Sure, The Feds Will Help; or, A Gesture is Not Enough

“In the seven weeks since the president promised that anyone who needed a test could get one, the United States has conducted about 5.4 million [coronavirus] tests, far more than any other country, but still the equivalent of only about 1.6 percent of the total population.”

The percentage of the population hasn’t changed since the last time I did the math a couple weeks ago.

“Rather than one coordinated federal response, the Trump administration has been engaging on an ad hoc basis as states take the lead.”