It really isn’t “Your Money or Your Life.”.Not at all.
Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas L. Friedman’s OpEd in yesterday’s New York Times needs no introduction, for it speaks for itself. We would all do well to listen to what he says.
Trump’s Motto: Your Money or Your Life
The president claims you have to make a choice, but you don’t.
Whenever I talk about Covid-19 or climate change with skeptics, I use a simple analogy: Imagine that your child is sick with a disease and you decide to take her to 100 different doctors to get multiple opinions — and 99 doctors give you the same diagnosis and prescribed treatment and one tells you that there’s nothing to worry about, that your child’s disease will “disappear … like a miracle, it will disappear.”
What parents in their right minds would follow the advice of the doctor with the one-out-of-100 diagnosis?
This, alas, is…
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