Today’s headlines announced Donald and Melania Trump “tested positive” for covid-19. Another claims nineteen thousand Amazon workers “got” covid-19 on the job. Both of these pseudostories are sure to ignite another absurd media frenzy.
As always, the story keeps changing: Remember ventilators, flatten the curve, the next two weeks are crucial, etc.? Remember Nancy Pelosi in Chinatown back in February, urging everyone to visit? Remember Fauci dismissing masks as useless? Why should we believe anything the political/media complex tells us now?
So what do these headlines really mean? What exactly is a covid “case”?
It’s what we’ve been hearing, yes. Got this newspaper reader to cancel his Sun-Times subscription: Constant bad news touching on absurdity, with NO contrary viewpoints. Ditto Chi Trib. You know there’s something wrong. I got tired of it — sneakily keeping on-line access, you know, for now-and-then catching up on the latest.
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