” Just How Dangerous Is The Delta Variant”

That’s the title of a piece late last week by the highly respected epidemiologist and infectious disease expert over at the MacIver Institute, Dan ” nothing to get excited about ” O’Donnell. O’Donnell does his typical cherry picking of stats routine to make his case that the Delta variant isn’t…

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Smoke And Mirrors

We’ve all heard the phrase “where’s there’s smoke there’s fire”. It’s often true, though it’s equally true that oftentimes where’s there’s smoke there are mirrors. What does ” smoke and mirrors ” mean? The Cambridge dictionary defines the phrase as follows: ” Something that is described as smoke and mirrors is intended to make you believe that something is being…

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Dan O’Donnell does his Mayor of Amity Island Impression

Remember that scene in Jaws where the Mayor of Amity Island opens the beaches while there remains a very large, very carnivorous, and very deadly shark roaming the waters? Cue Dan O’Donnell, apparently the staff epidemiologist over at the MacIver Institute who last week wondered aloud why the Evers and…

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Dan O’Donnell’s Dumbassed Data Dive

Over at the MacIver Institute, known far and wide for their impeccable epidemiological and infectious disease data analysis credentials, they announce that Dan O’Donnell ” dives into the data” and comes up with “proof” that Wisconsin’s mask mandate hasn’t worked. O’Donnell puts up some charts, rattles off some timelines and…

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