The idea of fleeing to New Zealand to escape covid-19 is absolutely hilarious and demonstrates merely that billionaires are no less susceptible than the average person to being stampeded into mindless panic by the irresponsible mass media endlessly bombarding people with context-free scare stories. Even at the worst possible projection level, covid-19 will kill less than 0.5% of the population and those who die are those who are already frail and sick. So running off to one’s private mansion-cum-panic-room simply demonstrates one’s lack of intellectual capacity and consequent inability to perform adequate threat assessment. Let’s hope they don’t consume too much of the 1986 Lafite before realizing it was all a panic over nothing….

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