Earlier in the pandemic it was possible to look at our response and say, well, if you ignore all the countries who are obviously kicking our ass, and you compare us only to Europe, then we’ve had fewer deaths per capita than the worst of Europe, so maybe we don’t completely suck. This was never the right way to see it, and the correct way to see it is that we were getting our asses kicked as a result of manifest incompetence. Meanwhile... pic.twitter.com/9NYRHqpbl2— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) June 15, 2020 We sacrificed three months so our government could create the infrastructure that would allow us to return in relative safety. Trump spent that time doing exactly nothing, so now we’re re-emerging into the same dystopia we hid from — except now we won’t wear masks, and we’re resentful of staying home. I am so tired of all the winning.