Trump’s 9/11 boxing gig gives MAGA fans exactly what they want

UPDATE (Sept. 10, 2021, 7:45 p.m. ET): This piece has been updated to note former President Donald Trump may now be making some 9/11 stops, although these plans remain vague.

There is much hand-wringing and even outright mockery over former President Donald Trump’s Saturday plans for the 20th anniversary of 9/11.

Unlike former President George W. Bush and former President Barack Obama or President Joe Biden, Trump isn’t going for the solemn. Instead, alongside his son Don Jr., Trump will be providing commentary for a boxing match. These two heretofore unrecognized geniuses of the sweet science will be doing MAGA-friendly play-by-play from the Hard Rock Café in Hollywood, Florida — presumably before a raucous, maskless crowd.

The highlight will be 58-year-old former champion and 1984(!) Olympian Evander Holyfield. This isn’t a boxing card. It’s a crime scene.

As for the fight itself, it is a repellent affair even

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Kerala special schools to be “smart” soon

Special schools in Kerala will soon have smart classrooms with advanced study equipment and facilities, General Education Minister V Sivankutty said.

Smart room facilities would be made available to to the students of special schools also, he said on Friday after inaugurating the department’s ‘Jyothirmayi’ project, an initiative via YouTube to support the educational needs of the special students including those who are hearing impaired and visually and intellectually challenged.

As part of the programme, the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) would publish videos, based on various subjects, exclusively for the special kids.

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“Differently-abled children will be given top priority in the online classes. Smart classrooms will be made available to them also,” Sivankutty said.

Stating that ‘Jyothirmaryi’ is designed in such a way that students, teachers and parents can make use of it

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