National View: Media Giving Free Pass to Protests After Months of Lockdown Mania

The Duluth News Tribune cites CEI Senior Fellow Joel Zinberg:

“Public health,” America has learned, is more ideology than science.

Many of the officials who warned of dramatically dangerous consequences from porous coronavirus lockdowns were silent — if not supportive — when large protests began to be held in response to the death of George Floyd.

“Health risks that were intolerable,” the Competitive Enterprise Institute’s Joel Zinberg noted, became “manageable or immaterial in the service of a just cause.”

Even Politico acknowledged that “stay at home, steer clear of friends and extended family, and absolutely avoid large gatherings” shifted to “it’s time to get out of the house and join the mass protests against racism.”

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