President Trump, Florida’s most powerful resident, has proven that he does not care about people from the Keys to the panhandle.
We have seen the numbers. Under Trump’s watch, over 220,000 people have died of COVID-19, with Florida continuing to report some of the highest rates of infection in the country. At Thursday’s debate, Trump suggested that a vaccine would be ready before the end of 2020, though there is little evidence.
I recall the sirens and refrigerated trucks from the early days of the pandemic, as neighbors in my Queens apartment were rushed to Elmhurst Hospital. Trump has continued…
Amy T. Paul is a communications strategist who has worked at local and global NGOs in the U.S. and South Asia.