Skip to comments.NPR corrects its own fact-check on flu death statistic
Posted on 03/26/2020 8:52:01 AM PDT by knighthawk
NPR had to fact-check its own fact-check, showing President Trump wasnt wrong after all when he said over 50,000 Americans could die from the flu this year.
On Monday, NPR published a story headlined, FACT CHECK: Trump Says 50,000 Could Die From Flu. So Far, Its Half That.
The story quoted Trump recently saying, We have a lot of people dying from the flu on top of everything else
it looks like it could be over 50,000."
(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...
President Trump: “The sky is blue.”
NPR Fact Checker: “Unbelievable! Totally false! I don’t even need to look out the window to know that’s a lie!”
NPR: “We looked out the window. The President’s claim is mostly true, although we did spot a small cloud off to the East.”
why does NPR exist we have plenty of fake news sources already
In response to my email, CNBC corrected a headline and story.
So far the flu has a higher death rate and will stay that way.
NPR/PBS got $75 million in the donkey giveaway just approved in the Senate.
The local paper here, the Richmond Times Dispatch, ran a headline about a week ago on the front page above the fold that said “Va. deaths at 67” from the Wuhan flu.
At that time, there were 67 Virginia cases, not deaths. Today there are 12 Va. deaths total.
Partisan Media Shills update.
Any one else always notice the MSM’s errors are ALWAYS in one direction?
The incredibly pathetic thing is that taxpayers fund much of this worthless drivel that comes from NPR.
NPR: Chris Cuomo said the sky was blue today. What intelligence. What leadership.
NPR’s bias is identical to Britain’s BBC, taxpayer funded but LEFTward oriented. Tell me why we pay, eGOP/RINOs?
Given the HYSTERIA around the topic, 10 MINUTES OF COMMON SENSE from a scientist in the field.
Has anyone VETTED the SCIENTISTS now surrounding & “advising” Trump? How many are leftist Democrats with a political agenda? Consider the STILL NOT CLEANED OUT Deep State INFECTED DOJ & God knows how many other government departments.
Have we ever been lied to by the managerial class in government whose jobs depend on how submissive they can keep the rest of us?
How many of them HATE TRUMP & his stated goal to DRAIN THEIR SWAMP?
Heard the stories that CDC employees wept when Trump beat Hillary? How objective would THOSE folks be collecting & analyzing the data? And wouldn’t a SCARE like this serve to open the tax slave (er PAYER) money sigot for them, as another government operation, to piss away on research (or whatever)?
I didn’t think so.
One final thought: Could this just be another of the periodic tests conducted by Deep State leftists who would be more at home in Stalin’s Russia than Trump’s America to see if their century long socialist indoctrination in the GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS has enough of us sufficiently DUMBED DOWN to make their long awaited FINAL PUSH?
Just asking evidence based questions here.
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