Gina Raimondo is right a lot.

Anthony LaMesa
2 min readJun 7, 2022

She was right about reopening schools and is now right about pre-departure testing.

It wasn’t just Republicans who successfully reopened schools earlier in the pandemic. Some Democrats did a good job as well. Gina Raimondo, Rhode Island’s former governor and President Biden’s current commerce secretary, was one of those Democrats.

Here was Raimondo in November 2020 talking about the harm caused by “letting kids stay home for a year and a half to languish.”