The COVID Panic Is a Lesson in Using Statistics to Get Your Way in Politics

“When it came to debating the morality and prudence of COVID lockdowns, their proponents had an ever-growing death toll statistic on their side. Those who feared the dark side of coerced lockdowns lacked the advantage of a dedicated government stat.”

https://mises.org/wire/covid-panic-lesson-using-statistics-get-your-way-politics