In the end, it is the face mask that is the clearest symbol of America's divide

There have been several great columns on the debate over mask-wearing in public.  Scott McKay at the American Spectator explains why the mask is essentially useless: the mask is not an adequate defense against the COVID-19 virus, gang.  The virus checks in at somewhere between 0.06 and 0.14 microns, meaning it's too small for any commercially available mask to effectively filter it out.  The pores on an N95 mask, which are the best masks you're reasonably going to find, and the vast, vast majority of you are going to have not N95 masks, but rather cloth masks, which perform far less well, are 0.3 microns."  Over at Powerline, John Hinderaker writes about how "wearing face masks has become a cultural divide[.] ... On the left, mask wearing has become a basic marker of good citizenship, no matter how silly it may be[.]" Then on Tuesday at the Federalist, David Marcus astutely observed that the mask has become...(Read Full Post)
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