“The US president is fumbling in the face of a health crisis of unknown proportions”

ASIA TIMES
Fumbling in the face of coronavirus could lose Trump the election
by David P. Goldman
March 5, 2020

Panic returned to the US stock market on Thursday as the federal government fumbled in the face of a health crisis of unknown proportions, and President Donald Trump appeared to downplay the scale of the problem in a Fox News interview. Someone should tell the president that reality shows don’t go as scripted when the studio is on fire. Meanwhile, no one in the United States knows how fast Covid-19 has spread, where it is spread, or how it is spreading…The buck stops at the president’s desk, in Harry Truman’s celebrated saying – but never more so than during a public health crisis.READ MORE

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