Let Them Play? I guess Trump needs another distraction. Joblessness remains at historically high levels. Under Trump, more than 30 million Americans receive unemployment assistance. The U.S. economy shrank by a stunning 9.5 percent from April through June. The fastest quarterly rate drop in modern record-keeping. He wants to watch football instead of doing his job.
In South Korea, fans have been attending professional baseball games for weeks. And in parts of Europe, some soccer and tennis matches are open to spectators. However, the United States reported its highest number of deaths from the novel coronavirus in a single day this week since mid-May. 1500 deaths!
The country has seen an average of newly reported deaths remain above 1,000 for 19 consecutive days. However, President Trump continues to press for the nation’s schools to bring children into classrooms, for businesses to open and for athletes to fill stadiums. He even threatened to divert federal money from schools that don’t open.