The Hard Truth, by Tucker Carlson. Another important piece by Carlson, one of the few major figures on the non-left to really get it right.
He criticizes unnamed “leaders” for downplaying the virus’s seriousness, but we all know he’s talking about Donald Trump. Look at this: same administration, same day:
It is so great to hear an influential media conservative lay it all out like that, especially to complacent conservatives who want to believe the president’s phony messaging about how it’s all the fault of the Democrats and the media. Tucker points out that the situation that has brought Italy to a standstill tonight could well be coming here within a couple of weeks. A strong leader prepares his country for that possibility, not drugs them with false optimism.
Also, why we need containment:
hat-tip Stephen Neil