COVID Lockdowns no longer called ‘lockdowns’: ‘Dimmer switch’, ’emergency brake’, ‘freeze’, ‘retightening’, ‘disruptions’ & ‘pause’ make debut as politicians avoid word ‘lockdown’
It's not shutdown, it's a "dimmer switch" on your lives! Biden COVID-19 Advisory Board member Dr. Celine Gounder: "Think of it like a dimmer switch, whereas before we had an on and off light switch. So, we can dial up and dial down in a much more granular fashion."
— Marc Morano (@ClimateDepot) November 16, 2020
Gyms and fitness organizations will be closed’ during ‘freeze’ – “Governor Kate Brown announced a statewide two-week freeze, and implemented new measures to limit group activities in an effort to slow the spread of coronavirus. According to the governor’s office, the two-week freeze measures will be in effect from November 18 through December 2 for the entire state. In Multnomah County, however, the freeze will last until December 16.”
BREAKING: I’m signing an Executive Order RETIGHTENING restrictions on gatherings to help stop the spread of #COVID19.
👥Indoor gatherings are limited to a MAXIMUM of 10 people
Effective Nov 23rd:
👥Outdoor gatherings are limited to a MAXIMUM of 150 people
— Governor Phil Murphy (@GovMurphy) November 16, 2020
Minnesota is issuing a COVID ‘pause to save lives’ – November 19, 2020
In Minnesota, you now face 90 days in jail or a $1000 fine if you socialize (speak or hang out with) someone who does not live in your home.
Whether inside your home or anywhere else, including outdoors.
If you "threaten to do so anyway", you face a $25,000 fine. pic.twitter.com/aVKzduFOGj
— Spike Cohen (@RealSpikeCohen) November 19, 2020
‘Fire break’ in UK
‘Circuit Breaker’ in UK
The Washington Times called CFACT’s Climate Depot, the website Marc Morano manages, “an astute website which tracks climate, political and culture-related aberrations around the world.” – November 17, 2020
‘LOCKDOWN’ HAS BEEN BANISHED: “COVID-19 lockdowns are no longer called lockdowns,” points out Marc Morano, founder of the ClimateDepot.com — an astute website which tracks climate, political and culture-related aberrations around the world.
“Lockdown advocates are all in on not saying the word ‘lockdown,’” says Mr. Morano, who is now collecting a whole lexicon of replacements now favored by Democratic politicians and advisers who hope to retool the image of the very unpopular lockdowns imposed during the coronavirus pandemic.The new words are (drum roll please): “Dimmer switch,” “emergency brake,” “freeze” and “retightening.”
Listen: Jennifer Harper of the Washington Times on Climate Depot’s analysis of new phrases for lockdowns: – November 21, 2020 – Harper: Climate Depot is “a very smart site that tracks all the climate hijinks that people do and all the political and cultural aberrations.”