Opinion | Flattening a Truth on Coronavirus


P: I’m going to distortion down. we don’t feel good.

A: Should we sing a nationalistic song? we feel like a forebears would be so unapproachable of us now. It’s only like how we all pulled together in World War II, each component of society, from a White House to Rosie a Riveter, with common purpose and common sacrifice. This is only like that, solely instead of coordination, we have competition, and instead of common cause, we have severity and chaos. Instead of fireside chats, F.D.R. and Churchill, we have tweets, Lysol and Ron DeSantis. Other than that, it’s accurately a same.

Dave Eggers is a owner of McSweeney’s and a author of “The Captain and a Glory,” among other books.

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