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Ballinger is a COVID skeptic, recently touting a discredited article by an economist playing down the death rate. The article, retracted by Johns Hopkins after publications, has been getting wide circulation in the hoax megaphone of the right-wingers.

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Here’s Johns Hopkins explanation for why it retracted the article. “Dangerous inaccuracies,” for one thing.

 

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