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Sun Sep 13, 2020, 07:17 PM

Downplaying COVID-19 a national pastime in Turkmenistan

Sure, America has more than its share of world-class COVID-19 deniers, from Morgantown bar-hoppers to Lake of the Ozarks pool partiers and those attending rallies for motorcyclists and presidential candidates.

But compared to Turkmenistan, a country best known for having a guy in charge thatís even quirkier than our own, pandemic deniers in the USA are a bunch of mask-wearing, Maddow-quoting, stay-at-home snowflakes.

A single COVID-19 case has yet to officially occur in Turkmenistan, which shares a common border with Iran, one of nations hardest hit by the coronavirus in the region. Turkmenistan also boasts an official HIV/AIDS infection rate of zero.

The reason for such a remarkably low infectious disease rate? Turkmenistanís president, Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov, a dentist-turned-dictator who does a lot more than play golf and watch TV during his down time.

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Sun Sep 13, 2020, 07:23 PM

1. Same as here in Dumfukistan,

Talibamastan and Redneckistan.

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