... he can no longer be one of the primary voices in this crisis, especially not after his assertion that the economic effects and devastation from this shutdown are merely inconvenient. Fauci and his team of experts deserve some credit for mitigating the spread of this virus. But they should no longer be the primary voices at the table. Fauci and Birx have indicated pretty strongly that they do not consider the greater needs of the country.Now I get that people are hurting economically. I am hurting. But seriously. Can you imagine opening the economy up before we get a handle on this beast and understand what the effects of a second wave of illness might cause? The contagion is now starting to make its way through the heartland, google Smithfield, see what is happening in South Dakota and Colorado.
We are a long ways from over here. You can't target the most vulnerable, we are all vulnerable at this point. And we can't do what Trump suggested and just let Covid - 19 wash over all of us and see who survives? That sort of nihilism borders on the socio if not downright psychopathic. He says a roaring economy will be our gift to the memory of those that have passed. Methinks he is probably only worried about getting re-elected, never having shown anything that looks like real sympathy to me, not in his entire life.
We are doing very well with our shelter in place protocols, it is no time to step on the gas and pretend that it is business as usual and break our disciplined confinement. Health is first. But I have an idea.
How about we open up the country the first day it is safe to do so and not a day before or a day after? As soon as it is time. How about that? Who in their right mind would want to wait a day longer?