With a president willfully indifferent to the needs of states around the country, his callow son-in-law lecturing us that the national stockpile of equipment is not meant for the states, a right-wing website calling for us to sacrifice New York City so the rest of the country can get back to work, and a batch of Trumpian governors reluctant to issuing stay-at-home orders, we needed a reminder last week of a fundamental religious and ethical value: Every human life is precious.Navy Capt. Brett Crozier of the USS Theodore Roosevelt took that seriously, as well as his obligation to protect the sailors under his command. The Post reported on Crozier’s efforts to protect his crew, many of whom had been stricken with covid-19:In a letter to senior officials on Monday, subsequently leaked by an anonymous source to the San Francisco Chronicle, Crozier asked that 90 percent of the ship’s crew be moved into isolation for two weeks on Guam, warning that if the leadership didn’t take such extraordinary measures, “we are failing to properly take care of our most trusted asset — our Sailors.”The Pentagon has rejected the type of full-scale evacuation Crozier sought, saying the ship must remain ready at


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