“We have not managed our crises as effectively as past generations,” Oz wrote. “During the pandemic, I learned that when you mix politics and medicine, you get politics instead of solutions. That’s why I am running for the U.S. Senate: to help fix the problems and to help us heal.”
But he signaled that he would run against government mandates, a common refrain on the right, even as he praised Donald Trump for the Operation Warp Speed development of the Covid vaccine.
In the op ed, Oz wrote, “the government mandated policies that caused unnecessary suffering. The public was patronized and misled instead of empowered. We were told to lock down quietly and let those in charge take care of the rest. When we tested positive for the virus,