I can’t swear to it, obviously, but I’m pretty darn sure that every politician lies. They might or might not do it by commission—but they sure as hell do it by omission, avoidance, spinning, obfuscation, dancing around, etc. Some politicians’ lies are fairly innocuous, but others are downright dangerous. Ron DeSantis is a very dangerous liar indeed.
These are the CDC data:
The World Health Organization (WHO) has lost a bit of it credibility; nevertheless, this infographic does communicate the fact memorably:
And another of their infographics shows the importance of a comprehensive approach to prevention:
And this turned up just today: