Plague Diary 7: 7 Sick, 7 Vomitous

Did I do that right? I don’t really watch the Fast & Furious movies.

Anyway, we decided to go out to eat and maybe sit on a patio for a nice brunch on Sunday since everything is opening back up. So I just did a quick check to see how well California’s curve has been flattened.

Uh… now hold on just a minute

Nope. Despite our worst efforts and many people not doing anything at all, the virus has not magically disappeared. And more studies now indicate most transmission occurs indoors.

So we got a takeout order and were very grumpy for the rest of the day.

Anti-vaxxers, flat Earthers, Trump’s blind support from people who appear to have eyes and a functioning brain… as someone said on Twitter the other day: It has nothing to do with masks. A certain percentage of our population has had their brains destroyed by poison speech from ideologues who profit from hate to oppose anything that can be associated with this mythical monster call “Da Libs!”

Anything that can be attributed to Da Libs! — generally anything they don’t understand, can’t learn from a headline, or comes from an expert they don’t agree with — they must oppose. Even to their own detriment.

About two million people are going to have to die for the country to gain herd immunity from SARS-COV-2 (and that’s only if it doesn’t mutate) because we can’t get 33% of us to follow simple precautions.

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