Dr. Rochelle Walensky used a “widely criticized” study to push masks on kids in school during today’s Senate hearing:

She’s talking about this study that The Atlantic absolutely blistered back in December:

Read it for yourself:

The CDC’s Flawed Case for Wearing Masks in School
The agency’s director has said, repeatedly, that schools without mask mandates have triple the risk of COVID outbreaks. That claim is based on very shaky science.

David Zweig, the author of The Atlantic piece, quoted health experts who said the study Walensky referenced again today was “so unreliable that it probably should not have been entered into the public discourse”:

Shouldn’t the totally independent fact-checkers jump all over this?

And why is it *still* being pushed by the director?

Meanwhile, over in the UK, they’re admitting that there’s no statistical benefit to mask usage in school:

And now Walensky wants MORE masking?

Over to you, mayors. You can end this nonsense right now: