The tragic flaw of the national response to the pandemic

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[Missing: Jared Kushner and several others]

 

 

Trump's team may be working together

On the parts of achieving our goal.

But success is elusive unless

There is one who sees clearly the whole.

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  • Except the problem, implied by Cuomo and Pritzker, is that the person in that position is a psychotic.

  • I think I'd go with the curious incident of the national response, as Sir Arthur would say it. There IS no national response, just a bunch of state ones.

  • Does anyone want to take a stab at guessing the speech President Donald Trump would have delivered to Congress following the bombing of Pearl Harbor?

  • In reply to jnorto:

    Oooh, My historical interest in The War, as I could hear my parents capitalize it, and my Serious interest in satire find your idea a challenge, jnorto. But so far, I can't get more than a sentence or two into it without feeling too sick to go on.

  • In reply to jnorto:

    I suppose the same one he gave our Kurdish "allies."

    The better analogy would be what would he say when Einstein and Szilard came up to him and said that the Nazis were working on The Bomb.

  • In reply to jnorto:

    He would give an incredibly inspirational speech and say that this day will live in infamy...oops....sorry that was FDR.

  • In reply to jnorto:

    I don't know what he would say either, but I can suggest a few themes in the speech : He would say the Japanese had done something "very nasty" and that they were not showing gratitude for all he had done for them. He would also complain that the ships and planes lost at Pearl Harbor were "very expensive." He would announce that he is firing his principle defense officials and complain that prior administrations had stripped him of his defense arsenal. He would direct the states to buy bullets, planes, tanks and rockets for their National Guard units (they would not have been federalized) and be prepared to invade Japan. Finally, he would not ask Congress to declare war under Article I Section 8 of the Constitution since he would announce that, as Commander in Chief, Article II actually gives him that power.

  • In reply to jnorto:

    Oops! "Principal"

  • In reply to jnorto:

    He probably would also send over Dennis Rodman's grandfather to tell Tojo what a great friend he is.

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