You can’t compare them because they aren’t at the same stages of infection. It makes no sense. The premise is ridiculous, and the rhetorical aim is to absolve Trump of doing a crappy job, when all evidence points to the contrary. He’s lied every step of the way, now he’s accusing people’s healthcare workers of stealing and hoarding supplies. He’s making States fight for equipment, he’s snubbing Governors who don’t kiss his feet. He’s bragging on Twitter about his Pandemic Briefing ratings. Argle ■■■■■■■ bargle.
I’m not a scientist or a statistician, and won’t pretend to be one by googling a lot. But it’s hard to know where we are in the timeline because of this administration’s horrible track record thus far on covid-19 testing in the united states.