Mike Pence Hammered Over Coronavirus Editorial: 'As Pathetic As It Reckless'

The damn reviews stand before the glowing editorial by Vice President Mike Pence that praises the way the United States fought the coronavirus pandemic.
Pence, who heads the White House Coronavirus Task Force, tried to deliver an optimistic assessment of the federal response to the ongoing public health crisis in the "There is no coronavirus" second wave "opinion - published on Wall Street magazine on Tuesday.
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"We are winning the battle against the invisible enemy," said Pence, rejecting fears of a second wave of the pandemic, although several states have seen a significant increase in cases following the release of the freeze orders.
Pence also praised the leadership of President Donald Trump (who has been widely convicted) and accused the media of "attempting to take the American people at every turn," reporting the outbreak that has now killed more than 119,000 people nationwide to scare ". Worldwide, the coronavirus has made more than 8 million people ill and claimed at least 446,000 lives.
Critics in the column accused Pence of trying to light the public with gas.
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) Described it "as pitiful as it is ruthless".
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So that's it, @VP Pence? Are you just going to close your eyes, clog your ears, and pat yourself on the back for the public health disaster you're watching? This is as pitiful as it is ruthless.
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Chuck Schumer, Chairman of the Senate Minority (D-N.Y.), Tweeted mockingly: "Dr. Pence wouldn't be someone I would go to for a medical exam or advice. "
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Dr. Pence wouldn't be someone I would go to for a medical exam or advice.
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As the number of deaths in the US exceeds 116,000, coronavirus cases are increasing in open states and public health experts are warning that the epidemic will worsen. Mike Pence is here with the gas light that it's time to celebrate. Unreal.
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CNN's chief correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta warned via a long Twitter thread that "we are still in the middle of the first wave" and "the fight is far from over".
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The truth is - we're technically still in the middle of the first wave, so we can't even talk about what a second wave could look like. Look here. (14/24)
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Contrary to what the Vice President claims, the state's infection curve has increased in recent days. The director of the Tulsa Health Department said he wished the campaign event to be postponed. (22/24)
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While we have flattened the curve in some places, the fight is far from over. And the way to victory does not lead to an early victory. Yes, scientists around the world are working to find a vaccine, but we still have to give them time to do their job. (23/24)
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Others agreed with the feeling that they were still in the first wave:
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Dr. Angela Rasmussen

@angie_rasmussen
Oh FFS. Vice President Pence is right about one thing: there is no "second wave" of # SARSCoV2 # COVID19 #coronavirus.

We are still in the first wave and this wave has not yet peaked.
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Adam Taylor

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Partly true, because a second wave should mean that the first wave is over
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Some people accused Pence of driving an early victory lap:
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Pence's pretty daring effort, which could potentially become a "Mission Accomplished" moment. But a few things to consider ->
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"Our pan-American approach was a success. We slowed the spread, we took care of the weakest, we saved lives ... that's a reason to celebrate."

120,000 Americans are dead. 1,000 more will die tomorrow.

Fuck your party, Mike.
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And called on the Vice President because he did not recognize the death toll:
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The wiping out of over 100,000 American deaths by our federal government is disgusting. These are some things from 1984.

"The truth is, whatever the media says, our whole America approach has been a success." - Mike Pence
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Many thought that the piece would not age well:
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I'm just going to bookmark this from Mike Pence and come back in a month or two.
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It will age deliciously well
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This will age like a mackerel in a parking lot in Arizona
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CNN's Anderson Cooper, meanwhile, noted that "there is no better BS detector than COVID-19."
"Just wait a few weeks and it will show you whether you were honest or not," he said on Tuesday. "The answer comes back when it comes to case numbers, hospitalization rates and the devastating effects on human life."
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