The whole picture of the pandemic


And here at home, will he be indicting New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, who forced nursing homes to take coronavirus patients; New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, who urged everyone to go out in his city; and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who in late February strolled through San Francisco’s Chinatown? Justice is supposed to be blind, but journalists are not. Please get some glasses that let you see the whole picture, not just the left side.

Thanks to Eugene Robinson for putting into words the many feelings that I and members of the other 100,000 families who have lost loved ones have endured as this pandemic has ground on. On May 22, my father, Jerry Denney, an Army veteran and retired federal employee, died from covid-19. Memorial Day weekend, while President Trump played golf, spread hurtful conspiracy theories and insulted political rivals on Twitter, my family struggled with grief.

I hold no hope that my words…



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