On Balance by Robert Delaney
Donald Trump is accidentally right in saying the US shouldn’t fear Covid-19
- The problem is, instead of using his own brush with the virus to drive home a powerful message of overcoming adversity with common sense and courage, he made his refusal to wear a face mask the defining image of his failed Covid-19 policy
Robert Delaney is the Post’s North America bureau chief. He spent 11 years in China as a language student and correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg, and continued covering the country as a correspondent and an academic after leaving. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, draws on actual events that played out in Beijing while he lived there.