It appears areas whose governors are far more “lockdown” happy have far mor COVID 19 cases and deaths.
Many who test positive are totally asymptomatic, & most of those who get sick manage to recover at home. Most hospitalized suffered from one or more severe health problems, with obesity scoring high as a risk factor:
Since moving to Massachusetts, I’ve met my share of individuals, particularly near Boston, who have a welfare state sense of entitlement. However, even folks here are fed up with lockdowns:
See - this is the irony. I’m well to the right of Trump, and I’m pointing out the mistakes the right is making. The argument of this being left vs. right just doesn’t cut it. It’s a matter of common courtesy towards those who are vulnerable.
But, I really wouldn’t expect those who see the world strictly through partisan eyes to understand that.
You are right in that the elderly should have been protected from this virus entering their dwelling places but many of those in government failed…miserably…and IMO…should be held accountable. That’s mutually exclusive of generating the revenues necessary to financially support what you claim to care for. On that note though, I have no business entering a facility where they live. I support your goal but not the methodology in achieving it.