Fṛm Đ Gardịn: US’s global reputation hits rock-bottom over Trump’s coronavirus response

Donald Trump answers a question about hospitals and frontline healthcare workers reporting shortages of masks and coronavirus tests. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters
Doṇld Trump ansrz a qsćn abt hospitlz n fruntlîn hlʈcer-wrcrz rportñ śorṭjz v mascs n c’roṇvîṛs tsts. Foṭgraf: Yri Griṗs/Rôtrz
YS’z globl repyteśn hits rocbotm ovr Trump’s c’roṇvîṛs rspons

(Transcription of an article published in the Guardian on 12 April 2020)

Inṭnaśnl-rleśnz xprt wornz poḷsifełr cd d lastñ damij az prezidnt insults alîz n unḍmainz alaynsz

Sîmn Tizdl, Súnde, 12 Epril 2020

Doṇld Trump’s rspons t ɖ c’roṇvîṛs pandemic, ẃć h wns dsmist az a hox, hz bn firsli criṭsîzd at hom az wǒf̣li inadiqt t ɖ pônt v irisponsbiḷti.

Yt olso ʈancs larjli t Trump, a paṛlel dzastr z unfoldñ acrs ɖ wrld: ɖ ruineśn v America’z repyteśn az a sef, truswrɖi, compitnt inṭnaśnl līdr n partnr.

Cōl it ɖ Trump dubl-ẃami. Dipḷmaticli spīcñ, ɖ YS z on lîfs’port.

“Ɖ Trump admiṇstreśn’z slf-sntrd, haphaẓd, n ton-def rspons [t Covid-19] wl end p costñ Americnz triłnz v dolrz n ʈǎzndz v uɖ̇wz privntbl deʈs,” rout Stìvn Wōlt, pṛfesr v inṭnaśnl rleśnz at Harṿd.

“Bt ɖt’s nt ɖ onli damij ɖ Ynîtd Stets wl sufr. Far fṛm ‘mcñ America gret agn’, ɖs epic poḷsifełr wl frɖr tarniś [its] repyteśn az a cuntri ɖt nz hǎ t d ʈñz ifctivli.”

Ɖs advrs śift cd b prṃnnt, Wōlt wornd. Sins tecñ ofis in 2017, Trump hz insultd America’z frendz, unḍmaind multilatṛl alaynsz n ćozn confṛnteśn ovr cooṗreśn. Sañśnz, embargoz n bôcots emd at Ćîna, Iran n Yṛp hv bn gloḅli dvîsiv.

Angela Merkel and Donald Trump at a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House in March 2017. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters
Angela Mercel n Doṇld Trump at a jônt nyzconfṛns in ɖ Īst Rūm v ɖ Ẃît Hǎs in Marć 2017. Foṭgraf: Joṇʈn Ŕnst/Rôtrz

Fr ɖ most part, oft-mlînd foṛn līdrz sć az Jrṃni’s Angela Mercel hv lisnd p’lîtli, trnñ ɖ uɖr ćīc in ɖ inṭrests v prizrvñ ɖ brōdr rleśnśp. Bt Trump’s inepttyd n dsoṇsti in hanḍlñ ɖ pandemic, ẃć hz left foṛn obzrvrz az wel az Americnz gaspñ in disḅlif, z pruvñ a brij tù far.

Iratic bhevyr, toḷretd in ɖ past, z nǎ sìn az dǎnrît denjṛs. It’s loñ bn plen, at līst t mni in Yṛp, ɖt Trump cd nt b trustd. Nǎ h z sìn az a ʈret. It z nt jst abt feld līdrśp. It’s abt opnli hostîl, reclis ax́nz. Ɖ fyrịs riax́n in Jrṃni aftr 200,000 pṛtctiv mascs destind fr Brlin mstirịsli wnt misñ in Tîland n wr alejidli rīdirectd t ɖ YS z a ces in pônt. Ɖr z no solid prūf Trump apruvd ɖ hîst. Bt it’s ɖ sort v ʈñ h wd d – or so ppl b’liv.

“W cnsidr ɖs t b an act v modn pîṛsi. Ɖs z no we t trīt tranz’tlantic partnrz. Īvn in tîmz v globl crîsis, w śd’nt rzort t ɖ tactics v ɖ wîld wst,” sd Andrẹs Gîzl, a līdñ Brlin poḷtiśn. Sgnificntli, Mercel hz rfyzd t gv Trump ɖ beṇfit v ɖ dǎt.

Yṛpiynz wr olrdi ǎtrejd bî Trump’s rportd ef̣ts t aqîr mnoṗlrîts t a c’roṇvîṛs vaxīn undr dveḷpmnt in Jrṃni. Ɖs lêtist xampl v naśṇlistic slf-inṭrest cmpǎndd angr acrs ɖ YY ovr Trump’s travlban, impozd last munʈ wɖt conslteśn or sạntific justif̣ceśn.

YS repyteśnl damij z nt cnfînd t Yṛp. Ɖr wz dsme amñ ɖ G7 cuntriz ɖt a jônt stetmnt on tac̦lñ ɖ pandemic cd nt b agrìd bcz Trump insistd on cōlñ it ɖ “Wūhan vîṛs” – hiz crūd we v pinñ sol blem on Ćîna.

Melania Trump kisses Canada’s prime minister, Justin Trudeau, at the G7 summit in Biarritz last August. Photograph: Carlos Barría/Reuters
Mlańa Trump cisz Caṇda’z prîm ministr, Justin Trūdo, at ɖ G7 sumit in Bịrits last Ōġst. Foṭgraf: Carlos Baŗīa/Rôtrz

Inṭnaśnl ax́n hz olso bn hamprd at ɖ YN s’kṛticaunsl bî YS objx́nz ovr trṃnoḷji.

Trump hz ignord impaśnd cōlz t criet a Covid-19 globl tascfors or cọliśn. H apirz oblivịs t ɖ ctastṛfi bẹrñ dǎn on miłnz v ppl in ɖ dveḷpñ wrld.“Trump’s batl agnst multilatṛlizm hz md it so ɖt īvn formats lîc ɖ G7 r no longr wrcñ,” comntd Cristof Śūlt in Der Spiegel. “It apirz ɖ c’roṇvîṛs z dstroyñ ɖ last vsṭjz v a wrld-ordr.”

Trump’s sriyl teḷvîzd Covid-19 brīfñz r frɖr unḍmainñ rspct fr YS līdrśp. Trump reğlrli proṗgets fōls or mslidñ inf̣meśn, bets on hunćz, argyz wɖ rportrz n contṛdicts sạntific n medicl xprts.

Ẃl pubḷcli rjctñ foṛn hlp, Trump hz prîṿtli asct Yṛpiyn n Eźn alîz fr ed – īvn ɖoz, sć az Sǎʈ C’rīa, ɖt h prīvịsli b’retd. N h cntinyz t smir ɖ Wrld Hlʈ Orġnîześn in a trnspaṛnt qst fr scepgǒts.

P’liṭsîzñ Covid-19 lîc pleyñ wɖ fîr, WHO d’rectr jenṛl sz aftr Trump atac – vidio

T a woćñ wrld, ɖ absns v a fer, aforḍbl YS hlʈcer sistm, ɖ cut-ʈrot contest btwn Americn stets fr scers medicl s’plîz, ɖ dispṛporśṇt deʈtol amñ eʈnic mnoṛtiz, ceotic sośl-distnsñ rūlz, n a lac v sntṛlîzd coorḍneśn r reṃnisnt v a pur, dveḷpñ cuntri, nt ɖ most pǎrfl, influenśl neśn on rʈ.

Ɖt’s a tîtl ɖ YS apirz on cors t lūz – a fōl fṛm gres ɖt me pruv irivrsbl. Ɖ dmestic dbācl unlīśt bî ɖ pandemic, n globl pspśnz v Americn slfiśnis n incompitns, cd ćenj evrʈñ. Acordñ t Wōlt, Trump hz prizîdd ovr “a fełr v caṛctr unpaṛleld in YS hisṭri.” D Americnz riylîz hǎ far ɖer cuntri’s moṛl az wel az fnanśl stoc hz fōḷn? Phps at ɖs tîm v xtrim stres, it sīmz nt t matr. Bt it wl matr lêtr on – fr ɖm n fr ɖ fyćr inṭnaśnl baḷns v pǎr.

Hîco Mās, Jrṃni’s foṛn ministr, sd h hopt ɖ crîsis wd fors a funḍmntl YS rīʈnc abt “ẃɖr ɖ ‘America frst’ modl riyli wrcs”. Ɖ Trump admiṇstreśn’z rspons hd bn tù slo, h sd. “Holowñ ǎt inṭnaśnl cnx́nz cmz at a hî prîs,” Mās wornd.

Lastñ rzntmnt ovr hǎ ɖ YS wnt misñ in ax́n in ɖ c’roṇvîṛs worz v 2020 me ćenj ɖ we ɖ wrld wrcs.

Instroduction to Ñspel

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