The Growing Rage of the Informed

Note that views expressed in this opinion article are the writer’s personal views and not necessarily those of TrialSite.

In a New York Times Op-Ed article published this week; well-respected economist Paul Krugman pens what he terms the 'Quiet Rage of the Responsible'. His rage, just like that of many progressives in the media is neither quiet nor based on facts and succumbs to some breakdowns in logic that a man of his stature and training should know better than to commit.

We all want COVID-19 to end, and for many, the summer months and the promise of widely available, effective, and safe vaccines was the light at the end of the tunnel we had been waiting for. Progressives (in particular) rushed to get inoculated at the first available opportunity. Many of them posting images of the happy event on social media with statements such as: "Fully vaxxed – who wants to hang out?" What has become increasingly obvious as the summer has progressed is that the hope of a return to normalcy is sliding rapidly away, just about as fast as Dr. Anthony Fauci's faltering credibility.

So why the rage?

Americans are a stubborn bunch, and it should not be a surprise that many people wo...

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