These countries and many others crushed the curve, and so could have the US— but the virus crushed us—due to blatant incompetence and worse than absent leadership by @wsj_douglasj
It's been the mutual aid groups, the helpers at protests handing out water and food and medical care, the nurses and transit workers. But compassion has, and I cannot emphasize this enough, been utterly absent from American leadership.
“Absent any intervention or leadership from Utah’s government, which appears to not be forthcoming, it is critical we do those things we know work immediately — wear masks, stay home, practice good hygiene and socially distance,” writes @RobertGehrke .
A British Conservative MP predicts global war if 'responsible international leadership' is absent
A few days of speculation, rumour & counter-rumour looks like the absolute worst way to prepare the country for any sort of ‘loosening’. And it’s happening because Johnson shot his mouth off. The clarity & leadership absent throughout this catastrophe are sadly still missing.