I guess what has surprised me the most during this pandemic is how comfortable Americans have gotten with a huge death toll of their fellow citizens.
— Lulu Garcia-Navarro (@lourdesgnavarro) May 18, 2020
We’ve been at war for almost 20 years. Most Americans have been fine with that — both all our troops dying and killing hundreds of thousands of others, mostly civilians.
Why wouldn’t they be fine with thousands more dying a little closer to home?