Rusted Culture Podcast

By making COVID19 political Trump and pundits like Rush Limbaugh are making it worse

June 17, 2020

Just two months ago folks, Trump said he was a “war time president”. What happened to the war?

We all want the virus to go away and Trump even went so far as to suggest that if we didn’t test, we would have very few cases.. what? Is this supposed to make any sense? But by not encouraging social distancing... by not encouraging folks to wear masks, Trump has not only set a bad example but he has created a space where right-wing Republicans can politicize the virus making it ultimately harder to get rid of costing more lives than necessary. Rush Limbaugh even went so far as to suggest that Democrats shut the economy down to hurt Trump.. That’s how you make it political and complicate the process of getting rid of the virus.. given enough time, Republicans like Rush Limbaugh will make a mess of anything and with a deadly virus, it doesn’t have to be this way....

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