Barack Obama Shares Article Claiming Coronavirus ‘Defeated America’

BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 06: Former U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to young leaders from across Europe in a Town Hall-styled session on April 06, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. Obama spoke to several hundred young people from European government, civil society and the private sector about the nitty gritty of …
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President Barack Obama shared a story on Twitter from the Atlantic on Friday claiming the coronavirus had “defeated America.”

The story by the Atlantic writer Ed Kong was headlined, “How the Pandemic Defeated America”

“While other countries around the world have successfully managed this pandemic, we’ve seen things get worse,” Obama wrote. “It’s not too late for us to work towards recovery, but it’s going to require leaders with coherent plans to move us forward.”

Obama’s politically motivated message of doom ignored the data showing America continues successfully fighting the virus.

While the number of cases in the United States spiked in June and July, they are already coming down.

CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield predicted the death rate from the virus would start diminishing.

“Hopefully this week and next week you’re going to start seeing the death rate really start to drop,” he said in an interview, noting that the Southern states had begun to “turn the tide” on the outbreak of the virus.

 

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