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We need leadership from Washington

To the Editor:

Thank you for your complete coverage of the worst national health disaster of my long life. President Trump is fond of saying that he’s a “war time” president. A war time President like FDR was able to mobilize the allegiance of all our citizens as well as the wherewithal to fight the war. The COVID-19 virus demands national leadership regarding both policy and the distribution of much-needed medical supplies and equipment. 

It is upsetting to read that beaches in our contiguous state to the south ere just reopened and that thousands of spring-breakers were still frolicking, potential spreading the deadly virus on the beaches in Florida just a week or so ago.

We need leadership from Washington and a national stay-at-home order to protect all of us from this dreadful virus.

Ralph Andrew


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