Better than a thermometer
“If this economy tanks, there are no hospitals. There are no ventilators, there are no vaccines, there are no doctors, nobody’s working.” — Mark Levin.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.
“If it saves one life, it will be worth any price.”
To which Wall Street Journal columnist Holmen Jenkins Jr. says Balderdash! and Poppycock!
He quotes a UCLA medical professional to say, “The … shutdowns and school closures will temporarily slow the virus’ spread, but when they’re lifted, we will essentially emerge right back where we started. And, by the way, no matter what, our hospitals will still be overwhelmed.” Jenkins concludes:
Far from certain is whether cooping people up at home hasn’t just aided the virus to find its most vulnerable victims. Our nagging of young people may be exactly wrong according to immunologists who see only one endgame: mass exposure and mass immunity to reduce the virus to a recurrent nuisance.
• My car is getting three weeks to the gallon.
• A “gentlemen’s club” in Texas says it is “Clothed until April 30.”
• Are you allowed to touch your wife and girlfriend’s face, or should you keep them six feet apart?
• Anyone still think open borders is a good idea?