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Thursday, March 12, 2020

We are facing a pandemic about which US President Donald Trump appears incapable of telling the truth " assuming he even knows it " and without quick action, a lot of people are going to get sick. Some of them will die. The president's incoherence has reached a level that is a hazard to public health. The best thing Trump can do for the country, to speed its response to the novel coronavirus, is resign and let someone capable take over.

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Anyone want to argue at this point that the country isn't better off without Trump?

Anyone at all?

#1 | Posted by Zed at 2020-03-12 03:58 PM | Reply

Agreed. It would be the first time in his miserable and pathetic life he did something right.

#2 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2020-03-12 07:56 PM | Reply

@#1 ... To improve the US COVID response, Donald Trump should resign ...

To improve the US COVID response, I don't think, at this point, that Pres Trump should resign.

But, channeling Lee Iacocca, I think Pres Trump should either lead, follow, or get out of the way.

Pres Trump has shown, rather extensively, that he is unable to lead the US COVID-19 response.

I doubt if Pres Trump is the type who follows anyone.

So that leaves, get out of the way.

So I do not think, at this point, that Pres Trump should resign.

But he needs to get out of the way and let people with credibility and knowledge lead us through this crisis.

"In a crisis the only asset you have is your credibility."
              - Paul Volcker, circa 2008


#3 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-03-12 08:21 PM | Reply

But he's pissing off libruls so Rs will love it. His approval rating won't suffer.

#4 | Posted by SomebodyElse at 2020-03-12 09:26 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

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