Daily Archives: 1, August 8, 2020

U.S. Attorney General Barr Thanks Police Supporters

‘Can we make a quick U-Turn?’: Barr stops his motorcade to thank pro-police rallygoers in Virginia

Danes aren’t required to wear face masks

“Controversial” if forced masking is not implemented

Not controversial if everyone is ordered to wear a mask and the governor threatens those who disobey

Covid Success Story Stands Out for Its Controversial Mask Policy

By Morten Buttler

July 26, 2020, 12:00 AM EDT Updated on July 27, 2020, 2:41 AM EDT

When Europe’s leaders were photographed last week discussing their Covid-19 rescue plan, it was the first time Danes saw their prime minister, Mette Frederiksen, wearing a face mask.

Denmark stands out for its fast and effective response to the virus, leaving it with a death rate that’s roughly a fifth that in neighboring Sweden. But Danes aren’t required to wear face masks, and local authorities generally don’t recommend them. Continue reading