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Good morning. We look at the debate over coronavirus absolutism.
continue to scream at joggers, walkers and cyclists who are not wearing masks. The University of California, Berkeley, this week banned outdoor exercise by on-campus students, masked or not, saying, “The risk is real.” The University of Massachusetts Amherst has banned outdoor walks. It encouraged students to get exercise by “accessing food and participating in twice-weekly Covid testing.”
“hygiene theater,” as Derek Thompson of The Atlantic described it: The New York City subway system closes every night, for example, so …