What to Wear: Feds’ Mixed Messages on Masks Sow Confusion

Forgive the American people if they’re in a fog about face masks. President Donald Trump and the federal government have done a number on them.

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Forgive the American people if they’re in a fog about face masks. President Donald Trump and the federal government have done a number on them. First there was the don’t-do-it phase. Then the nice-but-not-for-me dissonance. Followed by the local-rules-don’t-apply exceptions. Topped off by Trump’s stated suspicion that some people wear masks just to troll him. It has all added up to a murky message about one of the critical tools in the fight against the…

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