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Fact-Checking Fauci

Do lockdowns work?

August 11th, 2020 6:05 PM

By Jim Bowman

Writer

 

There are several immediate problems with Fauci's arguments, including the fact that COVID cases are showing clear signs of a summer resurgence in the same European countries that allegedly tamed the virus through harsh lockdowns in the spring.

 

It didn't work? Sure enough . . . 

The American news media . . . seized on Fauci's narrative, and used it to call for renewed lockdowns. The New York Times and The Washington Post both editorialized in favor of a second stricter wave of nationwide lockdowns lasting until October – this despite there being no clear evidence that lockdowns actually work at taming the virus.

 

When will they ever learn? When will they ever learn? (Apologies to P. Seeger)

Contact:
Email: jimbowman7@aol.com Twitter: @BlitheSp

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