COVID: What's the big deal?
January 13, 2021
By John H. Marble
Over the past few months this paper has printed numerous COVID letters and editorials, from all points of the compass. I suppose this simply reflects the generally scattered views of Americans, regardless of the topic. At the risk of using a politically charged word, it appears to me that we are, in fact, a rather diverse lot when it comes to what we believe and how we think.
Many of the recent letters about COVID have involved the use of statistics to support one particular view or another, or, conversely, to rake leaves on some other writer’s view. Generally, not to v...