Somewhere, on an alternate timeline, he won in 2016 because people aren’t fucking morons and understand voting has consequences. The virus was stopped by a pandemic response team left by Obama. But no! I’m stuck on the Darkest Timeline with you lot. And after the coronavirus pandemic had finished and while browsing the trashcans in a failing economy you would wish you didn’t have Bernie Sanders for a president. The problem with Bernie is that he is an idealist. He doesn’t live in the real world, he lives with the ideas in his head.
Also, what use is a ventilator if it’s sitting in a warehouse in Indiana somewhere? Not to mention, the US is projected to outcompete pretty much all other countries in terms of how many people end up infected per capita. To say that the current system we have right now is working great is ignoring reality. What about a for-profit system would make the US better prepared exactly? Have you considered the fact that perhaps no one else has so many ventilators is because they have other priorities?