US President Donald Trump looks through a face shield, in front of a poster showing the manufacturing of the shields, while touring Ford's Rawsonville Components Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on May 21. Photo: AP US President Donald Trump looks through a face shield, in front of a poster showing the manufacturing of the shields, while touring Ford's Rawsonville Components Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on May 21. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump looks through a face shield, in front of a poster showing the manufacturing of the shields, while touring Ford's Rawsonville Components Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on May 21. Photo: AP
Brian P. Klein
Opinion

Opinion

Brian P. Klein

Trump’s bluster over the coronavirus and China fails to do his re-election hopes any favours

  • Trump’s efforts to deflect and distract are not having the desired effect, given that the president and public opinion are poles apart on the coronavirus response
  • No amount of blaming Beijing will paper over the looming threat that rising unemployment poses to the US economy’s recovery

US President Donald Trump looks through a face shield, in front of a poster showing the manufacturing of the shields, while touring Ford's Rawsonville Components Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on May 21. Photo: AP US President Donald Trump looks through a face shield, in front of a poster showing the manufacturing of the shields, while touring Ford's Rawsonville Components Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on May 21. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump looks through a face shield, in front of a poster showing the manufacturing of the shields, while touring Ford's Rawsonville Components Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan, on May 21. Photo: AP
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