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President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus at the start of the week but has been faring just fine since, though to hear his delusional critics tell it, he’s on the verge of dying …
“Don tested positive at the start of the week and has been quarantining out at his cabin since the result. He’s been completely asymptomatic so far and is following all medically recommended COVID-19 guidelines,” his spokesperson told Fox News on Friday.
Trump Jr. is 42 years old (or young, rather), giving him a healthy survival rate of 99.98 percent, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control.
CDC recently updated estimated infection fatality rates for COVID. Here are the updated survival rates by age group:
70+: 94.6% https://t.co/9RRLgsBHta
— Ron DeSantis (@GovRonDeSantis) September 23, 2020
As a member of the Trump administration, Trump Jr. presumably has access to the same strain of premium healthcare that was used to treat his 74-year-old father.
Early last month, his father — the president of the United States — tested positive for the coronavirus, triggering celebrations from deranged leftists who were convinced without a shadow of a doubt that a positive diagnosis meant his sure death.
Yet the president recovered and was back on his feet participating in photo-ops within days of the diagnosis:
‘President is invincible’: Jesse Watters likens Trump to wounded general returning to front lines https://t.co/zgkYklLbZZ
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) October 6, 2020
Yet despite all this, the same breed of unhinged leftists who prematurely celebrated the president’s demise last month rushed forth from their burrows of darkness and hate late Friday to celebrate the positive diagnosis of his son.
Angela Belcamino, a far-left “actress” beloved by the left for her “resistance” dances, predictably danced again, earning over 2,000 likes.
Donald Trump Jr. has Covid Dance pic.twitter.com/nbiTYBWX2d
— Angela Belcamino (@AngelaBelcamino) November 21, 2020
Michael Rapaport, an obsessively anti-Trump actor known for his profane rants, took to laughing like an unhinged maniac over Trump Jr., whom he described as a “worthless, good for nothing c—sucking frat boy f–k,” contracting the virus.
Watch (*Language warning):
Daddy’s Little Accident has Corona!!!#DonaldTrumpJr you filthy infectious Pig!!!!
The Best is yet to come!.
— MichaelRapaport (@MichaelRapaport) November 21, 2020
Affinity Magazine, which describes itself as the “largest teen-ran websites” in the world for “aspiring teen journalists,” declared that it has no sympathy:
Senator Rick Scott and Donald Trump Jr both tested positive for COVID-19 recently, but we’ve lost all of our sympathy for anti maskers anyways so whatever. pic.twitter.com/nYkeZKSkGb
— Affinity Magazine (@TheAffinityMag) November 21, 2020
See more notable reactions below:
— Ted Sullivan (@karterhol) November 21, 2020
— Mark Shenton (@ShentonStage) November 21, 2020
Donald Trump Jr has finally done something positive.
— Benj Pasek (@benjpasek) November 21, 2020
Donald Trump Jr. has the same disease as his father and many other Republicans. He also has Covid-19.
— Mike Elgan (@MikeElgan) November 21, 2020
I don’t think it’s cool people are on here joking about @DonaldJTrumpJr getting Covid without tagging me.
— John Ales* AF (@IAmJohnAles) November 20, 2020
Every single person seen above aligns with the allegedly “loving” and “tolerant” left politically — and as a consequence, they believe wholeheartedly that the political right is the side of racism, intolerance, hatred, apathy, etc.
But when far-left CNN host Chris Cuomo tested positive for the coronavirus in late March, “hateful” conservatives responded like this:
Best wishes to .@ChrisCuomo and his family. Prayers for a speedy recovery. And prayers and best wishes to everyone impacted by this “invisible enemy”.
— Sean Hannity (@seanhannity) March 31, 2020
Praying for @ChrisCuomo and his family as he deals with his diagnosis. We believe in the power of prayer.
— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) March 31, 2020
Rooting and praying for a swift & full recovery!
— Guy Benson (@guypbenson) March 31, 2020
— Ben Shapiro (@benshapiro) March 31, 2020
Even Jack Posobiec, a non-establishment conservative journalist who’s repeatedly been smeared as an “extremist” and “white supremacist,” showed love:
Prayers up for @ChrisCuomo
— Jack Posobiec 🇺🇸 (@JackPosobiec) March 31, 2020
Quite the difference …
To be fair, not everybody on the left celebrated Trump Jr.’s diagnosis. A few left-wingers argued that despite Trump Jr. allegedly being “a horrible person,” his positive diagnosis “is no cause for celebration.”
Jr is a horrible person but if we celebrate him getting covid, we’re no better. If you can’t bring yourself to be the bigger person, just think about all the innocent people he probably infected. This is no cause for celebration.
— Rob Gorski (@theautismdad) November 21, 2020
This will be a difficult ask, I know
Do not mock
Do not taunt
We are better than that
And I want him to know it
Get well soon, Don
We don’t want ANYONE harmed by this virushttps://t.co/kfKuuo9Cgx
— Adam Cohen Lawyers for Good Government #DemCast (@axidentaliberal) November 20, 2020
Of course, to hear firebrand conservative activist Candace Owens tell it, Trump Jr.’s diagnosis is also no cause for concern:
Wish I could send @DonaldJTrumpJr a genuine “get well soon” message. but like millions of others Americans—he’s perfectly healthy with absolutely no symptoms, despite a test telling him that he’s sick.
Most ridiculous scam in the entire world.
— Candace Owens (@RealCandaceO) November 21, 2020
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