From a reader:
Put another way: Virus gonna virus. Bluechecks gonna bluecheck.
But even Uncle Joe (or whoever in the White House plays the role of Uncle Joe’s brain) knows that at this point the media and public health screeching is nails-on-chalkboard for 60 percent of the country, which is why the big promise in Tuesday’s not-long-awaited War On Covid Presidential Address was 500 million boxes of free Kleenex (TM). I mean tests! Though Kleenex (TM) would be more useful.