Science Magazine Editor Pens Scathing Critique Of Trump’s Shameful COVID-19 Lies
The editor in chief of Science magazine, one of the world’s leading academic journals, published a harsh denouncement of President Donald Trump on Friday, laying into him for lying to the American people and demoralizing the scientific community about the deadliness of COVID-19.
In his editorial for Science, which has been in publication since 1880, Herbert Holden Thorp addressed Trump’s admission that he intentionally downplayed the coronavirus to journalist Bob Woodward, as revealed in Woodward’s upcoming book, “Rage.”
“We can hear Trump’s own voice saying that he understood precisely that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 … was deadly and spread through the air,” Thorp wrote. “As he was playing down the virus to the public, Trump was not confused or inadequately briefed: He …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]