Author Mark Harris unleashed this hot take on Ron DeSantis insinuating that GOP love of the Florida governor is misplaced because the state right now has “the highest new covid case rate and third highest number of daily deaths in the U.S.”:

He left out something important, however. Here’s Nate Silver to explain to him just how stats work:

Others jumped in as well:

Dr. Lucky Tran, a self-proclaimed “public health communicator,” then jumped in to defend Harris, saying the U.S. should have been more like Vietnam:

Um, okay?

Maybe libs missed the part where Vietnam shut down their borders to keep Covid-19 out:

Vox even pointed that out last week:

Anyway, Florida is in pretty good shape right now, thank you very much: