☕️ Coffee & Covid ☙ Tuesday, January 11, 2022 ☙ DOOMSDAY DOCTORS 🦠
As I predicted, the New Narrative is emerging from its pupae like a beautiful butterfly. Or something. Three significant stories illustrate how the pro-lockdowners are about to get whiplash. Hang on!
Happy Tuesday, C&C! We’re still waiting for the Supreme Court to tell us what kind of spring we’re going to have, but meanwhile, the New Narrative is emerging. Three significant stories illustrate the breakneck pace of the replacement plot. I think you’re going to like it.
🗞*COVID NEWS AND COMMENTARY* 🗞
🔥 It only took 21 months. But the CDC has FINALLY admitted the single most significant fact of the pandemic. Yesterday, often terrified CDC Director Rochelle Walensky, blinking like a surprised owl on methamphetamines, told Good Morning America that “the overwhelming number of deaths — over 75% — occurred in people who had at least four co-morbidities. So really these are people who were unwell to begin with.”
When I heard this, my mouth fell open in dumbfound shock, and I felt just like how Cortez and his men must have felt, staring at the Pacific Ocean for the first time, in a wild surmise, silent upon a peak in Darien.
When I predicted yesterday that — if I was right — the Administration would move fast, I didn’t quite imagine THIS fast. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves.
I have SO many thoughts. Back in the early summer of 2020, a group of us used public records requests to get ahold of the medical examiners’ notes for the first 40 or so reported Covid deaths in Florida. Shortly after that, the state changed the way they organized the death paperwork so that it became impenetrable to public records. So we never got any more.
But the first 40! I spent WEEKS, maybe months, throughout the summer, going case by case, explaining in C&C just how sick almost every single Covid fatality was — how sick they were BEFORE they got Covid. My favorite example was the roofer who, according to the ME’s notes, was struck by lightning, tell three stories, crushed his vertebrae, cracked his skull, and was taken to the hospital where he died in a coma, never having woken up. But FOR SOME REASON the hospital stopped trying to save his life just long enough to swab him for Covid, thank goodness, and he was included in the first 40 reported Covid deaths in Florida.
But while there were a few — a very few — healthy deaths in the mix, the most common profile was a very elderly person with THREE or more of: chronic heart disease, Alzheimer’s, high blood pressure/hypertension, diabetes, and physical injuries from recent falls. I wrote about this a LOT during Summer 2020.
Later, enterprising journalist Jennifer Cabrera at the Alachua Chronicle would (now infamously) have a chance to inspect the death records in Tallahassee. She found the same pattern and wrote several excellent articles about it (e.g., https://tinyurl.com/3m7wxxe6.). The media tried to cancel her for it.
The point is, at that time we thought that exposing the overinflation of deaths was the best way to defeat the Narrative. The media kept hysterically repeating the Big Lie of rapidly escalating mortality with its 24x7 death counter Chyrons and permanent case ticker banners. So we thought we could beat the mandates if only we could get people to realize that the majority of these reported deaths were folks who were DYING ANYWAY, and that they were SO sick it was nearly impossible to tell whether they died from Covid or from their pre-existing condition, so the disease wasn’t anywhere near as dangerous as the media was making it out to be.
I did accomplish giving hope to a lot of terrified people who couldn’t find reliable information anywhere else. But the federal government remained silent, allowing the media to lie about the deaths, tricking gullible Americans into thinking they had a meaningful risk of dying from the virus, and giving pro-mandate paper-shufflers a talking point, the talking point we heard over and over at oral argument last Friday: “but the deaths!”
Which has to be the dumbest and most pointless argument of the pandemic. It’s always the final retreat of a pro-mandater when they are losing the factual argument. If I say, “the CDC just admitted that, for young people, the risk of myocarditis from the drugs EXCEEDS the risk of all serious complications from Covid-19,” then the lockdowners will say, “oh yeah? What about the 800,000 dead? Hmm? What about THEM?”
And all of this was supported by the CDC’s magical authority. When I would go into court, I would argue, “look right here, Judge, the State of Florida did a study and found that masking counties performed WORSE than non-masking counties, and recommends AGAINST mandates.” Then the government would say, “true, your honor, but we aren’t following the state. We’re following THE CDC.” (cue scary “duhn duhn dunnn” music, https://tinyurl.com/2p8um2fc.)
The CDC! The gold standard! The shiny scientific castle on the hill! The ONLY source of reliable information on the Covid pandemic!
You think I’m exaggerating? Early this year I took the deposition of the University of Florida’s premier Covid scientist, Dr. Michael Lauzardo (https://tinyurl.com/2p98kdd5). He admitted that he relies on THE CDC for his information — not his own independent research:
Q.· ·What was the most recent COVID-19 study that you reviewed?
A.· ·I reviewed the science brief by the CDC that was put out that was a summary of research related to COVID-19.
He couldn’t name a single time his opinion on face masks was different from the CDC’s ever-evolving position:
Q.· ·Are you aware of any time that your advice or recommendation about face masks was inconsistent with the CDC’s guidance?
A.· ·I can’t recall off the top of my head, but I would assume that there probably have been times when my recommendations or discussions were not consistent with what CDC recommended.
Q.· ·But you can’t remember any right now?
A.· ·I cannot remember off the top of my head, no.
In fairness, it wasn’t safe for Dr. Lauzardo to contradict the CDC.
My point is, the media could lie, because the CDC was not contradicting the media’s narrative. The narrative that the pandemic was JUST LIKE those (fake!) videos from China showing people dropping in mid-step in the streets, and it was JUST LIKE those (fake!) videos from Italy showing a hospital hallway choked with bloody gurneys covered with soiled, twisted sheets. Just like that.
And because the CDC did not contradicting the media narrative, pro-mandate twitter propagandists have been able to yammer like concupiscent seagulls about The deaths! in every response to any reasoned or reasonable argument.
Well guess what, suckers!
Now the CDC — the gold standard, the castle of science — has finally admitted what we always knew — but the media refused to admit — from the beginning: “the overwhelming number of deaths — over 75% — occurred in people who had at least four co-morbidities.” Four co-morbidities is a LOT. A person with four co-morbidities is a person who is not well. Even people who are just regular sick, even with chronic lifestyle diseases, are healthier than THIS group.
🔥 Yesterday in a CNN interview between Jake Tapper and TV-doctor Sanjay Gupta, responding to the new data from New York that about half of hospitalizations AREN’T REALLY Covid patients, Tapper seemed shocked and outraged, saying:
> “We’re 2 years into this … if somebody’s in the hospital with a broken leg and they also have asymptomatic COVID, that should not be counted as hospitalized with Covid! Clearly.”
Tapper began the segment saying — as if it were a well-established fact and we’d all been in a coma for the last two years — that “the case numbers aren’t really as significant as hospitalizations, because what’s important is how sick people are getting.”
Oh. I see. But … what about all those breathless reports about rising cases you’ve been making, Jake, over and over and over and over..? Were THOSE reports insignificant? It’s all so complicated! Just believe CNN now, not ten minutes ago!
Tapper then played a clip of Director Walensky admitting that “up to 40 percent of the patients who are coming in with COVID are coming in not because they’re sick with COVID but because they’re coming in with something else.” He seemed surprised and appalled, and called the hospital statistics “misleading:”
“If 40 percent in some hospitals – if 40 percent of the people who have COVID don’t necessarily have problematic COVID, they’re there because they got in a car accident. They’re there because, you know, they bumped their head and they’re being included as: in the hospital with COVID. That number seems kind of misleading.”
Then Gupta eagerly agreed with Tapper, right on message, nodding like a bobblehead doll, helpfully suggesting that “I think there needs to be transparency about that in terms of FOR or WITH COVID.”
Gupta is an obsequious tool. “Why yes, Jake, that seems obvious. We must have accuracy in these hospital statistics, Jake. What a great point, Jake. We can’t have people being misled and frightened by wildly inaccurate hospital statistics, Jake. That would be horrible, Jake. These hospitals should report things right, Jake.”
We’ve always been at war with Eurasia.
Anyway. I TOLD you the Narrative was dead.
🔥 Want one more? On Sunday, on CNN’s “Reliable Sources” (oh please) potato-headed reporter Brian Stelter condemned — I am not making this up — he condemned DOOMSDAY DOCTORS IN THE MEDIA.
Hahahahahaha! Thanks a lot, doc! Time to go under the bus! Hope you like it down there! Thanks for being a useful tool!
Stelter said the doomsday doctors in the media were spreading PANIC PORN. I am not making that up, I promise.
He soberly announced that “91 percent Democrats and 80 percent of Republicans agree that there is a mental health crisis in the United States” [because of] the MADNESS OF COVID.” Madness!
Guess who’s to blame? Don’t blame the media. Blame DOCTORS. Stelter soberly informed the nation that, “we’re also potentially seeing and hearing from doomsday doctors who push people toward even more fear, anxiety, and depression.”
Doctors are pushing people toward fear and anxiety and depression! Somebody needs to do something! About the doctors!
In case people weren’t quite up to speed with the New Narrative, which how can you blame them, Stelter explained it in little bitty words, simple, easy words that even drooling Cornell administrators can understand:
“There’s an undue amount of fear being spread, especially in those Twitter threads and Facebook posts and in corners of cable TV where it feels like COVID zero is the only goal. COVID zero, of course, the idea that you can completely eliminate COVID from the environment, which is an impossibility.”
Undue fear. Undue! Impossible theories of Covid-zero! That’s misinformation right there. Misinformation on Twitter, on Facebook. Dangerous misinformation that’s causing a mental-health crisis and Covid madness. Misinformation from misinforming DOCTORS. And you know what happens to misinformers. Cancel them!
Seriously, think about what this new messaging means. It’s clearly a threat. A threat to the doctors. You better get on message if you know what’s good for you. Shut up about Covid zero. Quit peddling panic porn. Or else.
You can see the New Narrative being published in real time. It’s fascinating to watch. It’s like watching a caterpillar claw out of the egg sack and become a butterfly in time-lapse photography. First it’s CNN, the state-subsidiary news network. Then the rest will follow. You’ll see. Watch the bootlicking doctors fall into line like good little soldiers. They know which side of the federal handouts has the black currant jelly on it.
It’s tempting to say “I told you so.” But it’s no time to take victory laps, not yet. It’s time to TRIPLE DOWN. Spread truth and reason and logic. Spread it far and wide. Use the New Narrative’s momentum to shut down the pandemic, for good, if we can. Let’s get to work.
Have a terrific Tuesday and enjoy the show! See you back here tomorrow.
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