Prince Harry Thinks The Media Is Misrepresenting Coronavirus Coverage
In a case of damned if he does and damned if he doesn’t, Prince Harry has opened his mouth about COVID-19, prompting quick criticism for his opinion.
On Saturday he talked out loud about the coronavirus pandemic and darned if he didn’t sound foolish and disrespectful according to many commentators.
Harry has received backlash for his coronavirus comments
Poor Harry, he’s been slammed in several quarters for doing too little while the world hunkers down against coronavirus, and then when he tries to appear involved, few like what he has to say.
Why is that? Only because on Saturday he claimed that the UK’s virus crisis is not as bad as the media is telling people it is. Oh my.
Harry went on a podcast and delivered the educated opinion that in the UK things are, “better than we are led to believe through certain corners of the media.”
There he goes again, blaming the media for all the world’s ills.
Why can’t Harry agree to disagree with the media?
The occasion was a guest opining by Harry on the podcast Declassified. He managed to praise the nearly 100-year old Captain Tom Moore for raising £23million for the NHS.
“I’m just so incredibly proud to see what these individuals up and down the country and across the world are doing,” he said.
He should have stopped there.
“It’s also proving that I think things are better than we’re led to believe through certain corners of the media,” he babbled on. “It can be very worrying when you’re sitting there and the only information you are getting is from certain news channels, but then if you are out and about or you are on the right platforms, you can really sense this human spirit coming to the forefront.”
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To his credit, Harry may have been misunderstood. He could have been trying to say that the world could use a bit more of the positive stories of human resilience sprinkled in among the grim statistics and proclamations of doom.
Some experts think Harry’s words were outrageous
Nonetheless, some interpreted his words as “outrageous.” Professor Karol Sikora, who has led antibody testing, wants to know, “What are his qualifications for making these comments — other than deserting his country in its hour of need?”
And Nadra Ahmed, of the National Care Association, stated that Harry, “hasn’t seen all the evidence.” According to Ahmed, who unlike Harry is not living large in a donated mansion in Malibu, “Some of the things I have heard are harrowing.”