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The Margin: Marco Rubio slammed for saying ‘grotesque’ media is delighted the U.S. has the most coronavirus cases

Grim statistics certainly aren’t hard to find these days, but the U.S. coronavirus toll, more than any other country, is one that has been splashed across the internet in recent days.

The U.S. recently surpassed Italy and China in the number of total COVID-19 cases, according to Johns Hopkins University. At last check, there were 124,763 cases and at least 2,191 deaths in the U.S. vs. 82,120 cases and 3,304 deaths in China and 92,472 cases and 10,023 deaths in Italy.

Some high-profile politicos, like Hillary Clinton, have used it to attack President Trump,

What does Senator Marco Rubio think of how the media is reporting it?

“Some in our media can’t contain their glee & delight in reporting that the U.S. has more #CoronaVirus cases than #China,” he tweeted. “Beyond being grotesque, its bad journalism.”

Understandably, the media fired back as “Rubio” began trending on Twitter TWTR, -4.24% :

Rubio did have his share of defenders, too:

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