It’s a different thing when you look at the corona pandemic based on the continents. How more the governments try to fight to pandemic, how more death, infections and suppression they accomplish. The same with the closures of the economies, how more they restrict the people in those economies, how higher the infections, death and suppression. This article goes into those differences between those continents.
The White House has a problem in leadership. Honestly, the whole federal government has that problem. And who is the head of the federal government? President Obama is head of the federal government. His tenure is full with embarrassing blunders, and they are continuously repeated. An example? The fence climbers of the white house. Repeatedly, individuals trying successfully climb the fences surrounding the white house and the secret service had mixed results into stopping them. Yes, they are able to stop those fence climbers, but only barely. To make a long story short, Obama is not able to stop those events. Or with other words, he’s not able to keep his own family safe!
The commander is so important, because if the commander is not able, the army will fail.
If the commander is a civilian and in charge of a modern army, the army fails too. That what’s happening currently with the US and ISIS and what happened with Israel and Hamas.