‘There were no red flags’: New Orleans mayor says Trump made her think it was safe to go ahead with Mardi Gras which likely infected hundreds with coronavirus | The Independent

‘There were no red flags’: New Orleans mayor says Trump made her think it was safe to go ahead with Mardi Gras which likely infected hundreds with coronavirus | The Independent

Although warnings that the coronavirus would spread in the US came as early as two weeks before Mardi Gras celebrations were planned, New Orleans’ Mayor confirmed to CNN that her actions were “backed up by the response of our national leader,” appearing to refer to president Trump.

“I think it all boils down to Mardi Gras,” said Dr. F. Brobson Lutz Jr. to the New York Times. “The greatest free party in the world was a perfect incubator at the perfect time.”

via ‘There were no red flags’: New Orleans mayor says Trump made her think it was safe to go ahead with Mardi Gras which likely infected hundreds with coronavirus | The Independent

What could go wrong, with a delusional virtual reality TV star in charge and directing the pandemic response?