So it turns out there are, in fact, stupid questions as The Kansas City Star continues to search for a new low.
Check the sophomoric money line that probably wouldn't make it in the city college paper . . .
"Why they have at every turn made it harder for us to end this pandemic will be studied for some time. If they stay on the path they’re on, some future Timothy Snyder will publish “Injecting Bleach and Bathing in Borax: How ‘Freedom’ Prolonged a Pandemic and Hastened the Demise of American Democracy.”
"But that’s not how it has to go. Republican radicals — no way does what they’re doing qualify as “conservative” — can change course again. They can stop abetting the contagion."
Our biggest concern . . .
Kansas City's almost daily newspaper continues to make a dangerous and un-American argument . . .
Freedom = COVID.
Again, to this twisted line of reasoning we can only offer our own question . . .
There are many effective arguments against Republicans (along with Democratic party loyalists) regarding their approach to the pandemic.
There's also a desperate hope that Americans can see past partisan rhetoric, do what's best for their health AND THEN vote for whoever they want.
Nevertheless . . .
As far as "politicizing the pandemic" goes . . . The Kansas City Star and their editorial team have helped to turn public health discussion into a dangerous ideological purity test to the detriment of their last remaining readers.
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