For the 1/100th time, the reason we show so many Cases, compared to other countries that haven’t done nearly as well as we have, is that our TESTING is much bigger and better. We have tested 40,000,000 people. If we did 20,000,000 instead, Cases would be half, etc. NOT REPORTED!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 9, 2020
Trump’s repeated falsehood that the United States is only seeing a spike in new infections because more testing is being carried out was met with anger.
Met with mirth was the president’s claim that he was trying to set the record straight “for the 1/100th time.”
Let's ignore your immediate dive into moron lake (1/100th?!)— Duncan Jones (@ManMadeMoon) July 9, 2020
...TESTING provides DATA. What you DO with that data is what separates protecting citizens from doing nothing.
How many people are DEAD?
How many have long-term health issues after catching the virus?
You're an idiot.
If the Federal government was actually taking measures to curb the virus, there would be fewer cases, no matter how high the testing.— Ashly Perez 🏳️🌈 (@itsashlyperez) July 9, 2020
Your argument: pic.twitter.com/DyjmQ6WMQM
it's not "1/100th," Einstein— Jeff Tiedrich (@itsJeffTiedrich) July 9, 2020
I know Trump is only 1/100th as good at math as a Kindergartener. But if we tested 40,000,000 people as Trump claims, it’s actually not true that if we did 20,000,000 tests the number of cases would drop in half. Not when there’s a higher percentage of tests coming back positive.— Eugene Gu, MD (@eugenegu) July 9, 2020
1/100th? This is one one-hundredth of a time? Does that meant the first time is 28,000 characters long and this is the first installment in a very long thread? Also, who is Cases?— Walter Shaub (@waltshaub) July 9, 2020
"1/100th" is the tweet of someone who didn't take his own SAT.— Kate Aurthur (@KateAurthur) July 9, 2020
I love when you do math!— Andy Cohen (@Andy) July 9, 2020
Not only is the president lying, he appears to not know how fractions work. https://t.co/9HmNEhrvPX— Robert Maguire (@RobertMaguire_) July 9, 2020
It's easier to just write "for the 0.01th time."— Brian Tyler Cohen (@briantylercohen) July 9, 2020
Can we amend the Constitution to require that, in addition to having attained the age of thirty-five years, presidents be able to understand fractions? https://t.co/NEgby0CmZq— George Conway (@gtconway3d) July 9, 2020
1. Nope. The number of tests coming back positive per every 100 tests keeps increasing. That means the epidemic is out of control. Changing the number of tests conducted has no effect.— Monty 🇺🇸Hamilton's Battery🇺🇸 Boa (@MontyBoa99) July 9, 2020
2. "For the 1/100th time"?? That's not even an integer.#DufusInChiefhttps://t.co/7q8qUjLTB9 pic.twitter.com/jRUs2taIDT
You are eleventy million percent bad at math.— The Hoarse Whisperer (@HoarseWisperer) July 9, 2020
Oh for Christ’s sake please don’t tweet this shit tweet 99 more times— James Felton (@JimMFelton) July 9, 2020
1/100th is less than one, you idiot.— JRehling (@JRehling) July 9, 2020
You are an incompetent blowhard, and those aren't even your worst qualities, you idiot.
Coronavirus cases are skyrocketing, you idiot. Your maskless indoor rallies and lack of leadership have helped spread it, you idiot. pic.twitter.com/hYBypQQEI4
That's .01 for those keeping score. Where's Joe Shapiro when you need him?— Jeffrey Wright (@jfreewright) July 9, 2020
The Math Department at Trump University was severely underfunded.— Trumpy Trumpy (parody) (@outofcontroljb) July 9, 2020
TOTAL IGNORANCE & DISHONESTY— MURRAY 🗽 (@murray_nyc) July 9, 2020
For the 1000th time, more testing does not automatically amount to the identification of more cases. The reason the USA has so many cases is because of significant community spread of the virus. It is shameful that Trump continues pushing this lie.
If a kid in the 5th grade wrote this tweet for a paper he would get an F for poor grammar.— Daniel Negreanu (@RealKidPoker) July 9, 2020
For the 1/100th time? What the fuck is this guy talking about. BAD GRAMMAR! BIGLY! pic.twitter.com/oV3mh6Gd6E
For the 1/100th time, not discovering cases doesn’t mean they don’t exist. Are you really that dumb? #TrumpPandemic— Republicans for Joe Biden (@RepsForBiden) July 9, 2020
Let's break this shitshow of a tweet down.— Holly Figueroa O'Reilly (@AynRandPaulRyan) July 9, 2020
1) 1/100th doesn't mean what you think it means.
2) Other countries are testing more and doing better.
3) Testing fewer people doesn't mean we have fewer cases. Just means we've found fewer cases.
4) You are fucking awful at math. pic.twitter.com/XaXRKI7kvi
No sweetie. Our infection rate is higher. Testing or no testing we have more hospitalizations and deaths than any country.— Chelsea Handler (@chelseahandler) July 9, 2020
Learn fractions you idiot.— Amy Siskind 🏳️🌈 (@Amy_Siskind) July 9, 2020
Then listen to the experts. Cases rise then hospitalizations rise and now deaths are rising. pic.twitter.com/QBcR7QtMKk
1/100th? ... if you say it 99 more times that will count as saying it once?— Mark Lawrence (@Mark__Lawrence) July 9, 2020
I am shocked to discover that a man who doesn’t know how fractions work also doesn’t understand what percentages are.— David Slack (@slack2thefuture) July 10, 2020
You're 1/100th the man Barack Obama is.— Patrick S. Tomlinson (@stealthygeek) July 9, 2020
If you were 1/100th of a President, we wouldn't be in this mess.— Tarek El-Messidi (@Elmessidi) July 10, 2020
Testing increased nationwide in the US by 7% over the past week.— ian bremmer (@ianbremmer) July 9, 2020
Covid cases rose by 24%.
“For the 1/100th time, the reason we show so many cases” is because we have the worst epidemic in the world. We dont have nearly enough tests. In many places it’s impossible to get tested. In some places, if you find a site that hasn’t run out, youll spend 5 hrs in line.— Mia Farrow (@MiaFarrow) July 9, 2020
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