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As frightening as life was in early March, when the first cases were reported in the US, I was comforted and at times even proud, watching state and local leaders take fast and decisive steps.
If you’ll recall, back when we knew that this was coming from Wuhan, this was coming from China, our president made the decisive move to stop travel.
In fact, I wish he would have done it sooner, but the media headlines were very different when he made those decisive actions to stop a lot of this from coming into the United States.
We aren’t going to have a decisive victory, and it’s going to lead to our country being torn apart even more.Go Behind the Tomi Lahren Interview on ‘The Carlos Watson Show’|Eugene Robinson|August 31, 2020|Ozy
Indeed, Minnesota is now one of the likeliest states to be the Electoral College tipping point — the state that delivers the next president his decisive 270th electoral vote.Why Minnesota Could Be The Next Midwestern State To Go Red|Nathaniel Rakich (email@example.com)|August 31, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The respectable reformers, meanwhile, know how rare a chance 2016 is to decisively shape our national affairs.
First-time candidate and full-time economics professor Dave Brat decisively defeated the consummate pol by a 55 to 45 margin.
Conversely, the Bridgegate story now clearly and decisively is a real politically motivated scandal.Chris Christie Took His Sweet Time to Find the Truth About Bridgegate|Sally Kohn|January 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But then he very skillfully and decisively throws Carrie overboard to protect the agency.‘Homeland’ Showrunner: ‘We Knew We Had to Plot a New Course’|Andrew Romano|September 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Egyptians were still looking to it to restore order, and to decisively end the Brotherhood protest movement.
Then he decisively reached forward and put his hand over her mouth.The Fifth-Dimension Tube|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
My friends of the Congress: The world is waiting to see how wisely and decisively a free representative government will now act.
He asked himself question after question, answering them quickly and decisively in the same breath.The Danger Trail|James Oliver Curwood
The opportune arrival of the naval guns also, though by so narrow a margin of time, decisively influenced the outcome.Story of the War in South Africa|Captain A. T. Mahan, U.S.N.
“I do not agree with you,” said Joe decisively, and in her womanly intelligence of life she understood the mistake John made.An American Politician|F. Marion Crawford