Morning Jolt: A Major Media Reversal on Covid Alarmism

On the menu today: After nearly two years of warning readers about how menacing and contagious Covid-19 is, The Atlantic magazine runs an essay declaring that Americans are testing themselves for the virus too much; the U.S. reaches more than 1 million new cases in a day, while many communities find tests in short supply; and there's a good chance that by the time the Biden administration gets all of those tests it ordered, the Omicron wave will have come and gone.

Oh, Now The Atlantic Decrees Americans Are Paranoid about Catching Covid

If you're worried about Covid-19, then there's an excellent chance that at least once over the past two years, either you've read an article or someone has sent you an article about the pandemic from The Atlantic magazine. Day after day, week after week, that publication offers at least one article or personal essay that warns you that, as bad as things may seem, they're actually much worse and will probably get even worse tomorrow, all with a headline perfectly calibrated to go viral, no pun intended, among the most Covid-concerned: "Georgia's Experiment in Human Sacrifice." "We Know ...

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A Major Media Reversal on Covid Alarmism

On the menu today: After nearly two years of warning readers about how menacing and contagious Covid-19 is, The Atlantic magazine runs an essay declaring that Americans are testing themselves for the virus too much; the U.S. reaches more than 1 million new cases in a day, while many communities find tests in short supply; and there's a good chance that by the time the Biden administration gets all of those tests it ordered, the Omicron wave will have come and gone.

Oh, Now The Atlantic Decrees Americans Are Paranoid about Catching Covid

If you're worried about Covid-19, then there's an excellent chance that at least once over the past two years, either you've read an article or someone has sent you an article about the pandemic from The Atlantic magazine. Day after day, week after week, that publication offers at least one article or personal essay that warns you that, as bad as things may seem, they're actually much worse and will probably get even worse tomorrow, all with a headline perfectly calibrated to go viral, no pun intended, among the most Covid-concerned: "Georgia's Experiment in Human Sacrifice." "We Know ...   READ MORE

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