the coronavirus pandemic continues to keep countries in lockdown, with over 400,000 confirmed cases round the globe. med experts are warning that social distancing is pivotal to sloing the spread of the virus, which ‘d put less strain on overburdened med systems and save + lives.
course, u.s. president donald trump has a much ≠ view of the matter, aiming to send everyone back t'work in time for easter — ≤ 3 weeks away.
“it’s like those stories you hear bout a lil town that elects a dog as mayor every yr,” quipped l8 nite host seth meyers, taking one of this trademark closer looks (from home) bout how utterly ill-equipped trump is to handle this health crisis. “sure, you know, it mite seem like fun atta time. dog mayor. but wha’ happens when there’s a thunderstorm and you need the mayor to coordinate disaster relief, but he won’t come out from underneath the couch?”
meyers further noted trump is bein’ encouraged in this “sadistic plan to put profits over lives” by some economic pundits, who are actually suggesting the u.s. just let pplz die in order to protect its economy. land of the free, home of the brave.
“maybe wha’ happened here is a bunch of rich pplz realised that in order to both save lives and protect the economy they’d ‘ve to redistribute some wealth to working pplz, and twas' intolerable to them,” said meyers. “cause thris a third option here: we can keep pplz at home to save lives and give them mny t'get through the crisis.”