Someday We'll Look Back On This Election And Laugh. Or Maybe Cry.

It's hard to know what lasting impact this election will have after spending so much time looking at it up close. The intense debates, jokes about Big Bird and binders full of women, and unending political Facebook posts may be fresh in our mind, but they won't be for long.

As face masks have become mandatory in many places to limit the spread of coronavirus, it's also become an increasingly politicized thing. As we know, anything that involves political polarization also involves vast amounts of misinformation and disinformation. Whose idea was the internet again?

No one I know loves wearing a mask. We all wish we didn't have to. But there are an awful lot of people saying they can't wear one, or they refuse to wear one because they've been led to believe that masks are somehow more dangerous than not wearing one. I've seen and read "information" on everything from masks depriving people of oxygen to masks causing CO2 build up to masks creating fungus problems.

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