What a disgraceful boob. You regular readers know how much I fear for religious liberty in the coming soft totalitarianism, so I don’t say this lightly. There is something worse than having a Democratic president appoint judges for four years, and that’s having a man-child in charge of the federal government during a national crisis unprecedented in living memory. The unseriousness of this man, in this time, is utterly infuriating, and demoralizing.
Here’s the thing, though: after we get through this thing, the temptation is going to be to scapegoat Trump for all the failures of the federal government to plan for coronavirus response. It’s not just Trump at fault. Here’s an appalling story from The New York Times about how the US public health bureaucracy botched the coronavirus response early on.