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No amnesty for pandemic fanaticism

5 November 2022

2:30 PM

5 November 2022

2:30 PM

A more honest headline for The Atlantic’s recent demand for amnesty over the pandemic response would have been: ‘Sorry, not Sorry.’

The sarcasm best represents the article’s smug sentiment.

‘We should’ just sweep the rubber bullets, totalitarianism, job or jab mandates, medical apartheid, militarisation of the police, mass psychosis, and government overreach, under the carpet – author and economics professor Emily Oster inferred.

Defending ‘pandemic choices’, Oster wrote:

‘In the face of so much uncertainty, getting something right had a hefty element of luck.

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