“You know the bottom line, though? You’re gonna get better. You’re gonna get better. If I can get better, anybody can get better. And I got better fast.”
Second off, Trump will not be a medical physician. So any steerage he gives about your possibilities of restoration in case you do get Covid-19 are roughly equal to me telling you an identical factor. In different phrases, do not give it an excessive amount of credence.
Third, and most significantly, the entire knowledge makes abundantly clear that you just can truly die from the coronavirus. As in, not everyone seems to be “gonna get better.”
Given all of that, Trump’s insistence that we’re “rounding the corner” on the virus is nonsensical. As is his assertion at the moment that even in case you do get Covid-19 you are “gonna get better” as a result of, effectively, he did.
But it is greater than nonsensical. It’s harmful. Because it provides Trump’s most loyal supporters a deeply false sense of safety concerning the virus and its potential results. And that results in behaviors that unfold the exact same virus.
The Point: Donald Trump is making these outlandish claims about Covid-19 as a result of he is aware of he cannot win an election the place folks have the pandemic on the prime of their minds. Unfortunately, a lot of his supporters do not appear to get that — and take his (false) phrase because the gospel fact.