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March 25, 2021

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How could you hold all the voters in favour of Trump responsible?? Did they all know that pandemic of such intensity would occur?? Every one who chooses a thing at any point in time expects it to function in a better way. But what if it doesn't like Donald Trump

Only time tells how something/someone turns out to be.

The hatred of the left always amazes me and how they find a way, as you just did, to blame Trump for everything that went wrong. How about Fauci saying in January that the US would not have to worry about this virus? How about his saying only health care workers needed masks?

Whatever Trump said or did not, we personally started isolating and using masks by March as we were capable of reading newspapers and didn't need a nanny state to tell us what to do-- why we also both are fully vaccinated now. Will that help? Science is still debating how much.

When it comes to blame, how about Cuomo and other governors, putting Covid positive people back in nursing homes, who had no way to care for them. Most of the choices for how much to shut down was left to the states. Some killed their economies and learned when they started out again it hadn't helped. Like California where now 51% of their Covid cases are their own variant. But never mind, it's all Trump's fault because he wasn't touchy feely and telling us constantly how much he cared. We'll see how that does now that you have that touchy feely guy (sometimes with women who didn't like it much). I voted for Hillary in '16 and doubt she'd have done any better with a virus where we were lied to by China and even our experts (like Fauci) had no clue how devastating it would be and still is. Biden back then didn't want to block entry to the US-- seems more in favor of it now.

Trump did a lot of things to try and get this under control, like sending military hospital ships to NYC, which I've read they didn't even use. He ordered ramping up of testing treatments, and moving money to get a vaccine ready earlier than usual, which is why it was here right after the election as decided. Also remember the ramp up of ventilators; so hospitals had them. Yes, he didn't get it all right. It was new and he was trying to also save an economy, you know the thing that pays government salaries and pensions. To me, where he went most wrong was how he behaved like a nut after he lost the election, proving it was good he was out of office; but what he did for the virus certainly never put 400,000 deaths on his head. We can blame ourselves when we don't use reasonable sense.

Rain, you're wrong about Trump not being responsible for hundreds of thousands of unnecessary Covid deaths. Deborah Birx, Trump's White House pandemic coordinator, says that his screwups led to those deaths. Have a read:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/03/27/birx-tells-cnn-most-us-covid-deaths-could-have-been-mitigated-after-first-100000/

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Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator under President Donald Trump, said most coronavirus deaths in the United States could have been prevented if the Trump administration had acted earlier and more decisively.

Birx made her comments in the CNN documentary “Covid War: The Pandemic Doctors Speak Out,” a clip from which the network released Saturday. The full documentary will air 9 p.m. Sunday.

In it, CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta asked Birx how much of a difference she thinks it would have made had the United States “mitigated earlier, … paused earlier and actually done it,” referring to extending shutdowns, urging people to wear masks and implementing other steps to slow the spread of the virus.

“I look at it this way: The first time, we have an excuse. There were about 100,000 deaths that came from that original surge,” Birx told Gupta. “All of the rest of them, in my mind, could have been mitigated or decreased substantially.”

She said the states should have seen the warnings with the first 100,000 with that surge. I guess you want a dictatorship where the President rules and the states have to obey. You might get that as totalitarianism is required to make people accept true socialism. You apparently get all your news from left wing sources. That bubble should make you happy but it won't work for everybody. As far as what Birx or any of them say now-- hindsight is perfect for those who are easily swayed. You ignored all the rest of what I said. Not unexpected given your cognitive bias. I suppose you also like the proposed mileage tax as after all, it will protect you and yours and cost those who have to live far from their jobs because of housing costs. We'll see how that all works out-- especially your desire for totalitarianism. It might bite the hand that's been feeding it in the end.


I, as usual, agree with Rain completely.

The vaccines wouldn't have been available so quickly if it weren't for Trump.

He stopped flights from China in January 2020. Democrats said, "over reaction", "racist", "xenophobic".

CNN is dishonest.

Such BS.

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