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The public is troublingly tolerant of bad Covid response

Hey folks. The impressive pace of mRNA vaccine development helped spark a December burst of what Noah Smith called “techno-optimism” in a post where he grouped me in with the techno-optimists.

I’ve been thinking a lot about what I agree and disagree with in that characterization. And I guess the sentiment I would affiliate myself with is more what I mig…

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