Archive for September 15th, 2020

Flashback: Politifacts’ 2009 “Lie of the Year”

September 15, 2020

“If you like your health care plan, you can keep it … and, your family’s annual healthcare costs will go down by $2,500″
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Joe Biden is outraged that Trump “followed the science” and minimized the likely impact of the coronavirus.

For details, see: Fauci: “He was saying what we were telling him”

Biden: “Lied to the American public. Clear evidence of incompetence and dereliction of duty”.

The first part “lied to the American people” brought back bad memories.

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Remember Obama’s infamous line: “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it … and, your family’s annual healthcare costs will go down by $2,500″

Biden oft repeated the line when selling ObamaCare … and, reprised it in the primaries when fending off opponents’ Medicare-for-All promises.

What’s the rub?

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Sept. 15: Election Odds & Polls

September 15, 2020

Biden +5.8 in odds, +7.1 in polls

RCP – Betting Average  of 6 books’ odds
Biden 52.5  Trump 46.7  Lead +5.8 

Trump Best:   49.7  49.8   + .1   Sept. 2
Biden Best :
   60.9  30.6  +24.3  July 23

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PredictIt   online betting site
Biden 60  Trump 45  Lead 15

Trump Best Aug 31:   53 48 +7
Biden Best July 23
 :   63 39 +24

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RCP – Poll of Polls
Biden 50.0  Trump 42.9  Lead 7.1
Undecided 7.1
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538 – Chance of Winning  Nate Silver
Biden 76  Trump 24  Lead 52 

Sept. 15: C-19 Data Dashboard

September 15, 2020

199,000 Deaths-to-Date

480 Daily New Deaths  (peak 2,824 April 21)
> 7-day average 781    (peak 2.229 April 23)

38,072  New Cases
> 7-day average  36,058

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Details below…

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