Study After Study Confirms Masks Don't Work
The evidence base continues to grow
At this point, it’s no longer news that The Experts™ have lied to the public about masks.
It’s been proven time and time again that masks and the mandates enacted by terrified politicians do not work.
And yet, the inaccuracies spread by “experts” and their allies in the media have permanently taken hold for a significant portion of the population.
For example, Taylor Lorenz, Washington Post writer and excellent avatar for the modern (young? middle aged?) urban progressive, remains committed to following their ideology no matter the evidence. She’s continually provided an example of how far down the rabbit hole susceptible people have gone:
At its heart, the debate around masks revolves around ideology.
For years, “experts” decried the importance of masking, quite literally laughing at suggestions that they would make a significant difference:
Ideology and groupthink has become so important and pervasive among “experts” that they easily abandoned their previously stated positions in order to conform to what’s expected of them politically.
When there was no pressure or tribalism connected to behavioral interventions, “experts” were honest about masking.
Now it’s consistently been the opposite. And additional research confirms their pre-tribalism assertions were correct. Far from “The Science,” changing, their post-COVID actions can be explained by political signaling and lying to suit their needs.