Georgia's and California's different COVID approaches yield unexpected outcomes

In some ways, it's unfair to compare California and Georgia, for they are remarkably different.  California's population is 39,512,223 with an average population density of 253.6 per square mile; Georgia's population is 10,617,423 with an average population density of 165 per square mile.  California's largest city, Los Angeles, has 3,990,456 people; Georgia's largest city, Atlanta, has 523,738 people.  Nevertheless, because I haven't forgotten April 21, when Dana Milbank, of the Washington Post, promised us that "Georgia leads the race to become America's No. 1 Death Destination," the two states deserve to be compared. The occasion for Milbank's article was Governor Brian Kemp's decision to re-open his state in the last third of April.  For that sin, Milbank essentially consigned Kemp to the lowest circle of Hell: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp is proposing to offer a new nonstop service...(Read Full Post)
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