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Voters in New Mexico are being sent multiple absentee ballots
Charlie Kirk via Twitter
Hydroxychloroquine does not kill people with respiratory ailments
Bill Mitchell via Twitter
Are Muslims flouting the lockdown in Delhi?
Roop Darak via Twitter
Children are not dying of COVID-19
Ben Shapiro via Twitter
Does most of the country want to open it all up and see what happens?
Kumail Nanjiani via Twitter
“Well run states should not bail out poorly run states”
Donald Trump via Twitter
States are over-reporting Covid-19 deaths to get more money
Erica Pettinaro says states are “fluffing” their numbers because they have a perverse incentive: “The more deaths and cases that you have, the more federal funding you get.”
“Protests spread, fueled by economic woes and Internet subcultures,”Washington Post, May 1, 2020
Migrant worker in Singapore commits suicide
A video circulated on Facebook, YouTube and WhatsApp shows a dead Bangladeshi migrant hanging in a stairwell in Tuas Dormitory, Singapore, in protest of the living conditions of foreign workers, who have been the source of a recent spike in COVID-19 cases in the country.
Video posted by Barishaillamonuo on Facebook (Original video taken down from Facebook and YouTube)
Mail-in ballots are not a legitimate form of voting
“You lick an envelope and mail in a ballot, there’s all kinds of evidence that would suggest that there would be ballots lost, and because you’ve taken out the bipartisan oversight at the basic community level, you lose a degree of almost guaranteed legitimacy.”
Former Ohio elections chief Ken Blackwell on why Ohio’s mail-in primary will not set the precedent for the November election, in “Joe Biden wins Ohio’s mail-in primary delayed by coronavirus” (Associated Press)
Tajikistan is coronavirus-free
The government of Tajikistan insists no outbreaks of COVID-19 have been detected in the population. President Emomali Rahman even suggested people were likely immune to the virus because they keep their homes clean.