Clay Jenkinson

Editor-at-Large of Governing magazine; host of the podcast "The Thomas Jefferson Hour;" author of “Repairing Jefferson's America: A Guide to Civility and Enlightened Leadership."

Editor-at-Large of Governing magazine; host of the podcast "The Thomas Jefferson Hour;" author of “Repairing Jefferson's America: A Guide to Civility and Enlightened Leadership.”

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Scientific evidence shows that wearing a mask can protect both the wearer and the community around them from COVID-19.

What Americans' refusal to wear COVID-19 masks says about politics

Scientific evidence shows that wearing a mask can protect both the wearer and the community around them from COVID-19.

from To the Point

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