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From The New York Times:

Michigan’s Virus Cases Are Out of Control, Putting Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in a Bind
Nowhere in America is the coronavirus pandemic more out of control than in Michigan.

Outbreaks are ripping through workplaces, restaurants, churches and family weddings. Hospitals are overwhelmed with patients. Officials are reporting more than 7,000 new infections each day, a sevenfold increase from late February. And Michigan is home to nine of the 10 metro areas with the country’s highest recent case rates.

During previous surges in Michigan, a resolute Gov. Gretchen Whitmer shut down businesses and schools as she saw fit — over the din of both praise and protests. But this time, Ms. Whitmer has stopped far short of the sweeping shutdowns that made her a lightning rod.

“Policy change alone won’t change the tide,” Ms. Whitmer said on Friday, as she asked — but did not order — that the public take a two-week break from indoor dining, in-person high school and youth sports. “We need everyone to step up and to take personal responsibility here.”

Heh - lockdowns do not work.  They make matters worse - look at Michigan, New York. California as opposed to Texas or Florida or the Dakotas - much fewer cases per 100,000 people. So now, in a great burst of brilliance, she is calling for "lockdown light"? She says all the right things to get elected but she can not administrate or lead her way out of a wet paper bag.

A good Texas v.s. Michigan post can be found here:

Texas Has Fewer COVID Cases Than Michigan—Despite Nearly 20M More People and No Restrictions

This is an example of factual reporting, not narrative, no computer models.  Truth, data, hard numbers.

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