The Experts™ Are Failing Everywhere
The Keepers of The Science™ Keep Getting It Wrong
The Experts™ are failing.
Their commitment to failure would be almost admirable in its consistency, if it didn’t have such disastrous consequences.
It’s been an endless series of mandated mistakes, from “15 Days to Slow the Spread,” which was inevitably doomed to uselessness, to general lockdowns, curfews, capacity restrictions, school closures, closing beaches and playgrounds, mask requirements, masking two year olds, ignoring natural immunity, to now perhaps the most disgraceful and unacceptable of all “interventions,” vaccine passports.
Experts have rapidly pivoted from one “public health measure” to another as the key to controlling COVID and ending the pandemic. Unsurprisingly, none of them have worked.
Given their determination to avoid admitting their overwhelming failure, it’s not especially surprising that the latest interventions are being promoted relentlessly, despite their obvious inability to “control” the spread of COVID.
What’s truly remarkable about the inability of experts and politicians to accept reality is how deliberate their willful ignorance is — the data is easily accessible and incontrovertible, yet widely disregarded.
It’s also an impressively coordinated international effort — experts and politicians across the world have made provably false statements and appear repeatedly confused as their mandates and suggestions fail.
Instead of learning from their mistakes, accepting reality and committing to moving on from the pandemic, states and countries are doubling and tripling down harder on measures that have already proven useless, in a determined effort to prolong the pointless “mitigations” and maintain their unearned sense of superiority.
Examining the incredible, consistent, worldwide effort to avoid discussing examples that disprove their relentless pursuit of control provides some useful conclusions.
While it’s easy to detail the incessant failure of the greater expert class during COVID, it’s nice to be reminded occasionally that there are a few legitimate, credentialed people with the bravery and intelligence to speak out against pandemic mandates.
One such example comes from Dr. Raghib Ali in the UK:
UnHerd @unherdDo mask mandates significantly reduce Covid cases? No, says @drraghibali. On UnHerdTV, the doctor explains that Wales and Scotland implemented mandates, which had little effect. Don't miss 👇 https://t.co/FYTApkY99I https://t.co/xwehYPmnbB
Dr. Ali is a Senior Clinic Research Associate in the MRC Epidemiology Unit at Cambridge University and a consultant at Oxford. It’s hard to be more credentialed than that.
And impressively, despite those credentials, he was willing to admit the obvious with regards to the UK; there is no data suggesting that mask mandates or vaccine passports would have made a significant difference with regards to case numbers in the UK.
It’s gratifying to have someone with the acceptable experience and background acknowledge that relevant comparisons across countries does not show a significant impact from these measures, a concept immediately dismissed by most media outlets and keepers of The Science™ unless they can find a comparison that seems to support their desires.
To Dr. Ali’s point, here is the curve of new cases in the UK: