Everyone Needs to Stop Freaking Out About ‘Murder Hornets’

Should you be scared of something that happens to come from Asia and kills people? No.

Apparently, the U.S. media establishment has learned nothing from the mistakes it made covering the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic—namely, its use of such offensive terms as "Wuhan virus" and "Taiwan," and its suggestion that the virus might have originated in China.

Opinion: Get Over COVID

You people have no idea how good you have it. I wish we had your bat-virus in the 1350s. At the time, I was a construction worker in Kaffa. Life had its pleasures. I got to eat noodles and occasionally soup. Sometimes I would picnic at the Black Sea. There were feasts. And who doesn't love a good joust? I had dreams of becoming the first in my family to live 30 years. Only 6 of my 11 kids had died from yellow fever. My hunchback was unsightly, but relatively painless. That was "privilege" in my day.