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21 Feb, 17 tweets, 6 min read
Well everyone. It’s time.

It’s officially been two weeks since the single worst thing that’s ever happened to experts & media…maskless Super Bowl Celebrations

They’ve been wrong SO many times…surely THIS is the time a huge maskless gathering becomes a “superspreader”

This one is just too spectacular to not do a full thread on, so let’s have some fun shall we?

NY Post: “Maskless revelers”

Quelle horreur!
An “MD MPH” from UCLA who combined UK variant panic AND even used a hashtag to designate the Super Bowl as the “#SuperSpreaderBowl
@VICENews, predictably, said that the “real winner of the Super Bowl could be COVID-19” and that the NFL “Honored Health Care Workers by Throwing a Superspreader”
Of course, the former “Newspaper of Record” couldn’t be left out of the fun
A double masked (LOL) CNN reporter, @randikayeCNN was absolutely horrified…so horrified, she apparently asked the police what they were going to do about it.

Not sure why she was so worried though considering double masking is what, 95% effective, right?
@Independent also doubled up on the Covid panic, mentioning variants and “wild” maskless celebrations.
CBS correspondent David Begnaud (who will be making an appearance in another post shortly) contributed
@MollyJongFast got 47,000 likes on this gem, saying “Florida is going to kill us all”

She’s the best
Business Insider quoted an “infectious disease expert” saying “the reality is sobering” about how dangerous the Super Bowl would be for attendees.

Not to be left out, @HuffPost one-upped the rest by calling it a “virulent” new strain, not just a variant
It wouldn’t be a thread pointing out hypocritical mask shaming without including the hilariously incompetent Washington Post
“What could possibly go wrong”? Asks the LA Times.

Well, nothing, actually.
Dr. Jonathan Kantor in Florida said he would be “shocked if we didn’t see a dramatic increase in COVID-19 cases after this weekend’s Super Bowl festivities.”

Wonder if they’ll be doing a follow up w/him? If he’s able to speak and not in actual physical shock, of course…
And finally, I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention one of the biggest mass misinformation specialists in the game…Eric Feigl-Ding


Forget Brady, Eric’s the real GOAT
I know this was long, but the Super Bowl was really The Mask Religion’s masterpiece. This was their time to shine.

Beyond their incredible hypocrisy, they got to include variants along with their incessant placebo shaming.

And they were just as wrong as they always have been.
So great work, Mask Religion My hat’s off to you, really. The consistency with which you are wrong is unmatched by any other group in modern society.

Your cultish devotion to failed pseudoscience and your unearned sense of self-superiority is an inspiration to us all.

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More from @ianmSC

22 Feb
For much of last year, Georgia was a popular target for media criticism, with outlets like The Atlantic accusing them of experimenting in "human sacrifice"

So I thought I’d check in, and it turns out they’re 23rd in deaths per 100k & right at the national average. Confusing! Image
But don’t worry, it wasn’t just The Atlantic, CNN’s @ChrisCillizza asked in July just “what the heck” Brian Kemp was doing by not permitting local mask mandates
Chris was following up on this gem from April, saying re-opening the state was a “high-stakes coronavirus gamble”
Read 10 tweets
21 Feb
We’ve heard countless times from media & experts that large maskless gatherings are going to be superspreader events, with no follow up after they’re proven wrong

Well here’s a mass, fully masked gathering on 11/7 in Times Square. Two weeks later, cases in NYC were up 72%

Now, we know why this mass gathering wasn’t criticized by the same CBS correspondent who called Tampa celebrations a “super spreader after party”…this NYC group was, of course, wearing masks, being good followers of The Science™, and supporting an approved political ideology
But here we have a correlation between a large, masked gathering and a huge increase in Covid cases two weeks later. And no one cares.

Why hasn’t this been looked at? Why don’t have we have CDC studies on the impact of masked celebrations in early November and increased spread?
Read 6 tweets
19 Feb
Members of the Mask Religion arguing with me: “No one is saying masks are that effective, they’re only one part of Covid strategy”

Former CDC Director & other experts: “I might…say…this face mask is more guaranteed to protect me against COVID than when I take a COVID vaccine”
Current CDC Director: Masks are “one of the most effective tools we have against COVID-19”
Former CDC Director: “Cloth face coverings are one of the most powerful weapons we have to slow and stop the spread of the virus”
Read 4 tweets
19 Feb
If you want to know how intellectually dishonest the mask religion is, just imagine their reaction if my graphs showed the opposite of what they do

If similar locations showed a large difference w/masks or if maskless gatherings actually mattered

They’d never stop posting them
Even when the CDC has tried to do the same thing that I do, they’ve had to cherry pick dates to fit their agenda, or specifically ignored the control counties, like in Arizona…or come up with mind boggling, misinformation level criteria like their most recent embarrassment
If masks were so effective, why doesn’t every graph I post look the opposite of the way that it does?

And most importantly, just imagine how the religion would be using them…endlessly…as proof of masks working.

It’s not science, it’s a cult.
Read 4 tweets
15 Feb
Since “re-opening” 8 months ago Los Angeles has tried universal masks, closing dining, a tier system, curfews & a stay at home order

And yet the results have been dramatically worse than Stockholm, despite Stockholm being very high density w/few restrictions & almost no masks
Not only has LA done worse cumulatively, but in the time period where interventions & specifically masks, should make the most difference, the fall/winter surge, they accomplished essentially nothing.

How can this be if masks are so important and effective?
There is simply no logical explanation for why, if masks save lives, deaths in LA should skyrocket despite 10 months of masking with 99% compliance inside and 80% virtue signaling compliance outside, regardless of distancing.
Read 4 tweets
8 Feb
Back in October and throughout November, LA County health officials blamed Dodgers and Lakers fans for increasing Covid numbers.

Locals here know San Diego HATES LA. Especially the Dodgers.

So why did San Diego follow the exact same curve? Why would they be celebrating for LA?
Here is an LA Times “health reporter” and an “MD MPH” from UCLA also discussing this, literally yesterday.

Complete insanity.
This is what’s so insidious about the media allowing public health officials to lie. It’s easy for them to check if what the health officials are saying is factually accurate or makes logical sense. And they just don’t do it. They refuse to do it.
Read 4 tweets

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