Two Thanksgivings after the super-hyped omicron COVID-19 variant hardly killed anyone, the Mainstream Infotainment Complex is doing what little it can to drum up more concern over a virus that’s mellowed more than, say, a certain PJ Media columnist following a large dinner and a larger brandy.
I don’t even know what variant we’re on any longer, nor do I care. And I’m not alone, despite the media’s best bad intentions.
The Chicago Sun-Times warned on Sunday that COVID hospitalizations are up a big 17% over the last week, but the story neglects to mention one vital detail: A 17% increase over what? If the number were a great big scary one, I imagine they might have published it.
This Times of India story about how the U.S. faces a “COVID winter wave and hospitalization” is adorned with photos of sick (but attractive!) young women, even though the virus typically hits the oldest the hardest. But that Karen-panic isn’t going to monger itself, comrades.
Marin County, Calif., which might enjoy one of the worst common-sense-to-money ratios in the entire nation, just reinstated mask mandates through the winter.
And perhaps most (in)famously, former Star Trek…
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