Will discusses a graph he ran across showing that the number of deaths per 100,000 people state by state doesn’t correlate with red or blue state policies–i.e. many states with strict mask mandates and lockdown policies have higher death rates, and vice versa. So what does government need to do? There’s nothing it CAN do, he concludes. He goes onto to explain why some folks become conspiratorial when it comes to COVID and other complex challenges with no simple solutions. Roving Man On The Street Mark Grooms joins Will on the hotline to discuss COVID, Afghanistan, and to lay down a wager for Will.