Billionaire: The Rich Don't Care If You Die From Covid, We're Fine

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Here’s what a pandemic is like if you’re a billionaire. John Iadarola and Ana Kasparian discuss on The Young Turks. Keep Hope (and TYT) Alive: tyt.com/go

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"On the day the coronavirus was declared a pandemic, I called the richest person I know. The world was spiraling into chaos, with 118,319 confirmed cases and 4,292 deaths in at least 100 countries, and I thought someone so well connected might know what was going on.

“What the f---, I’m not worried,” he said. “I’m sure I already have it. What do I care?” His family was heading to their country house outside New York City, but he was staying put, working the phones for his job investing billions of dollars for clients. He didn’t know much about the unfolding catastrophe, which made him just like everyone else."

Hosts: John Iadarola, Ana Kasparian

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