Lie of the Day: This is Not a Pandemic

by Mike ‘Mish’ Shedlock
Mish Talk

A regional governor in Italy issued a reassuring lie today.

Business Insider reports Photos show what Italy is like under lockdown as the country becomes Europe’s epicenter of the coronavirus.

The lead image is from that article.

Venice is “taking precautionary measures — this is not a pandemic. We decided to ban all events for a week especially to protect older citizens, but businesses are working as usual,” said regional Governor Luca Zaia in an interview.

Meanwhile, in Milan, all work activity has come to a halt with blockades preventing travel in and out of the area.

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