This helps explain things.
Surprise, surprise! Pride will not allow, for anyone who has swallowed the 'Kool-Aid', to admit that they got it wrong, No sir! Not on my watch!. So, let us do a little 'fudging of numbers' and classification of 'positive virus' distortions. Bingo! We have got them panicking again, time to re-utilize measures of control. Just like 'puppets on a string".