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Sat Apr 3, 2021, 10:58 AM

2. I would say that there were several inflection points

but the moment that COVID became politicized and/or people got more focused on "the economy" and "freedom", any hope of beating COVID quickly like some countries were able to do (i.e. New Zealand, Australia) went out the window. Plus, Trump pitting states against each other for scarce resources, as well different states taking different approaches to it (which may work with some things but not with airborne viruses and mobile vectors like people) undoubtedly made its continued widespread presence inevitable. If Hillary had been POTUS, we may still have had an outbreak on our hands, both in terms of the virus as well as political insanity from the likes of Ron DeSantis and Gregg Abbot (among others), but she would have been undoubtedly way more responsible and able to ensure that resources were available despite the perceived shade of color or voting record of each individual state and may have been more effectively minimized. At the least, she would never be caught standing in front of a podium musing about the potential curative properties of bleach or other untested/unproven "remedies" like HCL.

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