As I've often said - those blessed to call central
Montana home live in a proverbial bubble. One
which until recently seemed totally immune to
the Coronavirus. All of that changed during the
last few weeks. Suddenly Covid 19 came home
with many locals falling ill. Yet Lewistown is a
vestige of the wild west. Therefore many locals
continue to rebel. Strutting about sans masks.
Assuming they're exempt from viral influences.
Along with those they come into contact with.
Caring little about the community at large. The
only red alert that matters to them is their need
to vote for Trump. No matter the consequences.
and disease prevention become liberal political
statements?! What will it take for those who
are blinded by the right to see the light? Last
night I saw a red state representative who was
also a doctor interviewed. His father-in-law
who believed that the Coronavirus was a hoax
had just died of said peril. Leaving his family
to mourn their loss and his misplaced trust in
impurely political rhetoric. While most have
to learn the hard way - isn't there a better way
to accept that the world is battling a pandemic?
While some beg to differ - numbers don't lie...
a pound of cure. Common sense suggests we
all do our part. And hopefully save a few lives
along the way. Herd immunity benefits the
youngest and strongest. Not those who paved
the way for their empowerment. Don't we owe
those older and wiser some respect? Can't we
wear a mask in honor those who made us who
we are today? Or are we so self absorbed that
nobody matters but me, myself, and I. Hmm.
Talk about a political statement. Such myopia
is the ultimate expression of total Trumpian
arrogance, prejudice, and cruelty. How sick!