Sean Hannity compares Trump misleading the public on dangers of COVID to President Roosevelt’s leadership during World War II

Hannity: “President Trump has never misled or distorted the truth about this deadly disease”

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Citation From the September 9, 2020, edition of Fox News' Hannity

SEAN HANNITY: Did President Roosevelt fan the flames of misery? Did he call for panic and anxiety? No, he actually rallied a nation in a time of need. He focused on making Americans stronger by staying positive, and he got to work and he rolled up his sleeves. During World War II, with the country on the brink, FDR proclaimed, "We have nothing to fear but fear itself."

Well, those were brutally tough times. Did the media attack him? Of course not. What about in the aftermath, 9/11/2001 -- twentieth anniversary in two days -- what was President Bush supposed to say? "America's going down in flames. You better go hide in your basement bunker?" Of course not. The president's job is to maintain order, and by the way, right the ship during and after a crisis, not spread panic, not spreading fear among the population. Let's make one thing perfectly clear, President Trump has never misled or distorted the truth about this deadly disease.