Death on February 6 means exposure during January puts the lie to Trumpian arguments about his own inaction. Needless to say Trump will continue to demonize some abstract other as those unemployed by COVID look for new jobs.
A person who died in Santa Clara County on Feb. 6 was infected with the #coronavirus, a stunning discovery that makes that individual the first recorded COVID-19 fatality in the U.S., according to autopsy results. @ErinAllday and @MatthewKawahara story. https://t.co/MI47X8Fmh8— San Francisco Chronicle (@sfchronicle) April 22, 2020
The multilateralism versus nationalism will fail if only because Trump has made such a mess of trying to pit Americans against each other with a weird premise about white privilege and class victimhood that he exploits daily. The following op-ed assumes that so many other Trumpian foibles should be ignored.
The same people who reply to me and others saying “stop scaring people! You’re causing panic! Fear porn!” are the same people who were screaming about a “dangerous” caravan of migrants who had Al-Qaeda members amongst them that would lead to a massive wave of crime and terrorism— Yashar Ali 🐘 (@yashar) April 21, 2020