But Robert Weissman, head of the advocacy group Public Citizen, found this distinction “not only meaningless [but] irrational.”
But with no sign of an epidemic in the U.S. it seems, at the very least, irrational.
From some perspectives, the walkout borders on the irrational.
late 15c., "not endowed with reason" (of beats, etc.); earlier (of quantities) "inexpressible in ordinary numbers" (late 14c.); from Latin irrationalis "without reason," from assimilated form of in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + rationalis "reason" (see rational). Meaning "illogical, absurd" is attested from 1640s. Related: Irrationally.
irrational ir·ra·tion·al (ĭ-rāsh'ə-nəl)
Not rational; marked by a lack of accord with reason or sound judgment.