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What Is a 'Very Good Job' on Coronavirus Deaths?

People in real estate, like Trump, are experts in the art of “anchoring.” 

One death, multiplied by 100,000?

One death, multiplied by 100,000?

Photographer: Angus Mordant/Bloomberg

How many Americans are going to die from the coronavirus? How will we know if the national government or the states have done a commendable job or a terrible one?

Here’s a comment from President Donald Trump in late March: