Friday, February 21, 2020
CAN PREZ TRUMP BUILD THE WALL AGAINST CORONAVIRUS?!?
There's always a great deal of hateration directed at immigrants from "emerging nations" regarding disease, crime and all manner of xenophobia.
Few of the folks who espouse anti-immigrant views have any sense of history and don't remember that the EXACT same kind of rhetoric was leveled against the Italians & the Irish.
Nevertheless, here's an interesting not-so-fun-fact . . .
THE CURRENT PLAGUE SCARING THE WORLD IN 2020 WAS BASICALLY SHIPPED BACK TO THE U.S. VIA LUXURY CRUISE SHIP PASSENGERS!!!
Accordingly, here's a glimpse at the news which might also remind us that we're all pretty much in the same boat together . . . Like it or not:
The Hill: Trump furious after officials allowed Americans with coronavirus to fly home with other passengers: report
"President Trump grew enraged with senior advisers this week when 14 Americans who had tested positive for the coronavirus returned to the U.S. after he had been granted assurances that infected patients would remain in quarantine overseas.
"Trump and his coronavirus task force were told last weekend that Americans who had been in quarantine on the Diamond Princess cruise liner, where the virus had spread, would be brought home, but that those who had symptoms would remain in Japan.
"However, the administration ultimately decided to bring back the 14 Americans who tested positive for the virus and place them in isolation without telling the president."
Developing . . .