Bob Woodward has stirred up an issue even more irrelevant than Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server in 2016. His decision not to immediately release recorded interviews with Trump — wherein the president admits he knew the severity of the COVID-19 pandemic but chose to “downplay” it to the public — has led some pundits to blame him nearly as much as Trump for the 190,000-plus deaths from the virus, which as others have pointed out is silly, and minimizes the manifold failures of Trump and his administration.