Trump Death Clock In Times Square Is Grim Reminder Of Preventable Virus Deaths
A digital billboard in New York City’s Times Square targeting President Donald Trump’s early inaction on coronavirus reached a grave milestone on Wednesday, as it ticked over to an estimated 50,000 preventable deaths.
The “Trump Death Clock” projects a running counter of deaths, which according to two leading epidemiologists, could have been avoided had social distancing measures been implemented earlier.
Eugene Jarecki, the Emmy and Peabody award-winning director behind political documentaries, such as “Why We Fight” and “The House I Live In” and the sign’s creator, said the counter was in the same “symbolic spirit” as the National Debt Clock, which already hangs in the city. The Death Clock, he said, measures “the cost in human lives of President Trump and his …continued
[Source: Huffington Post]