This was a pivotal moment in the pandemic's history:
For 4 months, the message was clear and unrelenting: everyone must stay home. Those who leave - even to go to a deserted beach - are reckless sociopaths.
It flipped overnight to endorse a mass protest movement liberals liked:
A surprising number of Left-leaning people are confiding to me that they are planning to vote for Trump for two different stated leading reasons:
A) Biden’s Mental decline.
B) What is happening in the Pacific Northwest w Democratic Mayors/Govenors experimenting w non-policing.
I have just been made aware that the following traffic sign is being displayed on Main Street. I have ordered that it be taken down immediately and am taking steps to find out how this happened. I apologize to the residents of Melrose.
Problem with trying to collectivize "whiteness" is that descendants of slaveholding aristocrats in the South have nothing in common with descendants of poor Appalachian whites, poor white 19th century Irish/Italian immigrants, etc., except for skin pigmentation. Lazy reductionism