Imagine if we had used even a fraction of the resources spent to lock down the entire population and focused on providing assistance and protection to the most vulnerable—the elderly and those with serious medical conditions. We could have protected these people and still had an economy to go back...
Experts such as Anthony Fauci are experts only in the narrow field of their expertise. They have almost no knowledge or expertise in other fields, including—apparently—the basics of how human societies function.
From medical practices to grocery shipments, governments are loosening restrictions in order to keep goods and services affordable. But if these restrictions are unnecessary now, why claim they are ever necessary?
Bureaucrats cannot conjure wealth from nothing. They only have what they extract from the private sector. Unfortunately, the bureaucrats are now starving the private sector of funding while making government budgets ever larger.
Many left-wing pundits and politicians are claiming that the Centers for Disease Control budget was "gutted" in recent years. But the CDC's budget is now higher than it was in the final years of the Obama administration.