Trump sent his top economic adviser, Larry Kudlow, out to talk about the economic response, but all anyone could talk about was that Kudlow looked ill.
Video of Kudlow:
Larry Kudlow looks sick, so why would Trump send him out the coronavirus briefing? pic.twitter.com/k35C3D2sGE
— Sarah Reese Jones (@PoliticusSarah) March 10, 2020
Kudlow could have been tired. He could have a cold or the flu, but it certainly looked like he was trying not to cough, which is a big problem at a briefing on the coronavirus.
Kudlow’s ill appearance was noticed:
— Mayday Mindy🌹🌊 (@maydaymindy9) March 10, 2020
— Russell H. Smith (@aussieintel) March 10, 2020
The last thing that any administration should want is a government official addressing the coronavirus outbreak while looking sick.
It’s laughable now, but it was only a few years ago that the corporate media was pushing the myth that Trump is a master of political messaging and optics.
The message sent in the coronavirus briefing is that half of the people on the platform looked ill, and somebody should get Larry Kudlow tested for coronavirus before he falls over.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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