Archive for November 17th, 2020

First, it was “mostly peaceful protests”…

November 17, 2020

Now, it’s “no widespread voter fraud” or “no systematic fraud”
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Like roughly 73 million other Americans, I thought it was surreal this summer when the MSM and left-leaning pundits, coined the phrase “mostly peaceful protests” … and then oft-repeated it to establish the faux-truth among a gullible constituency.

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Literally billions of dollars of destruction, businesses burned to the ground, stores looted and people intimidated when walking the streets or dining at restaurants.

IMHO, that’s hardly “peaceful”.

Practically speaking, “peaceful” is a binary variable, not a matter of degree. Especially for those innocent people who lost their businesses, had their neighborhoods burned to a crisp or got roughed up.

My view: “mostly peaceful” is a frightening measure of civil conduct.

Right up there with “the end justifies the means”.

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Now, we’ve got a new low bar for civil behavior: “no widespread voter fraud” … or its close cousin: “no systematic voting fraud”.

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Nov. 17: C-19 Data Dashboard

November 17, 2020

252,633 Deaths-to-Date

721 Daily New Deaths  (peak 2,824 April 21)
> 7-day average 1,169    (peak 2.229 April 23)

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Confirmed Cases

157,951  New Cases
> 7-day average  152,612

> Highest day        170,733  Nov. 13
> April 24 peak      36,291
> June 8 low point  17,414

Currently Hospitalized

73,014  Current level

> Highest day    73,014  Nov. 16
> Prior Peak       59,719  July 23
> Lowest point   27,895  June 14

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