The Washington Post’s Philip Bump has a new piece out that defends the IHME model’s downward shift saying it’s not “experts were wrong!” but the experts actually got it right, or something:

Except, the IHME model assumed social distancing when it was used to sell American on closing the economy for another 30 days. As we’ve seen around the country, we really haven’t been doing a great job social distancing and since it was already in the model, there has to be something else going on:

We deserve an explanation:

Why can’t they just admit it was wrong then?

There are other models out there, like this JP Morgan one that’s coming true:

And it’s not just our side calling out Bump. Here’s National Journal’s Josh Kraushaar:

And we’ll end it with this:

Yes. Yes. Yes.

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