COVID-19 and the light at the end of the tunnel

“But we see light at the end of the tunnel.  Things are happening.  Things are happening.  We’re starting to see light at the end of the tunnel.” Donald Trump, April 6, 2020 COVID Task Force briefing. [1] To me, seeing the light at the end of the tunnel means only one thing – you’re still … More COVID-19 and the light at the end of the tunnel

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During a pandemic, we need a president who speaks in paragraphs.

Clips of President Obama’s speech to the NIH in December 2014 have been circulating on social media. Those clips tend to be of short duration and focus on his prediction of a global pandemic and the preparation for it. In contrast to Trump who cut the budgets of the NIH and CDC [1] [2], President … More During a pandemic, we need a president who speaks in paragraphs.