Dozens of studies have since shown little to no correlation between lockdown stringency and containing the spread of COVID-19.
Despite all this cause for optimism, another malady continues to plague too many of our peers: unjustified fear and hysteria.
I'm a regular and vociferous critic of the Biden administration and progressive policy more broadly. But that criticism should always be fact-based, and many conservatives, myself among them, recently promoted an attack against Harris that has proven objectively false.
Nobel prize-winning economist Milton Friedman famously quipped that there's no such thing as a free lunch. Someone should let President Biden in on this bit of wisdom.
Two tragic mass shootings in the last week, first in Atlanta, Georgia then in Boulder, Colorado, have shocked the nation—and forced us into our familiar partisan camps in the same debate over gun control.
We now know that lockdowns and pandemic restrictions have more than just severe economic repercussions; they've led to very real and often deadly second- and third-order unintended consequences that jeopardize public health and constitute an emergency in their own right.
Good intentions don't change the fact that, if successful, the Fight for $15's biggest casualty would be the marginalized workers its champions are supposed to care about.