Pandemics and Politics

As we all work to figure out which way is up and what to believe in the crazy world of March 2020, I would like to offer a framework that can be used to help make sense of some of it.

Here is both the starting and finishing point — you and I will never get to the Truth of what the COVID-19/Wuhan/novel Corona virus panic/pandemic is all about. Taking a thoughtful journey through the maze, though, can help you gain useful insights — it is worth the trip.

Infectious disease pandemics is an unknown world for most people. So, as with any journey into the unknown, it is…