“Americans don’t react well to that kind of prohibition,” she says, correctly.
COVID: As cases continue to rise, Dr. Birx says she wishes the US had treated the pandemic more like Italy with a complete lockdown to prevent the spread.
— CNN Newsource (@CNNNewsource) August 17, 2020
It’s true, we’re more resistant than other countries to infringements on liberty. Sometimes that’s understandable, as in the case of centralized quarantine, and sometimes it isn’t, as in the case of mask mandates. We’re paying the price.