California Democrats have shown America what a one-party state fully unleashed can truly do.
1. Go bankrupt
2. Bankrupt the middle class
3. Abuse power
4. Fall behind the rest of the country in vaccinations. (That’s just what happens when you “believe in science”, unlike those backward hillbillies in West Virginia who are in first place.)
And if you want to understand how amazingly the one-party state is working, don’t. Just trust that the Democrat ruling class has your best interests at heart. Don’t ask to see the data that they’re using as a basis for keeping film shoots going while shutting down everyone else. The data would just confuse you.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom has from the start said his coronavirus policy decisions would be driven by data shared with the public to provide maximum transparency. But with the state starting to emerge from its worst surge, his administration won’t disclose key information that will help determine when his latest stay-at-home order is lifted.
Newsom finally learned a few tricks from New York’s Cuomo.
State health officials said they rely on a very complex set of measurements that would confuse and potentially mislead the public if they were made public.
There, there, taxpayers. No need to bother your pretty little heads over the data we’re using to destroy your lives. Just trust that we know what we’re doing. You believe in science. Right? Science is really complex. Too complex for you to understand. Just let our administrations who have the same level of qualification as “Dr. Jill Biden” figure this out for you. And trust us when we say that you’re non-essential, but Netflix productions are part of California’s critical infrastructure.
San Bernardino County spokesman David Wert said officials there aren’t aware of the models the state is using. “If they do exist, the county would find them helpful,” he said.
They’re secret. They have to be. But they’re “on display in the bottom of a locked filing cabinet stuck in a disused lavatory with a sign on the door saying ‘Beware of the Leopard.’”
These plans also explain why it’s okay for public officials to party at the French Laundry, but it’s not okay for you to leave the house.
California Health and Human Services Agency spokeswoman Kate Folmar said officials are committed to transparency, providing twice-weekly updates on whether regions can relax restrictions. But she said projected ICU capacity is based on multiple variables, including available beds and staffing that change regularly.
“These fluid, on-the-ground conditions cannot be boiled down to a single data point — and to do so would mislead and create greater uncertainty for Californians,” she said in a statement.
We wouldn’t want to mislead Californians.