A British journalist has been targeted by an angry online mob after pointing out that only a relatively small amount of healthy people have died from COVID, and suggesting that the complete destruction of our way of life is not an adequate response.
Talkradio host Julia Hartley-Brewer used the National Health Service’s own statistics to point out that “Just 377 healthy people under 60 have died of Covid.”
“That’s not a typo. There are no zeros missing,” Hartley-Brewer noted urging that while it is sad, it shouldn’t justify the shutdown of the economy and the house arrest of the entire country.
She further noted that pointing this out doesn’t mean she is saying “to hell with the old and sick”.
Some people just will not hear it, however, raging that Hartley-Brewer is a despicable human being:
The radio host refused to back down, noting that she had become a target of the “lockdown fanatic rainbow crowd”:
Others noted that some people are refusing to accept the horrible reality unfolding infront of their eyes: