It is easy to make the mistake, as Bryan Rostron has done, of undercounting the unseen costs of a well-intended policy such as extended hard lockdown. (Is DA leader John Steenhuisen in the grip of cabin fever? (, June 10).

It’s also more emotionally satisfying to focus on the solution to an immediate problem. Our tendency to do so is aggravated by the inherent bias in the media, since journalists can more readily report on what is under our noses...

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