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I really don’t care, do you?

These protesters against the violation of their liberties were stopped in their tracks by some nurses:

I’m going to write something that will completely go over the heads of the protesters and secretly simmering supporters.

It doesn’t matter where it started.

All that matters is how we reacted when it got here. And it got here, in the United States, on the same day it arrived in South Korea.

There is no excuse, or certainly none that we should tolerate, for not having the best, cleverest, most innovative and effective response that a superpower with the “best healthcare on the planet” could generate.

We might be a bigger country by land mass than Korea or Germany. But we aren’t as densely populated in every state. It is no surprise that New York and New Jersey were most at risk. That’s no excuse for failing to test as many people as possible as quickly as possible even if it meant using a test developed by an evil universal government agency.

The fact that we haven’t even come close to an effective response except for indefinite shutdown and social distancing is an indictment of the incredibly poor decision making at the federal level.

Period.

It’s humiliating to see how America has completely failed during this crisis and a bunch of defiant, in your face, protests for FREEDOM!, and against female governors and China, is not going to remove that gigantic F grade we are getting from the rest of the world.

If we come out of this as no longer #1, having lost our reputation and the world’s trust in us, we have no one to blame but the people who put this administration in charge and then fought like tigers to keep it in place no matter how many people died or how many people were plunged into poverty.