Apparently the graphs to show a decline in virus cases and deaths was created by reversing dates.
People rely on data published by authorities to discern the risks. Fudging numbers to open up a state is criminal. Spokespeople said it was unintentional. Really? Apparently, according to AJC (linked in the LA Times article) It happened earlier also.
I know the economy is important. Yet this push by the Republicans to open and accept the casualties to be for the greater good is puzzling. A few thousand more deaths for economic reasons is ok now, but heaven forbid the demise of a fertilized egg for a single mom or low income families because of economic distress. Consider that unwanted children are also not in the interest of society’s greater good.