At this point, we know the true culprit is China and the CCP. So, all of you Trump haters out there need to grow up and direct your wrath in the right direction.

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During this COVID 19 crisis, the liberals in recent letters have criticized President Trump for "failure to lead." Let's look at what's really happened.


We have to go back to Trump's program of calling out China for it's continual and endless trade abuses and taking action to rectify the situation. The Democrats immediately screamed and said that China is really our friend and we shouldn't disrupt our "relationship." Trump pointed out then how the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) had been lying, cheating, and stealing ever since they became trade partners as a result of Nixon/Kissinger.


Unless you've been hiding in a cave for the last few years, you now realize that Trump was absolutely correct in this assessment. In addition, the CCP is responsible for such atrocities as harvesting organ transplants from political and religious prisoners.


Not only is the CCP a pack of lying, cheating thieves, they now can add to their list the title of worldwide pandemic creators! The virus research labs in Wuhan have been partially funded by the US and Canada among others until recently. As recently as 2018, the US State Department found that the labs had extremely poor safeguards in place. As a result, the evidence now points to a female intern in the lab becoming accidentally infected, infecting her boyfriend and then he spread it through the so called "wet markets" in Wuhan.


The Chinese culture of not wanting to "lose face" especially in the CCP has led to outright lies, distortions, and misinformation to the world. If the CCP had been forthcoming and admitted their mistakes, then this whole pandemic could have been easily contained. By the account of most world wide experts (other than the WHO) the Chinese death count should be 10x higher than reported, but the CCP will never admit the true facts.


We all know about the Chinese doctor who discovered the virus, tried to warn the world, was shut down and then eventually died from the infection. The Chinese also stockpiled PPE afterward and are now charging us inflated prices for them.


When Trump stopped all flights from China, there was 1 death in the US from COVID-19 at that time. Shortly after, he blocked flights from Europe and the Democrats screamed that this was unnecessary! Now, the same far left liberals are screaming that Trump didn't do enough.


The major problem here in the US has been the lack of rapid availability of test kits and back log in the labs doing the testing. For those of you that think the Deep State is fiction, you only have to look at why we had this problem.


CDC and FDA are entrenched bureaucracies that regulate the creation of tests and treatments with no regard for the urgency of the situation. Other countries quickly waived the red tape to get things moving, but it took an executive order by Trump to override the regulations and proceed forward.


At this point, we know the true culprit is China and the CCP. So, all of you Trump haters out there need to grow up and direct your wrath in the right direction.


The US needs to be looking at financial reparations from China, possibly in the form of seizing Chinese assets and bank accounts in the US, writing off US debt to the Chinese in the form of T Bills etc.


People who are worried about damage to relations with China should be aware that our relations with China have been destroyed by their lies and deceit.


As far as I'm concerned, our relations with China are over. We should pull all of our manufacturing out of China and back into the US and other countries.


We should find other sources for our raw drug supply. And, we should enlist the rest of the world to do so as well!


The author is a frequent letter writer and resident of Panama City.