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On guns and the pandemic, GOP Rep. Jim Jordan epitomizes a maximalist position on 'liberty'

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On Thursday, Rep. Jim Jordan’s aggressive questioning of Dr. Anthony Fauci seemed to epitomize the partisan divide between individual liberties as defined by the Constitution and public health measures that have been enforced in an attempt to curb the coronavirus pandemic. 

“We had 15 days to slow the spread turn into a year of lost liberty,” Jordan, R-Ohio, said during a House Coronavirus Crisis Subcommittee hearing where Fauci, the nation’s leading expert on infectious diseases, was testifying. “What metrics — what measures — what has to happen before Americans get more freedoms?”

“You’re indicating liberty and freedom,” Fauci responded. “I look at it as a public health measure to prevent people

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