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Archive for Thursday, December 31, 2020

From the Pages of Orlando Weekly: Review of Florida’s response to COVID19 in 2020

So, 2020 is finally over: Lets review. We shopped online for masks. We baked bread. We hoped for our colleagues pets to pop up onscreen during too-long Zoom meetings. And we experienced most of the important events of the day through our screens, as the lockdown dragged on, and on, and on. The principle of Hanlons Razor holds that we shouldnt credit malice for actions that can be explained by incompetence or stupidity, but in Florida this year, sometimes it was tough to tell the difference. As other countries and states worked together to flatten the curve and return to something approaching normality, those who scrupulously observed safety protocols watched helplessly as those who refused to packed restaurants and bars, ...
Published in Commentaries, From the Pages of Orlando Weekly