DeAnna Lorraine, who once ran for Congress against Nancy Pelosi, thinks that by being 'asymptomatic' you do not have coronavirus.
As if this needs to be said: it doesn't mean that at all, it means you don't have symptoms.
But sadly this is something that an actual politician has said in the middle of a pandemic...
Lorraine, who has been retweeted by Donald Trump in recent weeks in unsurprisingly not convinced that Covid-19 is a real thing or a deadly virus that has killed more than 297,000 people worldwide.
Here is a sample of some of her most recent tweets
In one of the latest episodes of her podcast, Lorraine stated some interesting thoughts on coronavirus, namely what she interprets 'asymptomatic' as meaning.
Before we go into what she said this is the literal dictionary definition of what 'asymptomatic' means:
1. (of a disease or other medical condition) presenting no symptoms or evidence of illness or abnormality.
2. (of a person with a disease or other medical condition) experiencing no symptoms or evidence of illness or abnormality.
Now, this is what Lorraine had to say about being 'asymptomatic.'
By the way, an asymptomatic carrier is basically just a codename for 'you don't have it.'
You don't freaking have it. OK? It's not showing up in your system, it doesn't show up in a test. You don't have the coronavirus.
But saying that people are asymptomatic is just a way for them to test everybody and track and surveillance everyone.
Lorraine then goes on to claim that taking contact and tracing is a 'violation of our privacy,' that it is unconstitutional and that the HR-6666 bill has 'symbolism,' which we can't deny. That's actually pretty funny.
Needless to say people were pretty astonished by what they heard from Lorraine in this short clip.
At the time of writing more than 1.4 million people in the Untied States have been confirmed as having coronavirus, which has lead to a reported 84,763 deaths.