Oh dear: Easing lockdowns makes choices more complicated

Oh dear: Easing lockdowns makes choices more complicated
The terrors of Atlanta, GA beckon. Pixabay

[Ed. – You have to go back to living like an adult, apparently.  Somehow, I think we all thought that when the real, no-kidding 1984 came, Big Brother wouldn’t be such a Captain Obvious.]

Things were so much clearer when just about everything was locked down.

Now, with states lifting their coronavirus restrictions piecemeal and according to their own, often arbitrary, timetables, Americans are facing a bewildering multitude of decisions about what they should and should not do to protect their health, their livelihoods and their neighbors.

Is it safe now to join the crowds at the beach or eat at a restaurant? To visit the elderly parents you haven’t seen in nearly two months? To reopen a struggling business?

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In many cases, the less-than-satisfying answer from the experts is: It depends.

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