"Has Australia Gone Too Far?" with Conor Friedersdorf


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Americans have been going craycray over Austraystray. From Fox News to social media, images of Australia's lockdowns are being presented as a descent into totalitarianism. The concern-mongering came to a head with an article in The Atlantic by Conor Friedersdorf entitled "Australia Traded Away Too Much Liberty: How long can a democracy maintain emergency restrictions and still call itself a free country?" Josh responded with a 25-tweet rebuttal which went viral. So the two men tracked each other down (one vacationing in Greece; the other, locked down in Sydney -- guess which was which?) to hash it out.

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