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Surrounded by experts, Trump still needed an intervention by Tucker Carlson to take coronavirus seriously; That's his presidency in a nutshell.

Mar 18, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

We live in stupid, scary times.

And nothing illustrates this more vividly than one bizarre development among many others: That a Fox News host managed to get the president of the United States to take the coronavirus seriously when legions of public health experts around the world - and in his own administration - could not.

For weeks, President Trump was in abject denial about the deadly pandemic. He assured Americans it would disappear while losing precious time to take precautio...