Now, we’re getting face masks and respirators from Asia as we ratchet up the number of infected individuals. We no longer serve as the world’s disaster safety net; we can’t provide a net of our own.
Instead, we are told about how well things are going, how quickly we’ll recover, and how everybody acted just as soon as they were warned about the threat. We were lied to.
Are we still the greatest country in the world? Aaron Sorkin had an answer several years ago and put it in the voice of Will McAvoy on “The Newsroom."