Trump's performances are terrifying – but I can't stop myself watching them | Emma Brockes

The president’s increasingly unhinged performances at his televised briefings are more disturbing than life in lockdown Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage For the last month in New York , the self-care rules of lockdown have lurched wildly as we figure out how to be at home without going mad. In my house, we’ve been through schedules, no schedules, dressing in the morning, not dressing in the morning, hours of school work to no school work. As soon as we get used to one thing, it becomes oppressive and we unravel and start again. In all of this, however, there has been one, consistent tenet of self-preservation: avoid watching Donald Trump at his White House briefings. Related: Coronavirus US live: Trump to unveil guidelines on reopening economy Continue reading...