Morning Jolt: Ditch the ‘Doom’: It’s Time for Optimism about a COVID Recovery

The quarterback is injured. Disaster struck, and now the back-up is injured too. Enter the plucky third-stringer. On the menu today: fearmongering masquerading as wonkish COVID policy, the confession of Sidney Powell,  and Democrats’ finally stopping their steal attempt in Iowa’s second congressional district.

Wonkish Fearmongering

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the Biden administration, has an odd message for Americans at an odd time. As of Monday, case and hospitalization numbers have seen small bumps over the last week or so. The seven-day average for deaths, too, has seen a slight uptick of around 3 percent. This prompted Dr. Walensky to express her pessimism at a recent press conference:

I’m going to pause here, I’m going to lose the script, and I’m going to reflect on the ...

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Ditch the 'Doom': It's Time for Optimism about a COVID Recovery

The quarterback is injured. Disaster struck, and now the back-up is injured too. Enter the plucky third-stringer. On the menu today: fearmongering masquerading as wonkish COVID policy, the confession of Sidney Powell,  and Democrats’ finally stopping their steal attempt in Iowa’s second congressional district.

Wonkish Fearmongering

Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for the Biden administration, has an odd message for Americans at an odd time. As of Monday, case and hospitalization numbers have seen small bumps over the last week or so. The seven-day average for deaths, too, has seen a slight uptick of around 3 percent. This prompted Dr. Walensky to express her pessimism at a recent press conference:

I’m going to pause here, I’m going to lose the script, and I’m going to reflect on the ...   READ MORE

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