Yes, there was a concerted effort by national Democrats to politicize reopening schools in 2020.

Anthony LaMesa
4 min readOct 25, 2022

From the Center for American Progress to the DNC to social media activists to Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, the message was that it was unsafe to reopen schools.

As a social democrat — I support Medicare for All, child benefit payments, social housing, and all the important elements of a robust welfare state — it gives me no joy to say this, but the…

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