[As of early this morning, President and Mrs. Trump have tested positive for Coronavirus. As a result, I’ve deleted the entire substance of the note that was set to run this morning.
Despite my deepest antipathy for the President’s policies and inclinations, I will pray for their safe recovery. “For if you love those that love you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners love those who love them.” Luke 6:32.
What remains is its conclusion.]
The virus is reasserting itself. As many that follow these pages will remember the late Michael Conrad’s Hill Street Blues character, Sgt. Phil Estherhaus, admonishing long ago: Let’s be careful out there.