The abject failure of the administration has magnified this crisis. The president is already trying to pass the buck.
But Trump is clearly worried about the electoral consequences of a massive death toll and a recession that could see unemployment of over 20%.
Conspiracy theories are spreading faster than the virus, providing fertile ground for extremists seeking new acts of terrorism while the world shelters at home.
The U.S. president has been exposed by the coronavirus crisis. The only small comfort for the rest of the world is that he’s not their leader.
While the news is dominated by the fight against COVID-19, the U.S. president has taken the opportunity to start blackmailing his allies across the region.
This pandemic has highlighted the need for global cooperation, but magnified the failings of the major powers.
A live televised address from the Oval Office should have reassured the US. Instead it sowed chaos.
The president’s shameless bid highlights the need for a drugs industry that prioritizes the public interest over profit.
How fortunate that the most powerful person in the world’s specialty is science. His devastating theories on the climate crisis, such as: ‘I don’t believe it’, could be the key to saving us all.