I cannot believe that, 27 months down the line, people still use such dumbed down analogies to argue for something. The difference now is that many people aren't buying it anymore, and that includes politicians.
If masks worked there would be clear data that could be presented to show this. But they don't, hence why they can't do so.
The only people still trying to draw covid out are the fringe celebrity experts who seemingly don't understand that pretty much everyone has moved on to the latest things like Ukraine and the cost of living now.