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Thursday, March 26, 2020

In an interview with Insider, Garcetti pushed back against "premature optimism" in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, saying leaders who suggest we are on the verge of business as usual are putting lives at risk.

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"I can't say that strongly enough," the mayor said. Optimism, he said, has to be grounded in data. And right now the data is not good.

"Giving people false hope will crush their spirits and will kill more people," Garcetti said, adding it would change their actions by instilling a sense of normality at the most abnormal time in a generation.

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Garcetti sounds a lot like me talking to my Executive team and frankly my wife. I told her last night she will be lucky if she has a job to go back to and explained and it finally sank in just how bad this is beyond the illness and deaths.

#1 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2020-03-26 08:06 AM | Reply

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