Today. David Leonhardt of the New York Times admits to something we’ve known for a very long time: mask mandates don’t work! Of course, he goes on trying to split the different implying that masks work but mandates don’t - a common refrain. The old adage -
Indeed, as I noted in my own piece, entitled, "Masks and Me: How Did We Get Here?", (https://libertarianinstitute.org/articles/masks-and-me-how-did-we-get-here/ ) history has not been kind to the cult of mask. No doubt, people will recognize some of the pictures in that piece, dating back to 1918! Simply put, if masking "worked" there should be a plethora of published data, including RCTs, showing it. Instead, all we have are half-assed proxy tests and the (all-too-common) poorly-designed pseudo-experiments, A.K.A., propaganda pieces, from the CDC.
Great research. Thanks, Justin.
"Certainly the teachers are the ones to help to a more reasonable frame of mind."
Well, I gave it my best to help to a more reasonable frame of mind at my school during Covid, 100 years after Miss Regan did so for her colleagues and students during the Spanish Flu. I lost my job over it, though; I wonder how Miss Regan made out....
I blame Trump for mask hesitancy in 1918.
good stuff... can someone post the key passages and claims of the NYT article. It is against my principles to click on NYT but you have done so I would appreciate more color... thanks
Referencing this NIH document might add to your post here. Co-authored by FlipflopfraudFauci™️ no less.