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The Definitive Ranking of the Worst U.S. Government Responses to the Coronavirus

Politicians’ refusal to take the coronavirus pandemic seriously has put millions of Americans at risk

A photo of Donald Trump pointing at reporters’ raised hands at a meeting of the coronavirus task force at the White House.
President Donald Trump speaks to reporters following a meeting of the coronavirus task force in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on April 7, 2020 in Washington, DC. Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

InIn times of crisis, we want and expect our elected officials to take command of the situation and lead us to safety. But often, lawmakers in fact do the exact…




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Andrea González-Ramírez

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Award-winning Puerto Rican journalist. Senior Writer at New York Magazine’s The Cut. Formerly GEN, Refinery29, and more. Read my work:

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