So, lessee if we can recall what the aim of politics is. It’s that we get together and we put up some guy to run the place who will run it as we want it to be run. You know, someone has to organise getting the bins emptied and they should be emptied the way we want them to be. That’s the idea behind the whole process at least.
Yet at the same time, Trump has scrapped daily coronavirus taskforce briefings and marginalized his medical experts in favour of economic officials flooding the airwaves to urge states to reopen for business – even amid rising infection rates.
“They’ve decided in a very utilitarian kind of way that the political damage from a collapsed economy is greater than the political damage from losing as many as 90,000 more Americans just in June,” said Rick Wilson, a former Republican strategist. “We’re witnessing the full-scale application of a kind of grisly realpolitik that is a clear willingness to trade lives for the Dow Jones.”
The President doing what he thinks the peeps want him to do is a bad thing now, is it? Rather than the point?
Some people, eh?