“We have no idea where we are. We admit that. We have kept track of the experts who did better than we did. We are flying in those heterodox experts that have been warning us that we were getting it wrong, and have asked them and their families for three months of their time….”
“We’ve expedited emergency security clearances for these virologists, epidemiologists, data scientist, biologists, and have outfitted a Manhattan Project style campus for them with all the access and equipment they need to help us get control of what is going wrong with COVID…”
“We need the public to understand that we have strained your trust by speaking too simplistically and by protecting ourselves from your real and valid concerns. Dr. Fauci has agreed to change his role to allow fresh eyes on this matter but will be consulting to this project…”
“We will no longer candy coat the truth. We now expect that we may be living with COVID for *orders of magnitude* more time that we originally told you. The vaccines are generally safe but not without risk. They are partially but not fully effective. We’re working on this now…”
“The experts have all vaccinated their families with the same vaccines we are asking you to take. We are also looking at alternatives but have nothing conclusive. We are offering courses to teach the raw science to the general public and will use scientists over Public Health…”
“We have asked big pharma to forgo immunity from the PREP act from any non-frivolous lawsuits with real merit given that we have represented to you that the vaccines are safe. We await their response. We are truly in this together. New guidelines will balance *competing* risks…”
Said no one in current leadership.
This just isn’t that hard.