I think that’s the only thing that will make the US start to do the right thing. The realisation that the old ruling political elite are most likely to die from this thing.
No - they're not.
'High end' healthcare in the US is really high end, spare-no-expense stuff.
I was watching the Republican lieutenant governor of Texas - Dan Patrick - give his 'old folk would rather die than damage the US economy' speech, after Trump launched his 'back to work by Easter' plan.
When he said he's willing to risk death to protect the economy for his grandchildren, he really meant 'I'm willing to risk someone else's grandparents to protect the economy for my grandchildren..
Those guys have had their pneumococcal vaccines, they get coronavirus tests when needed, they catch COVID-19 and they'll have the best of care.
No one's going to be rationing the ventilators in their private hospitals..