Donald Trump Blame Obama
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There's really no worse president to face a pandemic than Donald Trump. He's downplayed the spread of the coronavirus, delayed progress on testing and treatment, and has left the United States far behind on getting ahead of this deadly virus. And now, as if he hasn't done enough, he's decided to blame the shortcomings of the CDC on Barack Obama. It really makes no sense — like much of everything he says — and it has us all wondering when he'll finally focus on what matters: protecting the well-being of Americans.

In another display of Twitter aggression, Donald Trump has blamed former President Barack Obama for the current state of the CDC.

Yep, because the past three years under Trump's leadership have had nothing to do with that, we guess. "For decades the @CDCgov looked at, and studied, its testing system, but did nothing about it," the poorly tanned tangerine tweeted. "It would always be inadequate and slow for a large scale pandemic, but a pandemic would never happen, they hoped. President Obama made changes that only complicated things further....."

There was more.

".... Their response to H1N1 Swine Flu was a full scale disaster, with thousands dying, and nothing meaningful done to fix the testing problem, until now," he continued typing. "The changes have been made and testing will soon happen on a very large scale basis. All Red Tape has been cut, ready to go!"

Needless to say, everyone is calling BS.

"Lies," a critic said frankly. "Trump is again blaming Obama for his coronavirus testing failures. Did Obama make Trump fire the NSC team responsible for global pandemics? No. Did Obama force Trump’s CDC to deny WHO tests, create their own, and restrict testing criteria? No. Lame, weak deflection."

It's a wonder that with everything going on, blaming his predecessor was his priority. 


"In the midst of one of the greatest presidential fiascos ever, Trump is lashing out, playing the tired & easily disprovable game of blaming Obama," a tweet read. "But as the facts come out about Trump's deliberate efforts to suppress testing for the disease, his failures will be seen as crimes."

And of course, the swine flu handling comparisons have started.

"Trump’s once again Blaming Obama but, just imagine if Obama handled H1N1 poorly?" someone said comparing the leadership styles. "Well it could’ve easily resulted in them cancelling all sporting events, large gatherings, Broadway shows... the Stock Market could’ve plummeted to lows not seen in decades... One can only imagine..."

Can he cut the crap already and just offer everyone free, widespread, and efficient testing?

We have bigger things to focus on in this country, and it's not the repeated blame game. "The playbook is dead POTUS," someone tweeted. "No it’s not a fake virus. No it’s not a hoax. No the media is not over-reacting. No it’s not Obama’s fault. It’s your Inept, incompetent management and constant lying which has caught you and Mitch/Lindsay can’t save. @SpeakerPelosi is your hope." 

Whew, the read.