It Looks Like Americans are Starting to Ignore Mask Mandates. Good.
September 1, 2021
We're still hearing a lot about "mask mandates" in COVID-19 era America, but my experiences (and those of acquaintances) over the last few days suggest that the supposed mandates have functionally become mere advisories.
In my opinion, that's a good thing. Generally speaking, we're all better off when personal health decisions are left to individuals than when government presumes to make those decisions for everyone.
Many Americans began voluntarily donning masks when "public health authorities" were still yelling at us not to, and drastically reducing our outings and interactions before go...