Posts Tagged ‘ReOpen DC’

Covid Brunch

By mike flugennockSunday - July 5th, 2020Categories: Economy, Health Care, Trumpism, coronavirus

Here in Washington, DC, we’re in Phase II of Pretending It’s All Over And Everything’s OKthat is, “reopening the economy”. Right about now, some restaurants are re-opening for socially-distanced dine-in — meaning, of course, lots of waitstaff and bartenders working for crap wages plus tips, many threatened with firing, desperately trying to avoid infection by getting themselves up like dentists in order to serve maskless, feckless, blissfully ignorant bougie America.

Yet another one inspired by this classic tweet from Benjamin Dixon:

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So Over Quarantine

By mike flugennockThursday - July 2nd, 2020Categories: coronavirus

All across the US, the economy is “reopening”. Despite new cases hitting a new record, cities all over the country are beginning to re-open bars and restaurants so that selfish, pasty-assed, whiny, non-mask-wearing America can go out and be served by people working with little or no adequate protection for crap wages and crap benefits — or often, no benefits at all. In my own hometown of Washington DC, we’re currently in Phase II of Pretending It’s Over And Everything Is OK.

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