“The tyranny of Boris Johnson’s mask mandate” – “Since mask mandates belong to that class of infringements upon liberty that can only be legitimate if there is an emergency, we should regard them as illegitimate,” writes Andrew Lilico in the Spectator.
“Be a man, not a post-Covid mouse!” – “If not enough men are willing to entertain even the briefest of conversations on the accelerating hostility of the State, then all the rest of us are doing is merely cataloguing the end of liberty,” says Tom Penn in TCW.
“Scottish schoolgirls ‘boycott gender-neutral toilets’” – “The introduction of gender-neutral toilets in Scottish schools hasn’t panned out as activists hoped, with girls in one school reportedly refusing to use the facilities due to misbehaviour and vandalism by boys,” reports RT.
“Feel-gooders take a knee, do-gooders take action” – “While those who want to feel good indulge in gesture politics like that mandated by Cricket South Africa, others prefer to view cricket’s current reality in the wider social and political context,” writes Ramesh Thakur in the Spectator Australia.
“Listen to the experts” – James Ladbroke tweets that mask mandates are a “psychological weapon”, posting a video showing some of the architects of Britain’s Covid restrictions saying that there is no scientific evidence that wearing a face covering prevents the spread of Covid.