It admits all the reasons Covid made everyone so furious. Except the most important one. So close, yet so far.

The New York Times was almost honest about Covid yesterday.

The key word being almost.

March is the season for Covid remembrances. On Sunday the Times ran a honker. Three reporters, 2,100 words. When I worked there, the Times internally called this kind of article an “All Known Thought” piece. Maybe it still does, I don’t know.

The piece’s headline was “How a Pandemic Malaise Is Shaping American Politics.” Its thesis was that although no one talks about Covid anymore, everyone is still furious:

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