[Ed. – Never let a crisis go to waste.]
While appearing on MSNBC’s AM Joy, host Joy Reid asked de Blasio how someone in New York City should go about getting tested during the growing COVID-19 pandemic.
“People can get tested according to a priority structure, and it’s not enough testing. It’s just as simple as that,” de Blasio said, later claiming that the city has been “pleading” with the federal government for additional testing. “Here’s the reality. This is a war-like situation. We’re in a wartime scenario with a ‘Mar-a-Lago attitude’ being used by the federal government, right?” …
“This is a case for a nationalization, literally a nationalization, of crucial factories and industries that could produce the medical supplies to prepare this country for what we need.”