The virus was real. I am fairly sure I had Omicron in late January.
The deaths were tragic.
The fear was criminally overblown.
There were far more humane ways to have handled this.
But no-o-o-o-o-o-o. The Powers That Be haaaaaaad to slam the brakes on society and brand anyone who raised even the mildest responsible objection as wanting to kill people.
Great article here by Michael Bryant.