WATCH: The left continues pushing the political narrative that reopening caused the spike in cases. But states began reopening months ago – Texas reopened in early May. What happened between then and now? Massive protests and big holiday gatherings.
We can find the right balance, but Democrats must be willing to have an honest conversation about the cost of lockdowns. Shutting down the economy, closing schools, and delaying elective surgeries already had enormous consequences for society. We can safely move forward with responsible personal behavior – wear your mask, socially distance, avoid large gatherings for a while. We can do this.