Donald Trump

Most of the real experts have urged "go hard, go early". The US president seems to have a different slogan in mind: "go some of the way, then go soft".

Trump’s flaccid approach -- as a way of saving the US economy -- should leave Americans (and citizens the world over) alert and very, very alarmed.

If social distancing measures in the USA are relaxed early because “Our country was not built to be shut down”, Italy could soon look like a warm-up act.