Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website SierraCulture.com. Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for 12 years, and he was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News for eight years, among other positions. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing, swimming, and trout fishing in the Sierra.
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From Bread on the front page to pseudo/science on the editorial page. There is a column from a “systems scientist”, basically saying “that C19 is not significantly more dangerous than our usual infectious diseases”. While quoting a Dr. Nut Wittkowski. A guy who has been removed from Youtube for saying Bats**t stuff about Covid-19 on——-Fox News. Then goes on to denigrate Americans in general for being “dumbed down in public schools, and so consequently we have “no way to even reasonably assess alternative viewpoints and opinions”. So in the end we have backhanded derogatory comments about Americans in general, politicians, the press, and public schools. On the way he lets us know that he is smarter than the rest of us because—–folks like our systems scientist –“spent their lives in and with science (and therefore) have an easier time and a natural inclination to say “it ain’t necessarily so,”-
Here’s an alternative explanation – George you’re full of it-