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TRUMP WOOP WOOP GENIUS HANDLING OF MENTAL HEALTH PANDEMIC WOMEN BEGGING TO BE GROPED

By jazz_music follow jazz_music   2020 Apr 10, 4:17pm 458 views   3 comments   watch   nsfw   quote   share    


https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/mar/17/trump-sees-the-coronavirus-as-a-threat-to-his-self-interest-not-to-people

the powerful led the administration to undercut the nation’s public health infrastructure long before the rise of coronavirus – a fact that helps contextualize his response today. For instance, he signed an executive order in January 2017 that froze hiring of federal workers, leading to almost 700 vacancies at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC); some such positions were at a key department that “regulates some of the world’s most dangerous bacteria and viruses and manages the nation’s stockpile of emergency medical countermeasures”, the Washington Post reported.

That same year, Trump and congressional Republicans nearly succeeded in passing a bill that would have gutted Medicaid – and that also would have eliminated the Prevention and Public Health Fund, the source of 12% of the CDC’s budget. Such cuts had one big beneficiary: corporations and the very wealthy, who would have seen big tax cuts had the repeal legislation passed. Later, in 2018, it disbanded the White House’s pandemic office charged with responding to outbreaks like Covid-19 – putting no leadership structure in its place.

Since the pandemic began, the administration has hardly reprioritized. As Politico’s Dan Diamond reported, Trump opposed evacuating a cruise ship that was stuck off the coast of California, even though it seemed like the right thing to do, noting that: “I don’t need to have the numbers double because of one ship that wasn’t our fault.” As Diamond suggested in an interview on National Public Radio’s Fresh Air, “[t]he lower the numbers on coronavirus, the better for the president, the better for his potential re-election this fall.”

In that same vein, the president has baselessly boosted the stock market while providing deceptive public health reassurances. “The Coronavirus,” he tweeted on 24 February, “is very much under control in the USA … Stock Market starting to look very good to me
1   WookieMan   ignore (7)   2020 Apr 10, 5:22pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

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2   jazz_music   ignore (13)   2020 Apr 10, 5:25pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

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—oh shit there’s more
3   WookieMan   ignore (7)   2020 Apr 10, 5:29pm     ↓ dislike (0)   quote   flag      

jazz_music says
Ahhh SOMEone carez

Lol. No don't care. You've just been quiet for a while, and now are going ape shit on the site today. No biggie. Just an observation....

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