a) The CCP is the most responsible actor for this disaster, obviously. It repressed front-line medical information back when it really mattered late last year; it blocked the WHO from entering China; it
b) The CCP is happy to play the race game with Trump. The more all of us are talking about race, the more we are not focusing on the gross managerial irresponsibility of both the CCP and the Trump administration.That’s what all this stuff – calling it the 'kung-flu,'
c) The CCP is itself grossly racist and reactionary. Its belaboring of
d) Calling it the ‘China virus’ plays into the hands of both these actors – GOP and CCP – trying to change the subject from their scandalous, death toll-worsening incompetence. Both would prefer a
a) Propagandists prefer truth to lies, bc truth is easier to defend, and ideologues desperately want ideology to comport with reality.
b) In this case, it’s transparently obvious that Trump/Fox/the GOP are using race to change the subject from Trump’s managerial failures on corona. T has been race-baiting for
c) If you look at my writing on