First, we were told not to wear masks. Next, we were told to stay home. And then, an exception was made for anti-police protestors. With apologies to my colleague and friend Alex Tabarrok, is the Wuhan coronavirus an existential threat to humanity, or is the so-called “lockdown” the biggest government farce since the bogus pretext for the invasion of Iraq? Either way, the lamestream media, our elected officials, and our so-called public health “experts” have lost whatever little credibility they had in the first place. More below the fold:
Exhibit A: Memorial Day Pool Party in the Ozarks on 25 May (“bad” because of the coronavirus):
Exhibit B: Anti-Police Protest in Philadelphia a few days later (“good” in spite of the coronavirus):
File under: Lockdowns for me but not for thee.