The liberal left is pushing every harder to lay the blame for a global pandemic at Donald Trump’s feet, and they are resorting to new lows in that effort.
For his part, President Trump this week made a concerted effort to nudge Americans in the direction of wearing masks and remaining steadfast in their social distancing efforts. For House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, even this rational rationale is somehow deserving of scorn.
In an interview with CNN on Tuesday, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said the nation is suffering from the “Trump virus,” or the results of President Trump’s handling of the coronavirus.
“I think with the President’s comments today, he recognized the mistakes he has made by now embracing mask-wearing and the recognition this is not a hoax, it is a pandemic that has gotten worse before it will get better because of his inaction. And, in fact, clearly, it is the Trump virus,” Pelosi said on CNN.
“What do you mean when you say the Trump virus?” CNN host Wolf Blitzer asked.
This is where Pelosi doubled down.
“The Trump virus: if he had said months ago, let’s wear masks and let’s not – let’s socially distance instead of rallies and whatever they were, then more people would have followed his lead,” the Speaker said. “He’s the President of the United States.”
“I think a good deal of what we have suffered is clearly the Trump virus,” Pelosi said.
Pelosi and Trump haven’t seen eye-to-eye on much of anything for years at this point, so one would think that the House Speaker would be relieved to see the Commander in Chief agree with her on virus-protection protocols.
Instead, it appears that Pelosi’s Trump Derangement Syndrome symptoms are acting up again.
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