Not too long ago, I wrote a piece about how whether we like it or not, the COVID-19 pandemic is political. I didn’t realize how deeply true and prophetic that statement was at the time, nor how it would intensify due primarily to Trump’s deranged...
The sheer volume of infections, deaths, and related statistics associated with this crisis are nightmarish and unfathomable. What’s worse is that it’s highly likely that much has gone unreported and uncounted.
The fact, like it or not, is that this crisis has been political from the start. Politics has played a defining role in all of this well before the term “Coronavirus” became part of our daily vocabulary.
Although much more needs to be said about the absence of leadership and the gross incompetence that many Republicans have demonstrated throughout this crisis, so many of the real problems facing us were already created by them years ago and they’ve been festering ever since.