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Sat Oct 17, 2020, 06:14 PM

Trump Goes To Wisc., 'Covid Epicenter' For Super-Spreader Rally Despite Preventable Deaths Warnings



- 'Despite Warnings of Otherwise 'Preventable Deaths,' Trump Heads to Wisc. for Super-Spreader Rally.- As the Trump campaign continues to make attendees sign liability waivers in case they become infected, one public health expert said that "indicates they know the reality because if they weren't worried about it then they wouldn't bother." Common Dreams, Oct. 17, 2020.

With the state of Wisconsin considered "an epicenter of the pandemic in the United States" and an internal White House memo just days ago putting it in the "red zone" for Covid-19 spread, President Donald Trump is being freshly accused of "callous disregard for the lives and health of others" in the state by holding a Saturday rally that public health experts warn will likely lead to death and further illness that otherwise could be prevented.

Saturday's rally is taking place even though top public health officials within Trump's administration warned this week that such events would kill more people. As the Guardian reports: Earlier this week, Trump's own White House task force issued a warning to Wisconsin, which is considered to be in the "red zone" for high infection rates, saying people should avoid crowds if they want do not want to cause "preventable deaths."

The warning was included in a weekly report issued to governors but not made public. It was reported by the Center for Public Integrity (CPI), an investigative non-profit in Washington. With the rally set to take place in a rural area outside of Janesville, it was reported that attendees would be forced to take shuttle buses—only increasing their exposure to the virus—to get to the event site...

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2020/10/17/despite-warnings-otherwise-preventable-deaths-trump-heads-wisconsin-super-spreader

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Reply Trump Goes To Wisc., 'Covid Epicenter' For Super-Spreader Rally Despite Preventable Deaths Warnings (Original post)
appalachiablue Oct 17 OP
Heartstrings Oct 17 #1
appalachiablue Oct 17 #2
CaptYossarian Oct 17 #3
appalachiablue Oct 17 #4
CaptYossarian Oct 18 #5
appalachiablue Oct 18 #6

Response to appalachiablue (Original post)

Sat Oct 17, 2020, 06:19 PM

1. On the flip side it's cold, dreary and windy here in Southern WI.

Maybe his hair will blow off....

Way to stay classy Wisco!

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Response to Heartstrings (Reply #1)

Sat Oct 17, 2020, 06:36 PM

2. Seriously, how does he keep the hair down, a friend

with fine hair said hair spray won't hold it down much...

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Response to appalachiablue (Reply #2)

Sat Oct 17, 2020, 07:52 PM

3. A Black & Decker power stapler.

What has he got to lose? (BLACK & Decker--pun absolutely intended)

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Response to CaptYossarian (Reply #3)

Sat Oct 17, 2020, 07:56 PM

4. Lol. He could have learned from his mother did the same with her hair

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Response to appalachiablue (Reply #4)

Sun Oct 18, 2020, 04:44 PM

5. Hers was styled by a cupcake decorator.

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Response to CaptYossarian (Reply #5)

Sun Oct 18, 2020, 04:47 PM

6. Looks like it, frosting and all!

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