Because Donald Trump is the angel of death, people are dying in numbers that would have been inconceivable just a few short months ago.
We’re rapidly approaching 100,000 officially reported coronavirus-related deaths in the U.S., and Donald Trump thinks it’s time to reopen our churches, ostensibly so people can thank God for the steady leadership of Donald Trump, who’s handled this plague like a real pharaoh. (I’m actually wondering if I should start browsing online shopping sites for umbrellas hardy enough to handle a sudden downpour of frogs, because Trump’s heart — and brain — are still clearly hardened.)
Unfortunately, it turns out the actual number of dead might be considerably higher than the official number.
The Surgo Foundation, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit that “integrate[s] ideas and approaches from multiple disciplines to examine stubborn problems in a new light,” recently did a deep dive into U.S. COVID-19 cases and concluded that the official picture is likely a lot rosier than reality: