Texas Gets it Wrong

Again I have to go to the foreign press to get a straight look at what is going on locally.  This is just getting started.  I see people around me who still think is is all a hoax of some sort.  Of course, they get this idea from right wing media, which has always had a strange aversion to scientific and mathematical truths, or perhaps just truths they don’t like in general.

‘We opened too quickly’: Texas becomes a model for inadequate Covid-19 response

State shuts down again after seven weeks with coronavirus cases skyrocketing, after ignoring inconvenient data and fighting party-political turf wars