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Sun Mar 29, 2020, 07:46 PM

Marco Rubio Accuses Media of 'Glee and Delight' That US Has Passed China in Coronavirus Cases

Florida Senator Marco Rubio had a heated exchange with the media on Sunday after he criticized news outlets for their coverage of the coronavirus, specifically the recent news that the United States has passed China as the country with the most confirmed cases of the disease.

The U.S. passed Italy and China in the confirmed case count on Friday, with a current total on Johns Hopkins’ COVID-19 tracking survey of 136,800 compared to 97,689 in Italy and 82,122 in China. Rubio said on Twitter that “some in our media can’t contain their glee & delight” as they reported this news, suggesting without providing evidence that China may be withholding positive cases in official surveys.

“We have NO IDEA how many cases China really has but without any doubt its significantly more than why [sic] they admit to,” he tweeted.

However, medical officials have warned that the true number of coronavirus cases in many countries is not reflected in official counts simply because not enough tests have been performed to account for people who may be carrying the disease but are not displaying symptoms. This includes the U.S., where testing was minimal during the early stages of the pandemic and continues to be sporadic.

Rubio continues to push for the U.S. to adopt a hardline stance against the Asian country. As the coronavirus pandemic has deepened, he has accused President Xi Jinping of covering up the disease’s spread and even accusing China of holding undue influence over the World Health Organization (WHO).

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/marco-rubio-accuses-media-glee-215854462.html

Long time since we heard from little Marco.

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Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Mar 29 OP
Bluethroughu Mar 29 #1
CanonRay Mar 29 #2
DonaldsRump Mar 29 #3
Doodley Mar 29 #4
WyattKansas Mar 29 #5
gratuitous Mar 29 #6
Pillow talk Mar 29 #7
dalton99a Mar 29 #8
HotTeaBag Mar 29 #9
Skittles Mar 29 #10
Phoenix61 Mar 29 #11
RestoreAmerica2020 Mar 29 #12
Turbineguy Mar 29 #13

Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Mar 29, 2020, 07:50 PM

1. Blame yourself marco

He should have been on fox snooze screaming about what could happen. Did he say anything, or just do the republican flu talking points...no big deal?

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Mar 29, 2020, 07:50 PM

2. More like shock and disgust

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Mar 29, 2020, 07:51 PM

3. We take no "glee and delight"

that the acts and omissions of your Dear Leader has resulted and will result in the deaths of countless number of our fellow Americans. You, Mr. Rubio, are 100% complicit in that.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Mar 29, 2020, 07:52 PM

4. Blame the media, make up facts and have no answers of your own. What's the point of him?

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Mar 29, 2020, 07:58 PM

5. Shoot the messenger

Way to go Marco!

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Mar 29, 2020, 08:01 PM

6. Sure thing, Marco

By the way, you voted to keep this incompetent nitwit in office.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Mar 29, 2020, 08:03 PM

7. rubio does reflection as do all folks that don't understand societal needs vs wants.

 

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Mar 29, 2020, 08:05 PM

8. Watch the numbers for Florida, asshole

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Mar 29, 2020, 08:05 PM

9. Please don't kill me, but he's right.

Not us - we don't delight in any of this, and neither do the individuals on air that have to report this horror day in and day out.

But you better believe the C-Suite executives of the major media outlets are thrilled - just as they were when Trump won.

Much more money to be made on tragedy than good news.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Mar 29, 2020, 08:09 PM

10. FUCK YOU MARCO

we have no idea about the real numbers in AMERICA thanks to you fucking REPUKES

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Mar 29, 2020, 08:17 PM

11. Keep pushing that bs about it's all China's

fault. Keep people from asking why you weren’t pushing to stop spring break before it ever happened.

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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sun Mar 29, 2020, 08:40 PM

13. They are just giving credit

where credit is due.

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