Trump ‘botched’ the coronavirus crisis but just bragged his train wreck has high ratings. Twitter implodes.

  • 03/30/2020 2:27 pm ET Nell English
Trump takes to Twitter to brag that coronavirus has his ratings up

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In the face of the death toll from the COVID-19 global pandemic, the President had this to offer: his coronavirus press conference ratings are better than the Bachelor finale.

Trump’s focus on his ratings as the country battles a pandemic, had Twitter outraged.

Not a popularity contest

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Many were stunned by what appeared to be a direct connection to the loss of American life with his own popularity ratings.

President ‘Sociopath’

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This observation by President Trump ignores the devastating trajectory of the COVID-19 outbreak. Recent graphs published by the Financial Times demonstrate the virus is only beginning to peak in many countries around the world.

Dr. Fauci understands the gravity of the situation

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On the same day that Trump tweeted about his approval ratings, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the head of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, predicted that the pandemic could result in the deaths of between 100,000 and 200,000 Americans.

People are scared

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The President’s approval rating has been on the rise since the coronavirus epidemic impacted the nation, yet his increased rating is as much to do with the nation’s desire for information and the fact Trump schedules an hour long press briefing every evening at 6 pm.

An embarrassment

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Around the world, leading international media have berated Trump’s botched response to the coronavirus epidemic.

This First Family has shown their true colors

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How many more lives must be lost before the President shows some modicum of empathy?

Doing the most

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The statistics show that the United States is on the fast-track to being the global epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic. In the face of a national crisis, the people need leadership, but instead, they are getting a president bragging about topping the Bachelor.

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