Editorial: The ‘hands-off’ party is ordering schools and businesses to risk lives in the pandemic

Published by
St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Republican politicians once defended a “hands-off” approach to local government and entrepreneurship. Local governmental units like school boards knew how best to educate and protect local kids without meddling from distant capitals, went the thinking, just as private businesses knew best how to make their own workplace policies. That’s apparently out the window with today’s GOP in places like Missouri, where Attorney General Eric Schmitt is suing school districts to prohibit mask mandates, and Texas, where Gov. Greg Abbott has decreed that businesses may not impose vaccination requirements on…

Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *