There could be a moment where the death toll could become a 9/11 every day, resulting in carnage that was avoidable.
It is about keeping numbers down, aided by testing undercounts and shortfalls in testing at the state level, while promising a vaccine “miracle” in time for election day.
Trump has not really altered his position from February 2020, people will be sacrificed for his reelection and it represents a GOP position on blaming cities while trying to revitalize a consumer-service economy at a regional unemployment level resembling the Great Depression.
Trump continues to fail at thinking his incompetence in shifting accountability to the states represents a conservative laissez-faire approach when it’s really about federal inaction and ineptitude. For example HHS Secretary Azar now blames the lifestyles of meat processing workers for the COVID-19 spread.