Aztec Politics: Trump sacrificed 200K by Downplaying Covid-19 to save the Stock Market from Panic

When Trump says he did not what to “panic” the “country,” what he really means is that he did not want to drive down the stock market. In all the commentary I heard about the phrase in the media yesterday, I heard no one make this point. People were disgusted with Trump’s two-facedness, which certainly cost tens of thousands of American lives. But they still took his statement at face value as an expression of concern for the people.

Aztec Politics: Trump sacrificed 200K by Downplaying Covid-19 to save the Stock Market from Panic