the left, the left, the left, the left.That’s your whole explanation for everything. Just chant the Evil Charm and people start hyperventilating and their pulses shoot up to 200.

Except they don’t, because people here in Reality are aware that what fantasists like you call The Left doesn’t exist, except in a few dozen college freshmen wearing berets and smoking Galoises. There hasn’t been a true left in America since 1939 and those people you regard as left are mostly to the right of Ronald Reagan.

Why don’t you go repeat your formulation to the families of people who have just buried a relative dead of COVID, or to a guy who ran in the marathon last year and now has to grope from tabletop to tabletop to get across a room.

And yes obesity is really bad in America (not me, I have 3% body fat and I’m 66) but obesity isn’t transmissible to others. Why do you bring this up? As a distraction, of course.

Funny you don’t mention cigarettes; flu kills one in a thousand, coronavirus kills one in 20, cigarettes kill one out of three, a toll of 480,000 every year and this is not considered a public health issue.

Let me guess. You’re a smoker, right?

Summing up your argument: people die from other things, some of them even elective, so we should just shrug of COVID deaths because, what the hell, we all die sometime.

And as an argument that really fucking stinks.

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