California Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state officials have been heavily criticized over their lockdown policies, but they say they’re just “following the science.” What “science” would that be? Well, don’t ask:
State health officials said they rely on a very complex set of measurements that would confuse and potentially mislead the public if they were made public. https://t.co/Low2epSZw9
— KTVU (@KTVU) January 23, 2021
From the AP via KTVU:
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has from the start said his coronavirus policy decisions would be driven by data shared with the public to provide maximum transparency.
But with the state starting to emerge from its worst surge, his administration won’t disclose key information that will help determine when his latest stay-at-home order is lifted.
And why won’t that data be made public?
State health officials said they rely on a very complex set of measurements that would confuse and potentially mislead the public if they were made public.
What might their methods include? Here are a couple of guesses:
Is it a dart board? https://t.co/JnSRXpA7Hn
— Phil Kerpen (@kerpen) January 23, 2021
It's a Magic 8-Ball, isn't it? https://t.co/8uIhYwmrt4
— Robby (@RCAgator) January 23, 2021
State officials constantly doubling down on the same “solutions” that haven’t stopped the problem sounds more like the definition of insanity, which isn’t hard to understand at all.
Basically, "Our decision making process would be unacceptable to you if you knew, so we decided to call you stupid instead." https://t.co/RhrghNMohQ
— Love your neighbor (@lasertarian) January 23, 2021
That’s pretty much what it sounds like.
C’mon, trust us. It’s for your own good!
— Kevin – Classical Liberal 🙂 (@gov_fails) January 23, 2021
Something that is nonsensical often times confuses those who believe there is any meaning to it. https://t.co/o7NFzNYnSB
— Chris Andersen (@cahockey) January 23, 2021
The inability to present to a lay audience is always the fault of the presenter, not the audience https://t.co/FQye4Hsail
— Falstaffian Willers (@chillywillers) January 23, 2021
How about letting us be the judge of that? https://t.co/0inMg2vG45
— Rank Badjin (Parler: Rank Badjin) (@badjin_rank) January 23, 2021
"confuse the public" bwah ha ha
— SpikedOne (@OneSpiked) January 23, 2021
"You're too stupid to understand. Stop asking questions." https://t.co/ZNDcD5w4Zi
— Whiteness is about your sin, not your skin. (@volkischexe) January 23, 2021
Code for "CA officials fudge numbers to incite fear".
— Dr Mrs Boudicca McCroskey MD, PhD, JD, DDS, DVM (@WatchYerButt) January 23, 2021
Sign the recall. https://t.co/TeQzvI7e8a
— James Jagger (@jmcd91729096) January 23, 2021