Trump can keep on calling it the China virus all he likes but as I'm quite active on other forums mostly gamer's and Sci-Fi with significant numbers of US members of both colours, no one seems to be taking the bait we have plenty of other names for it my term Ping Pong Plague is quite popular but not nearly as much as Boomer Doomer which is a bit contentious for me as I was born in 1960. They seem to think that Covid-19 deaths will have passed 200K by November and that it may be a bit problem considering how many times Trump has down played it, it may come down to inaction against reaction but the election will be what it will be.That norm is now viewed as a threat by many, thanks to COVID. Like you said times change, and China is public enemy number one now. We also try to avoid buying cheap, as you pay to replace it just as often.
It was pointed out to me that Trump only made one reference to the 1919 Flu epidemic as The Spanish Flu as there is a possibility that not only wasn't it Spanish but that it may have been brought to Europe in 1917 by US troops. This was by a bloke on the Discord to my Daughters Twitch page who said his college fees were paid for by Wheat exports to Russia from his dad's farm in Idaho during the cold war, who knew that while kids in the US were diving under their desks his dad was coining it on Ivan's Rubble's.
Is Soy a popular crop in Wyoming?, how did farmers fare during the trade war?, I know the Russian Soy farmers who picked up the slack for Soy trade with China think Trump has been a God send as does Monsanto who manged to pick up a considerable amount of turf at rock bottom prices from foreclosures. A member in Ohio who a couple of weeks back was pissed that they may rename Columbus picked up on Trumps claim a few days ago that Car manufacture is up and that new plants were being opened in his state, he can't find any news of it. I guess they are like all those imaginary steel mills and mines he went on about.
I know I've said it before but If if your wife lied to you as much as Trump lies to you would still be married, as far as I can see it's like walking in on your missus getting the good news and her saying "it's not what it looks like" when it's exactly what it looks like.