…or, to be more precise, when you get the mild-mannered and polite Professor Glenn Reynolds to launch into a wonderful rant:
And all the “public health” people complaining about this can go fuck yourselves. You squandered all your moral authority rushing to line up in favor of the Black Lives Matter protests because you valued politics more than health. Now nobody will listen to you, because you’re a joke. If people die because you squandered your credibility, that’s your fault. You’re not disgraces to your profession, you’ve made your profession a disgrace.
Couldn’t have put it better myself. Our public health officials are either a bunch of timorous nannies, or else a bunch of ferocious control freaks. (And yes, I could have embraced the healing power of “and”, to use another Insty-phrase.)