Trump In Obama’s Shadow Again? ‘Cold’ Coronavirus Response Contrasted To Obama’s Crisis Leadership

Trump In Obama’s Shadow Again? 'Cold' Coronavirus Response Contrasted To Obama’s Crisis Leadership 1


As over 90,000 Americans have died due to COVID-19, Pres. Trump is breaking the bipartisan custom of consoling the nation. That approach is a contrast to several Presidents, including Pres. Obama, who emphasized consoling victims, sharing his own emotion, and leading prayers during tragedies ranging from mass shootings to updating the nation on the swine flu pandemic. MSNBC Anchor Ari Melber features recent historical footage and a “side by side” contrast of both President’s statements about infectious disease outbreaks (swine flu and coronavirus). This is an excerpt from a longer segment comparing Trump to several Presidents in both parties. (This interview is from MSNBC’s “The Beat with Ari Melber, a news show covering politics, law and culture airing nightly at 6pm ET on MSNBC. ). Aired on 5/19/2020.
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Trump In Obama’s Shadow Again? 'Cold' Coronavirus Response Contrasted To Obama’s Crisis Leadership

48 Comments on "Trump In Obama’s Shadow Again? ‘Cold’ Coronavirus Response Contrasted To Obama’s Crisis Leadership"

  1. There’s no sincerity when trump speaks of lost lives.

    • Rocc 2020 yea he’s responsible for most of the mess here. And he killed thousands in nursing homes by putting infected people in with the most vulnerable.🤷🏾‍♂️

    • You’re wrong.

    • Chase Rayfield | May 19, 2020 at 10:25 PM | Reply

      @Megadog you talking about the democratic Govornor Whitmer right….. She is the one ordering COVID patents be put in nursing homes. And is currently being investigated for this… it is surprising she hasn’t resigned yet over that fiasco.

    • Ervin Stewart | May 19, 2020 at 10:34 PM | Reply

      Trump Is a boam and dont care even it’s his family that die,his heartless

    • I dont think you can blame him for anything really. He has done everything he can.

  2. singers1990 | May 19, 2020 at 9:20 PM | Reply

    OMG, my heart goes out to America. This man is a horror.

    • urbanothepopeofdeath | May 19, 2020 at 10:57 PM | Reply

      @Phatt Al correct. we are a constitutional republic.

    • CurbsideChat | May 19, 2020 at 10:57 PM | Reply

      Oh please. Save us the dramatics. You’re lucky he is our president and we didn’t get stuck with crooked Hillary and her gang of Thugs. Be grateful.

    • Laugh Forever | May 19, 2020 at 10:58 PM | Reply

      @Phatt Al Just to clarify I didn’t want him here I’m not old enough to vote but if I was he wouldn’t be here.

    • urbanothepopeofdeath | May 19, 2020 at 10:58 PM | Reply

      @Phatt Al we voted for him for many reasons.

    • @GarrulousGamer I don’t understand what you mean trump runs with the communist he borrows money off of them all the time

  3. Hummm… i wonder if trump has ever shed a tear~~~for anyone but himself….

  4. Richie Rich | May 19, 2020 at 9:29 PM | Reply

    What a different world we find ourselves in today.

    • Matt DoesGame | May 19, 2020 at 10:53 PM | Reply

      @Cubs MLB Perfect Inning Gaming Obama was corrupt. Horribly corrupt. What are you on xD #Trump2020

    • Laugh Forever | May 19, 2020 at 10:53 PM | Reply

      @Chase Rayfield Honestly I respect that.

    • Chase Rayfield and he hasn’t given a known enemy 1.7 trillion dollars

    • Brainwashed idiots will believe anything Trump says. Shouldn’t you people be consuming disinfectants right now?

    • Everything Lakers16 | May 19, 2020 at 10:58 PM | Reply

      Matt DoesGame how was he corrupt? List the apparent corrupt things he’s done? Line that up against all the impeachable offenses trump has committed and you will see who the corrupt one here is

  5. Thomas Reilly | May 19, 2020 at 9:33 PM | Reply

    Under the definition of “evil” in the dictionary the word “Trump” must now be added as a synonym. They are “Trump” people means they are evil people.

  6. Fred Martinez | May 19, 2020 at 9:39 PM | Reply


    • Agreed President Trump 2020, there were qualified democrats; however the “Puppet Masters” felt they apparently would not follow their agenda for America…

  7. I’ve never seen a President choked up like that before. I was already crying myself. That really got me.

    • Jonathan Sakks | May 19, 2020 at 10:13 PM | Reply

      darcanjel7 You’re easily manipulated by the media.

    • Chase Rayfield | May 19, 2020 at 10:20 PM | Reply

      There’s this thing called crocodile tears…. and Obama is a big enough liar to use em. Men… in general do not cry, they get things done. If you see a real man crying you must be awfully close to him.

    • Cornfused Atbest | May 19, 2020 at 10:34 PM | Reply

      You’ve never heard of CROCODILE TEARS? He’s got a good chance at an opening spot on the soap opera; ” As the STOMACH TURNS.”

  8. When will the GOP understand the man is a nut.

  9. Marie Dorvil | May 19, 2020 at 10:23 PM | Reply

    but setember 11 is my birthday
    now im even more scared my cousin died by getting shot by a gun

  10. Do not forget this when you come out to vote! We cannot afford another day with this evil- can anyone imagine another 4 years? We all should demand a brighter future when we vote him and his administration out!

  11. Showing EMOTIONS regarding compassion for your fellow man is for HUMAN BEINGS, not for emotionally dead roadkill.

  12. Jacqua Cooper | May 19, 2020 at 10:38 PM | Reply

    Trump: so healthy ppl if your healthy…

    Dr. Redfeild face: wtf does that mean?


    • Hey, remember when we evicted Bathhouse Barry and Big Mike from the White House in 2016??
      MAGA 2020 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

  13. Talk about an echo chamber….. wow!

  14. These were why we knew things were gonna be ok. Cuz they felt it.

  15. This is the response of caring leaders

  16. This man has no heart!!!

  17. To anyone that has lost a loved one due to Covid-19, I send my condolences to you. I will continue to pray for everyone’s families. I know I may not know you, and you may not know me. But I will continue to pray for your health as well as the health of those who are sick with this virus. Peace and Love to everyone.

  18. Y’all couldn’t fact checked TWP ? Feels like y’all reaching for something to report at this point😂

  19. JoAnna S. Diamonds and Pearls | May 19, 2020 at 10:55 PM | Reply

    Me too!! All those babies makes your heart sink!! 😢
    Too much violence from guns!!!!

  20. A false comparison. A one-time event VS an Ongoing crap-show.

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