“No doubt,” Sharon agreed. “He lacks empathy for those who have lost loved ones and/or their livelihoods as a result of his incompetence.”
“But it’s not just incompetence,” James said. “He knew what this virus could do, but he purposefully lied to the American public because he thought telling the truth about the pandemic would make him look bad and negatively affect his ability to be re-elected.”
“And yet he, the President of the United States, refuses to take any responsibility for the situation our country is in,” Sharon said. “That’s heresy.”
“And the Republicans in Congress at best say nothing and at worst still support him. That’s unadulterated hypocrisy,” James added.
Written for these daily prompts: The Daily Spur (outcome), Your Daily Word Prompt (different), Ragtag Daily Prompt (clown), Word of the Day Challenge (empathy), and Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (heresy).