Politico: Trump elevates Scott Atlas, a doctor with a rosier coronavirus outlook

Politico: Trump elevates Scott Atlas, a doctor with a rosier coronavirus outlook. “With the virus showing no sign of letting up — the U.S. has recorded roughly 5.4 million Covid-19 cases and 170,000 deaths — and with less than three months to go in an uphill reelection battle, the president is betting that a telegenic physician with a positive outlook, but no expertise in infectious diseases or epidemiology, can change his fortunes.”