Donald Trump is holding maskless, indoor occasions with a whole lot of attendees as America’s COVID dying toll surpasses roughly 3,000 per day – and more likely to continue to grow within the coming days and weeks.
MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow outlined the disturbing disconnect between White Home habits and the rising dying toll and an infection charge in america.
“We’re getting greater than 3,000 deaths every day for a number of days now,” the MSNBC host stated. “You wouldn’t comprehend it from the habits of the White Home and the president.”
— PoliticusUSA (@politicususa) December 11, 2020
In keeping with the COVID Monitoring Challenge numbers, at present 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. Right now, 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 at present. And we’re getting greater than 3,000 deaths every day for a number of days now. You wouldn’t comprehend it from the habits of the White Home and the president. The president is internet hosting a congressional ball tonight on the White Home, indoors. No one’s actually anticipating them to have folks put on masks or socially distance. Why not? They didn’t final night time on the packed indoor White Home Hanukkah occasion the place the president talked about how he’s going to win reelection. Folks additionally didn’t put on masks or socially distance for essentially the most half on the 200-person State Division indoor occasion. That was the night time earlier than final as nicely.
Trump isn’t even pretending to care anymore
Donald Trump might be out of the White Home in 41 days after losing final month’s presidential election decisively to President-elect Joe Biden.
With out an election on the horizon, his habits signifies that he now not has use for even pretending to care concerning the American folks, even those that supported him.
So as a substitute of working tirelessly to get this lethal virus underneath 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 – irrespective of what number of lives he places in danger within the course of.
Sean Colarossi at present 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 Inexpensive Care Act Outreach Organizer in 2014, serving to northeast Ohio residents acquire medical health insurance protection.