausing to take a drink of water. “Sorry, this is long.”
Is this real life? It is. It is.