Today’s read is a nominee for the most “Right On” column of 2020. It’s from Michael Fumento, a contributing writer for the website justthenews.com. Fumento essentially states the public was taken for a ride when it came to the coronavirus. We were all supposed to just buy what the so-called medical experts were selling. Here’s a brief excerpt from his column followed by a link to the rest including an important list:
Time and again throughout the coronavirus pandemic you’ve heard it. As public health authorities and state and local elected officials blanketed the nation with restrictions on public mobility and assembly, work and worship, they waved aside doubts and objections with the assurance that they were simply following the “data and the science”; this as if data are always complete, reliable, transparent and unambiguous, and scientific opinion is always monolithic, settled, and immune to challenge.
In reality, “the data and the science” pertaining to the new coronavirus have been partial, often ambiguous, sometimes arbitrary and misleading, even fraudulent — and continually shifting.
Here are 10 things the public health establishment got wrong.