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by Robby Soave
“Is It Time to End Outdoor Masking?” That was the question posed by Spencer Bokat-Lindell, a staff editor at The New York Times, in a recent opinion piece. Bokat-Lindell noted that journalists at Reason—as well as Slate, The New Republic, and The Atlantic—had expressed skepticism of government mandates requiring mask while outdoors, and decided to ask the experts to see what they thought.
“Is Mr. Soave right?” asked Bokat-Lindell. “Here’s what public health experts and journalists are saying.”
As it turns out, they largely agree that outdoor masking is useless.
Take it away, experts: