Wearing a mask is for smug liberals. Refusing to is for reckless Republicans. – Mask-wearing and other pandemic protections have become political virtue-signaling.
Good article, but I think it overstates the polarization. Most Americans recognize that the current situation is both unsustainable and necessary.
The people ranting about rights and Communism are lunatics. A tornado doesn’t care about your property rights when it knocks down your house.