(CNN)On Wednesday afternoon, CNN’s Anderson Cooper interviewed independent Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman. Seems innocent enough, right? Mayor of a major American city appears on cable TV to talk about the challenges of coronavirus and how local, state and federal government can work together to ensure re-opening the economy is safe for citizens. Normal stuff!Except well, not. In fact, the exact opposite of normal — as Goodman just, well, said stuff. Much of which as either a) untrue or b) deeply irresponsible. I went through the transcript and pulled out the lines you need to see. (And you can watch the full interview here.)1. “Well, no, they’ll come because they love, we’ve got major league sports here.”The question Anderson asked was whether people would come back to Vegas if the casinos stayed closed. “Love” is apparently a stronger draw than casinos, according to Goodman. And away we go!2. “I’d love everything open because I think we’ve had viruses for years that have been here.”Say it with me: The coronavirus isn’t like other viruses. It’s totally new to humans, meaning we have a) no herd immunity b) no effective treatment (yet) and c) no vaccine.3. “We’ve never closed down the United

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