Within hours of President Trump and his wife reporting they’d tested positive for COVID19, current American politics changed: it remembered civility. 👍🏾Well, for a little while.
First, the Democratic challenger took the opportunity to appear presidential and inclusive:
We then saw and heard flurries of good wishes from opponents, notably former president Obama:
Biden said his campaign would pull negative ads…but in belligerent manner the Trump campaign said it wouldn’t do likewise 😳🤔😩😡
True to their word, they were still in the smear business by sending negative emails 😡😩:
In a nutshell, the nature of the presidential campaign was reaffirmed.
As sideshows, perhaps, a slew of Trump aides also tested positive, especially those who’d been closely involved in debate preparations this week:
In that vein, it emerged that the president had skipped being tested ahead of the debate 🤔😩😳:
Wanton disregard for COVID19 health protocols had been fully displayed at a White House reception during the week for Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett🤔😩😳👀:
Line of succession is now a topic of interest:
If the president dies before the elections is now coming into focus:
For now, however, a day on, the president remains at Walter Reed hospital and has been treated with a ‘cocktail’ including Remdesivir, though still being trialled: