Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Viral? . . .

(from https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/we-need-leadership-we-have-trump-instead/2020/03/09/19630afe-623b-11ea-845d-e35b0234b136_story.html?fbclid=IwAR2_YbGgcNT2yQsUHWip5UvECgqEV9q8ty7DdYpfJrR6ct-UmXvbdbBMtlY)
". . . it was a catastrophic mistake to give an egomaniacal reality-television star such power and responsibility. We are all paying the price. . . even a minimally competent president could calm anxieties by explaining what we know and what we don’t know about the virus. A decent president would be less concerned about the media coverage he or she was receiving and more focused on getting reliable information to a nation desperately seeking answers. . . He may well succeed in convincing his loyal followers that the coronavirus is some kind of hoax. We can only hope that none of those true believers end up paying with their lives.". . . "