Joe Biden would say anything that rolls through his teleprompter. How else to explain his reckless charge that Donald Trump is not only responsible for every American life lost to COVID-19 but that ” president
do not do their job on purpose. “
Instead of accusing his opponent of murder, Biden should be proving humble because no one knows better than him the difficulty of responding to a global epidemic. In 2009, Biden and President Obama were confronted with the H1N1 virus, which ultimately took at least 18,449 lives, according to the CDC.
The administration did not provide the vaccine as promised. It distributes but never replenishes the nation’s protective reserves, placing them for us after eight balls when COVID-19 breaks out. Former Biden chief of staff Ron Klain summed up the response last year: “We have done everything that could be wrong. 60 million Americans had H1N1 during that period and it is just absolutely a fortuity that this is not one of the great mass casualty events in American history. [It] has nothing to do with us doing anything right
; just have to do with luck [that the virus is not as deadly as feared]. “
In fairness, government is many things, but agility is not one of them–especially when it is suddenly forced to respond to a global crisis puncturing with mystery wrapped in enigmas. The Obama/Biden administration made mistakes, but every human effort has a rate of error.
However, Biden and his stenographers in the mainstream…