Why Won’t He Just Listen to Science?

Cartoon by Alex Bowman for Our Daily Planet

In the span of a week, President Trump along with 34 others connected to the White House tested positive for coronavirus while increasing cases across the nation have Dr. Fauci “worried.” Trump’s mishandling of the pandemic has caused his approval rating to hit a record low. And all this has happened as California’s wildfires officially burned 4 million acres, despite the President failing to acknowledge what’s making them so widespread when he said “I don’t think science knows.”

But science DOES know. And if the President just listened to scientists and experts, lives could have been saved.

And in what was certainly not a joke but sounded like one, Vice President Mike Pence stated during this week’s vice presidential debate that,

“With regard to climate change, the climate is changing, but the issue is what’s the cause and what do we do about it? President Trump has made it clear that we’re going to continue to listen to the science.”

All the more reason to triple check your voter registration and make a plan to vote!

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