Opinion | The Limits of My Empathy for Covid Deniers – The New York Times

September 17, 2021

Opinion | The Limits of My Empathy for Covid Deniers – The New York Times:

Like many people, I am finding it hard to muster the empathy these stories try to elicit because other images are so fresh in my mind. The maskless rallies, the red-faced anti-maskers screaming at grocery store workers, the protesters hurling invectives at the schoolteachers who are begging for masks so that schoolchildren can return to school — those images fill me and crowd out my empathy.

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