Kerry Drake FILE

Kerry Drake

Science should guide Wyoming’s response to the devastating COVID-19 pandemic, not politics – especially when the disease is causing record numbers of hospitalizations and deaths.

Unfortunately, the Wyoming Republican Party’s central committee requires a cult-like adherence to its simplistic ideology – facts, science and lives be damned. For that high-priesthood of zealots, it’s always about politics.

The Drake’s Take is a weekly column by veteran Wyoming journalist Kerry Drake, and produced by WyoFile.com, a nonprofit news organization focused on Wyoming people, places and policy.

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