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Ohio Official Who Claimed 100,000 Covid-19
Cases in the State Says She Was 'Guesstimating'

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Posted By: ladydawgfan, 3/14/2020 4:55:44 PM

The director of Ohio's Department of Health, Amy Acton, shocked a lot of people on Thursday when she said in a press conference that she believed 100,000 Ohioans had already contracted Covid-19. The Hill: "We know now, just the fact of community spread, says that at least 1 percent, at the very least, 1 percent of our population is carrying this virus in Ohio today," Acton said. "We have 11.7 million people. So the math is over 100,000. So that just gives you a sense of how this virus spreads and is spreading quickly." The Columbus Dispatch offered effusive praise of Acton for being a "voice of knowledge."


She should have been fired immediately. Meanwhile, panicked lofos are tearing through the stores, emptying shelves and fighting over toilet paper thanks to her "guesstimating!!"

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Reply 1 - Posted by: JrSample 3/14/2020 5:07:23 PM (No. 346396)
She actually said that. "Guesstimaing" is not even a real word. It is a portmanteau of "guessing" and "estimating". Guess - to supose without sufficient information to be sure of being correct. Estimate - an approximate calculation Basically, she pulled the number out of her rear end.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: marbles 3/14/2020 5:09:31 PM (No. 346398)
AKA lying.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Safari Man 3/14/2020 5:15:58 PM (No. 346405)
Ok, we can’t be sire of the number, but we’re certain it’s all Trump’s fault,
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Reply 4 - Posted by: watashiyo 3/14/2020 5:45:28 PM (No. 346420)
#1, and that stinks!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: tsquare 3/14/2020 5:48:08 PM (No. 346423)
the country of China had an infestation of 50 per million, with twice the population density of ohio. The same rate in Ohio would produce about 1000 infected folk. The director is a fear monger.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: SALady 3/14/2020 5:50:30 PM (No. 346425)
Sadly, she is a Demon-Rat, so it was far more like wishful thinking!!!! In case you haven't noticed, Demon-Rats love it when people die. Oh, the unborn are the most fun to kill, especially in the most gruesome of ways. But if some old peasants, and hey, some otherwise healthy peasants too, can be culled from the herd, that is great in the Demon-Rat mindset As long as the ruling Politburo members are the protected class, there are plenty of lowly peasants to sacrifice.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: happywarrior 3/14/2020 5:57:44 PM (No. 346433)
She also said it on Tucker’s show last night. She was stumbling around her words and apologized because she was ‘tired’. Tucker took in every word as Gospel. If this thing is a dud he should lose his show.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: unionriverman2316 3/14/2020 6:14:19 PM (No. 346451)
Another LEFTIST twit that flunked 4th grade!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rinktum 3/14/2020 6:19:46 PM (No. 346456)
This gal is a partisan hack and has extensively supported Obama in the past. She is not non-partisan. DeWine is a fool for not vetting his advisors better. How many more naive Republicans have partisan democrats whispering in their ears? I hate that we cannot trust professionals to bring their opinions to the conversation because they cannot lay down their political bias long enough to be of service when needed. What a piece of work these hacks are.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Gnana1 3/14/2020 6:28:19 PM (No. 346467)
Hahahahaha. And the media (including the great Fox) fell for it, and so did TX Lt Gov...and used her "modeling" to model TXs numbers. Great....sucker around every corner.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: red1066 3/14/2020 6:42:32 PM (No. 346480)
The same guesstimating has 1.7 million dying from the virus. Where the f---k did that come from? We know over twelve thousand have died from the flu this year. Why didn't the country shut down for that?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: RuckusTom 3/14/2020 6:42:57 PM (No. 346481)
Math is hard for liberals. She could even get 1% of 11.7 million "guesstimated" correctly ... $117000. And Bloomberg spent about $1.5 million per American on his campaign. Ha.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: DVC 3/14/2020 7:30:59 PM (No. 346522)
Idiots this stupid should be immediately fired.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: wakeupcall 3/14/2020 8:17:34 PM (No. 346554)
Never let a good crisis, Mass News Media & Politicians created or not, go to waste. Signed, Your loving Maxxst Comxxxist dexxxrat fear monger creationists.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: hershey 3/14/2020 8:38:52 PM (No. 346572)
She needs to be made 'director' of restroom maintenance at a lonely rest stop on the Ohio turnpike...
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Reply 16 - Posted by: hershey 3/14/2020 8:42:14 PM (No. 346574)
Apologize for the second post but I saw a clip of DeWine making a speech with the usual usless gummint officials behind him and some lady waving her arms supposedly translating his speech into sign language...doesn't that dipso realize that probably every TV has closed captioning??? Reminds me of once a long time ago that some dip had a translator waving their arms and it was found out later they didn't know squat about sign language...
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Reply 17 - Posted by: fayebeck 3/14/2020 9:21:59 PM (No. 346592)
Something else for Hannity's list of outrages.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Venturer 3/14/2020 10:14:21 PM (No. 346607)
She pulled the nimbers out of her butt.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Shells 3/14/2020 10:22:53 PM (No. 346613)
I am, admittedly, math challenged. And I went to Catholic school for twelve years. When I ‘guestimated’ my math calculations I usually got whacked, hard, upside the head. Amy needs a Sr. Luke-sized punch in the face. Then fire her alarmist, bomb throwing arse.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: judy 3/15/2020 4:11:05 AM (No. 346719)
Tucker had her a guest, that tells you all you need to know.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: judy 3/15/2020 4:13:31 AM (No. 346720)
Tucker show is harder to watch than the WH news conferences with the so called media acting like children . It leaves me wanting to hide until 2021.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: doctorfixit 3/15/2020 8:58:00 AM (No. 346864)
I watched Tucker Carlson interview this moron and the moron Gov of Ohio and was stunned at how stupid these people are. If this is the "science" that liberals keep claiming, we are back to examining chicken guts to predict the future. This is the kind of "science" that government schools are producing. Shocking.
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