Monday, April 6, 2020

GOP point/counterpoint flip-flip (Surgeon General Jerome Adams edition)

Reported in US surgeon general: Americans should be more concerned about the flu than coronavirus.  (USA Today, 2/4/2020)

Reported in 'This is going to be our Pearl Harbor': Surgeon general warns USA faces worst week of coronavirus outbreak.  (USA Today, 4/5/2020)

3/30/2020 edition starts here.

Yes, Jim is a Republican.

On the Political Right, Anger and Suspicion Over Virus Precautions.  (The New York Times, 7/17/2020)
Keen to defend President Trump from criticism and portray virus-related warnings as politically motivated fear-mongering, conservative organizations, media and Trump loyalists are undermining state and local government efforts to convey accurate information and protect their constituents.

Quoted in Gov. Justice Orders Shutdown of Non-Essential W.Va. Businesses.  (Wheeling News-Register, 3/24/2020)

3/28/2020 update starts here

Quoted in Rep. Don Young tells Alaska seniors ‘beer virus’ fears are overblown, skips vote on COVID-19 relief.  (Anchorage Daily News, 3/18/2020)

Reported in Alaska congressman says he didn't fully grasp virus impact.  (30 ABC St. Louis, 3/27/2020)

3/26/2020 Mike Parson edition starts here

Reported in Gov. Parson Calling on Common Sense and Personal Responsibility to Get Through Coronavirus Crisis.  (KRMS, 3/16/2020)

Reported in Parson asks Trump for disaster declaration to fight ‘devastating’ COVID-19 in Missouri.  (Kansas City Star, 3/25/2020)

Related posts:
Florida.  (3/26/2020)
Iowa.  (3/26/2020)
Louisiana.  (3/26/2020)
Massachusetts.  (3/26/2020)
Michigan.  (3/25/2020)
New Jersey.  (3/26/2020)
New York State.  (3/26/2020)
Pennsylvania.  (3/25/2020)
Texas.  (3/25/2020)
Washington State.  (3/25/2020)
Wisconsin.  (3/24/2020)
"Close to zero" coronavirus point/ counterpoint.  (3/26/2020)
Worldometer tracks the coronavirus (new edition).  (3/25/2020)
Worldometer (and others) track the Coronavirus.  (3/19/2020)

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