It's always both

So, Donald Trump is doing so well at dealing with CV19: so far more than 125,000 people have died, and the true number will be significantly above that both because they won't be counting properly and also because they'll be busy suppressing the information.

But, but: the mortality rate is about 2.3 times higher for Black Americans than for other groups1. If you're a racist who does not care about taking a few casualties along the way that's very convenient, isn't it?

One comforting thing about the Trump White House is that you aren't forced to choose between malice and incompetence. It's always both.

Garry Kasparov


  1. Figure from that page on 28th June 2020. 


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