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LISTEN: Masks Work, Mandates Do Not


“Even though masks work, getting millions of people to wear them, and wear them consistently and properly, is a far greater challenge,” --Steven Salzberg, Bio-Statistician at Johns Hopkins University

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A piece in the New York Times analyzed the divisiveness of masking to fight Covid-19 and all of it's mutations.

In the article, written by David Leonhardt, looks at mask mandates as cases rise once again in the United States. Evidence suggests large mask mandates did little to help curb the case load, yet masks themselves do work.

Jack Armstrong and Joe Getty react to the writing in The New York Times. The guys say it was always ridiculous, considering how often masks are around chins, taken off to eat, and more.

Listen to the latest Armstrong & Getty Select Cuts podcast below...