[Ed. – It was too big sell for someone of Pelosi’s mental stature.]
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi dismissed the idea that she downplayed the virus in February by encouraging tourists to take a stroll through San Francisco’s Chinatown.
Pelosi appeared on “Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace” to discuss the novel coronavirus. Wallace pointed out that Pelosi “went on a walking tour around Chinatown” to promote tourism and then played a clip where she assured Americans that “everything is fine here.”
“If the president underplayed the threat in the early days, Speaker Pelosi, didn’t you as well?” Wallace asked.
“No!” Pelosi replied. “What we were trying to do is end the discrimination, the stigma that was going out against the Asian-American community and in fact, if you will look, the record will show that our Chinatown has been a model of containing and preventing the virus. …