To the Editor:
Last Sunday, the New York Times front page honored the nearly 100,000 lost to the coronavirus. The headline featured the “Incalculable Loss” of lives. Other newspapers across the country published tributes to those lost to past wars as well as to the pandemic. Yo-Yo Ma presented a free online concert giving solace for those lost and acclamation for the resilience of the nation. Branches of the military honored posted a variety of virtual tributes to the nation’s fallen warriors.
From the White House we got a storm of re-tweeted negativity aimed at the President’s political rivals. His message was full of self-congratulations, grievances, and attacks. To parrot Mr. Trump: “Sad!”