Fr. Altman: Lesson of the Keys (Watch homily)August 24, 2020
Fr. Gerald E. Murray: Substitutes for ThoughtAugust 24, 2020
Data increasingly shows that these authoritarian lockdowns were an egregious policy error.
“I would shut it down; I would listen to the scientists,” said Joe Biden on Friday, when asked by ABC News whether he’d lock down the nation again if there’s a second wave.
But what if those scientists are dead wrong? What if nationwide lockdowns have done much more harm than good?
We remember the President Trump’s original directive from mid-March: “15 days to slow the spread.” So we dutifully, patriotically obliged. Soon thereafter, though, it became 45 days, and we began to wonder: And then what? Another month? And then another? …
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