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Tue May 12, 2020, 12:11 PM

Donald Trump Has No Plan

Itís been 111 days since the first reported case of the coronavirus in the United States. Itís been 57 days since President Trump issued social-distancing guidelines, and 12 days since they expired.

Yet the Trump administration still has no plan for dealing with the global pandemic or its fallout. The president has cast doubt on the need for a vaccine or expanded testing. He has no evident plan for contact tracing. He has no treatment ideas beyond the drug remdesivir, since Trumpís marketing campaign for hydroxychloroquine ended in disaster. And, facing the worst economy since the Great Depression, the White House has no plan for that, either, beyond a quixotic hope that consumer demand will snap back as soon as businesses reopen.

Echoing his breezy language in the earliest days of the pandemic, Trump has in recent days returned to a blithe faith that the disease will simply disappear of its own accord, without a major government response.

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The presidentís shiftlessness in the face of the greatest crisis of his presidency, and the greatest political threat during it, is confounding. Of course, Trump has faced mortal political threats before; less than five months ago, he became only the third president in American history to be impeached. Heís shown a remarkable ability to survive damaging situations. And his plans have often been derided by skeptics as unwise, unrealistic, or simplistic. This situation is different, though: Grappling with a multifront crisis, Trump seems to have no plan at all.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/opinion/donald-trump-has-no-plan/ar-BB13XPa4?ocid=NL_ENUS_D1_20200512_3_2

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Tue May 12, 2020, 12:15 PM

1. Only plan was to control the message. Never the illness.

Once that was lost. He just started ad libbing whatever rattled around in his head.

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Tue May 12, 2020, 12:20 PM

2. Just run out the clock and

 

hope you do not get caught.
This is the DU member formerly known as Wellstone ruled.

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