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San Francisco’s mayor discovers the wonders of the private sector

London Breed, San Francisco’s current Democrat mayor, is the archetypical leftist politician. She has spent her entire life either as a student, working for a non-profit organization dependent on tax-deductible funding and government largesse, or working in government. Her biography does not give any indication that she’s ever held a job in the private sector. Breed’s background is relevant because it explains her shock at having to function independently from the federal government while partnering with the private sector.

San Francisco, in common with other densely populated urban areas, is grappling with a high coronavirus caseload. The city has been under lockdown conditions since March 16, with people told that the lockdown will continue until April 7. As of Thursday, San Francisco had 223 coronavirus cases and 2 deaths.

For a city with almost 900,000 people, 223 cases seems like a relatively small number – but then again, we’re not the ones having to deal with a surge in existing cases while worrying about an influx of patients that may yet overwhelm San Francisco’s health care system. From Breed’s point of view, she has a serious catastrophe on her hands.

Read the full story from American Thinker

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