Trudy Rubin: Trump joins ‘Ostrich Alliance’ of loser leaders who put politics above coronavirus science


“The Ostrich Alliance.”That is the label a Brazilian professor from Sao Paulo applied to the leaders of Brazil, Belarus, Turkmenistan and Nicaragua who continue to deny the threat that the coronavirus poses to their people.All share a common disdain for science. Alexander Lukashenko, the Belarussian, calls the disease a “psychosis” and refuses to impose social distancing. Nicaragua’s Daniel Ortega calls it an “act of God.” President Donald Trump’s buddy, Brazilian Jair Bolsonaro, downplays “coronavirus hysteria” and excoriates state governors as “job killers” for imposing quarantines.In contra…

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