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U.S. response to coronavirus met with incredulity abroad

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By NICOLE WINFIELD and LISA MARIE PANE

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It is a plandemic. Just ask Trump or any of his flunkies or followers, all who happen to have medical degrees, and they will tell you so. That's why no real response is necessary. Just 5 million people have been infected and only 160,000 have died with total death projections coming to maybe about 450,000 by the time this ends and you know this is a conspiracy against the president. We should all be thankful for his "leadership." The world is just jealous.

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Corruption and incompetence in the White House have consequences.

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“There’s no reason to fear any sickness that’s out there,” said Julia Ferjo, a mother of three in Alpine, Texas, who says she is “vehemently” against wearing a mask. ‪Ferjo, 35, teaches fitness classes in a large gym with open doors, where she doesn’t allow participants to wear masks.”

Exhibit A for the horrible state of science education in America, ladies and gentlemen.

One thing is for sure, there are going to be a large number of morons who won’t be voting November 3rd because they’ll be dead.

Don’t even get me started on Sturgis....

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No Bass,

The real problem is that we have a narcissistic sociopath who also happens to be a moron in office. Think stupid Hannibal Lector.

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https://covid19japan.com/ lets do anything but focus on the increasing numbers in Japan.

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I'm not surprised at the American response whatsoever. I called it with my friends right away at the start when Trump was trying to pretend it was just going to go away (something he's still claiming). The virus doesn't care about his gaslighting, it's going to kill people regardless. And if there is anything that trumps (heh) political belief, it's literally watching people around you die of a disease through the pathetic inaction of a leader without the capacity to lead.

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https://covid19japan.com/ lets do anything but focus on the increasing numbers in Japan.

That's pretty silly. There are stories every day on this site about the numbers in Japan.

A three second glance could have fact-checked yourself.

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I would like to ask anyone, how many people do you personally know who have the virus and was either very sick or died. How many?

Fortunately many/most of us are in Japan, which has well controlled the virus, and therefore won't know many people who have caught it.

Not how many the media is reporting but how many you personally know. I know a lot of people and live in a fairly highly populated place. I know not one person who has the virus..not one person who has been sick nor do I know of anyone who has died from the virus.

Great! Nice to hear you're lucky enough to live in a place that has controlled it well.

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"I would like to ask anyone, how many people do you personally know who have the virus and was either very sick or died."

I know someone and he was quite sick (mostly bedridden) for a month. I would take al sorts of precautions to avoid what he went thought.

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The policies and results are all over the map in Europe. It is ridiculous to lump all of Europe together as one and to claim all Europeans have the same opinion. Just non-news article written as an excuse for some Trump bashing.

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I would like to ask anyone, how many people do you personally know who have the virus and was either very sick or died. How many? Not how many the media is reporting but how many you personally know. I know a lot of people and live in a fairly highly populated place. I know not one person who has the virus..not one person who has been sick nor do I know of anyone who has died from the virus.

I do know FIRST hand of deaths from other causes being attributed to the virus. Perhaps Americans are more critical thinkers than the rest of the world. Europeons and Asians tend to need their governments to tell them what is true and what is not. The American character is to distrust the government and much of authority.

Regardless of what you believe or think you know, life can not be put on hold forever. The law of nature is survival of the fittest and masks and social distancing do not protect you from any virus. At best it does provide you a slim chance, and for some I guess that is better than nothing.

However, I do believe that if you are so frightened then by all means stay at home, wear a mask, stay away from me...it's all good. But let the rest of us get on with living...and yes we will live and not die from this virus despite what the media wants us to believe. But we are more likely to die from lack of funds to buy food and pay rent and buy medicine because we are unable to work.

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The real problem is that we have a narcissistic sociopath who also happens to be a moron in office. Think stupid Hannibal Lector.

That’s a scapegoat. When you first talk like that it’s easier then to confront the real underlying issue, liberals support the Democrat governors and mayors on this stick it to trump and then with something goes wrong in their state and their cities, then they want to shove the blame to Trump. Liberals get upset when Trump doesn’t apologize for some thing he’s done, I hope you to see liberals apologize for an entire litany list of things that they constantly lie about, that’s the real problem.

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The real problem has been and still is the fact that you had mostly Democrat mayors and governors that failed the people that did not do and are even now allowing people to suffer and these people are in allowed to work, the Democrats are not even trying to change working habits or trying to make the workplace a safer environment which they could do, but they don’t because this is all political for them as a sole purpose of the lockdowns to cause the president as much political pain as possibly to drive his poll numbers down and the Democrats have caused enough irreparable damage With the help of the media surrogates and they still will not allow in many cities people to go to work and to make a living, but they won’t Congress to appropriate my funds and write my stimulus.

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