Message Font: Serif | Sans-Serif
No. of Recommendations: 32
Democratic Gov. Inslee[WA] was also inundated with cases and reacted much swifter and safely than Cuomo did. That's why King County is doing so much better and NYC doing so much worse.

Well, the population density of King County is 913 people per square mile and that of New York City is 27,000.

Elevators, subways, taxis, corner bodegas where most people get food. A person in New York will get more exposures to other people, closer, in the first hour of the day than most people in King County will have in 24 hours.

Yes, Cuomo was late on some things, and deBlasio even later. Then again their first warning was probably when the first cases began arriving. They likely didn’t have a.national health apparatus sounding the alarm for six weeks while doing nothing, and they didn’t dismantle the bureaucracy that was set up precisely to give advance warning of this kind of quite predictable calamity.

So there’s plenty of blame to go around.
Print the post  


What was Your Dumbest Investment?
Share it with us -- and learn from others' stories of flubs.
When Life Gives You Lemons
We all have had hardships and made poor decisions. The important thing is how we respond and grow. Read the story of a Fool who started from nothing, and looks to gain everything.
Contact Us
Contact Customer Service and other Fool departments here.
Work for Fools?
Winner of the Washingtonian great places to work, and Glassdoor #1 Company to Work For 2015! Have access to all of TMF's online and email products for FREE, and be paid for your contributions to TMF! Click the link and start your Fool career.