by Karl Denninger
Japan never locked down. Nor did they ever impose a mask mandate (there is no legal authority to do it.) They’ve recorded 95,138 cases and 1,694 deaths across a population of 126 million people.
We know a few things about Japan; first and foremost, they’re an incredibly hygienic population by “Western” standards, and miles ahead of any of the “turd world” nations. Bidets are common in Japanese homes. There has been a significant “second wave” of cases in Japan starting early July, mirroring what we are seeing in other temperature climates worldwide.
But — while there has been some death it’s remarkably small.