He’s conflating the misuse of herd immunity with how his cult followers are sheeple, or something:
Undeterred by mounting criticism over his repeated dismissals of the severity of the coronavirus pandemic, President Donald Trump doubled down on his claim that the virus will “go away” on Tuesday. Even if it doesn’t, he said, “herd mentality” will take over and save us all. The president made the remarks during a 90-minute town hall event hosted by ABC News late Tuesday in which he repeated many of the same rosy predictions that have previously been proven wrong. Apparently conflating “herd mentality” with “herd immunity”—which occurs when a large enough proportion of the population has built up immunity to an infectious disease, often through vaccination—the president insisted the country will recover from the pandemic even without a vaccine.
It’s a funny malaprop, but it also shows that he has no plan, and he has no plan for a plan. The herd who will be culled as we’ve predicted all along, so in some ways this herd mentality is a Freudian slip, I guess.
Anyway, the whole town hall thing was such a train wreck that Fox News went on RED ALERT and scrambled the Luftwaffe and
Ilsa, the She-Wolf of the SS, er, Laura Ingraham took flight (cue-up some Wagner, and play the horse whinny!):