The mask mandate shutdown reminds us that the judiciary matters
On Monday, a federal judge struck down the unpopular and ridiculous mask mandate for airplanes and other modes of public transportation .
Kathryn Kimball Mizelle, who sits on the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, wrote that "the [mandate] exceeded the CDC’s statutory authority, improperly invoked the good cause exception to notice and comment rulemaking, and failed to adequately explain its decisions. Because 'our system does not permit agencies to act unlawfully even in pursuit of desirable ends,' the Court declares unlawful and vacates the [mask mandate]."
Mizelle underscored the importance of the government following...