Or once again for the cheap seats . . .
PANDEMIC SLAP FIGHTING PERSISTS IN THE HEARTLAND!!!
We don't claim to understand the science but the political gamesmanship will undoubtedly worsen as the midterms get closer.
One example out of many involves KU Med doctors rebuking the Missouri Attorney General. Here's the word . . .
Some had criticized Schmitt’s action after Friday, pointing out that the district his children attend wasn’t among the districts sued. But, that district is among those added today.
“As we’ve made clear from the beginning, the power to make health decisions for their children should be in the hands of parents, not bureaucrats,” Schmitt said in a news release today.
Many believe the lawsuits are politically motivated. Schmitt has announced a run for US Senate later this year.
The retort . . .
“I think it’s the Missouri Attorney General again playing politics,” said Dr. Steve Stites with the University of Kansas Health System.
“Do they have the training to critically review studies, to critically analyze data, understand all the caveats associated with that?” asks Dr. Dana Hawkinson with the University of Kansas Health System. “I'm not sure there are many agencies in the United States that are epidemiologists, or physicians, or trained PhDs in those certain statistics and numbers.”
This is the most high profile fight but disputes like this one have created serious divisions about public health messaging across the nation.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news links . . .
MO AG Eric Schmitt sues 9 more school districts, but some question his scientific analysis and motivation
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- Monday afternoon, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed lawsuits against nine more school districts over their mask mandates. These are in addition to the 36 districts he sued last week. Some had criticized Schmitt's action after Friday, pointing out that the district his children attend wasn't among the districts sued.
Local lawsuit dispute on the Kansas side of the metro . . .
OLATHE, Kan. - Free speech or a personal attack? That question is headed to court following public comment during Olathe Public Schools' January board meeting. Jennifer Gilmore, who ran and narrowly lost her race to the school board last year, has filed a lawsuit against members of the district.
Finally, another look at local numbers . . .
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