Donald Trump is holding maskless, indoor occasions with lots of of attendees as America’s COVID loss of life toll surpasses roughly 3,000 per day – and prone to continue to grow within the coming days and weeks.
MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow outlined the disturbing disconnect between White Home conduct and the rising loss of life toll and an infection price in the US.
“We’re getting greater than 3,000 deaths every day for a number of days now,” the MSNBC host stated. “You wouldn’t understand it from the conduct of the White Home and the president.”
— PoliticusUSA (@politicususa) December 11, 2020
In keeping with the COVID Monitoring Challenge numbers, as we speak was the second straight day during which we had greater than 3,000 People die in a single 24-hour interval. 3,000 People dying in a day. At this time, 3,067 People dying. That’s greater than double the quantity of people that died within the sinking of the Titanic, proper? However that’s simply as we speak. And we’re getting greater than 3,000 deaths every day for a number of days now. You wouldn’t understand it from the conduct of the White Home and the president. The president is internet hosting a congressional ball tonight on the White Home, indoors. No person’s actually anticipating them to have folks put on masks or socially distance. Why not? They didn’t final evening on the packed indoor White Home Hanukkah social gathering the place the president talked about how he’s going to win reelection. Individuals additionally didn’t put on masks or socially distance for essentially the most half on the 200-person State Division indoor social gathering. That was the evening earlier than final as properly.
Trump isn’t even pretending to care anymore
Donald Trump might be out of the White Home in 41 days after dropping final month’s presidential election decisively to President-elect Joe Biden.
With out an election on the horizon, his conduct signifies that he now not has use for even pretending to care in regards to the American folks, even those that supported him.
So as an alternative of working tirelessly to get this lethal virus below management with the time he has left in workplace, Trump is solely ignoring it and having fun with the trimmings of the workplace whereas he nonetheless can – regardless of what number of lives he places in danger within the course of.
Sean Colarossi at the moment resides in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Arts diploma in Journalism from the College of Massachusetts Amherst and was an organizing fellow for each of President Obama’s presidential campaigns. He additionally labored with Deliberate Parenthood as an Reasonably priced Care Act Outreach Organizer in 2014, serving to northeast Ohio residents acquire medical health insurance protection.