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March 08, 2020

Didn't The Mainstream Media Mock President Trump For Saying Exactly This? That COVID-19 Mortality May Be Significantly Lower Than Originally Reported?

Anyone with an ounce of common sense and a basic understanding of numbers could have predicted that the original reports of high mortality were almost certainly incorrect. But our news is reported by people who give short-bus riders a bad name. And they have created the hysteria that we see today, for no other reason than to wound the current administration. I can see no other obvious reason, other than their typical love of histrionics.

This morning's front-page article about "chaos" in the White House is typical of the NYT, but the rest of the media seem to be trying to outdo even the socialists-on-the-Hudson.

What exactly do the squawking fools at the NYT want the Federal government to do about corona virus? Close the nation's schools? With what authority? Shut down air traffic? How? Close the borders? Oh...wait? We can't do that!

The reality is that those same editors have fought every measure designed to prevent a communicable disease called AIDS, and as a result thousands of Americans, and many more Africans are dead. Because disease is a political tool, not a public health issue for the scum who run the "Gray Lady," which is a laugher of a nickname. More like the painted whore of 8th Ave.

How will this virus play out is anyone's guess, but the odds are that it will settle into a seasonal disease like flu, with similar outcomes. And all predictions are that we will have a vaccine soon, so the existential extrapolations of millions of deaths and global recession are wildly overblown.

What is sad is that the media's irresponsibility is glaringly obvious, because had they focused their attentions in a responsible way to seasonal flu, then we could be making meaningful progress in minimizing its damage, which will most probably dwarf that of corona virus.

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posted by CBD at 02:15 PM

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