How real leadership from Trump could have helped a nation under threat from the deadly coronavirus

Chris Edelson
·3 min read
How real leadership from Trump could have helped a nation under threat from the deadly coronavirus
How real leadership from Trump could have helped a nation under threat from the deadly coronavirus

Donald Trump has gotten used to believing that he can shape reality as he pleases. When things don’t go to his liking — whether it’s Russia interfering in the election to help him win, climate change contributing to devastating fires and deadly storm surges, or some key economic indicators taking a nose dive as the 2020 election approaches, his approach is the same: Confidently declaring that not all is as it seems. Covid-19 can be deadly, and people who do not take precautions against the highly contagious virus can pay the consequences.