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Double Masks? Heck, I Don’t Even Want to Wear ONE!

Can’t you just wait to double up then walk into that upscale party where people gather around you, gushing over your DOUBLE MASKS! Waiter, get me a drink, pronto!

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Here is the title of a new article in the increasingly horrible NY Times:

“Two Masks Are the New Masks: Double-masking is a sensible and easy way to lower your risk when you have to spend more time around others — in a taxi, on a train or plane, or at an inauguration.”

Do you ever just wonder if there are terrible people – people who are willing to lie at every turn, who think to themselves, “Let’s just keep making the rules more and more ridiculous and onerous and see what people will go along with?”

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I do. I believe that they are going to push and push and push until someone – anyone! – actually stands up to the tyranny.

More looniness from the Times about how fashionable double masking is:

But the fashion trend that most excited me was the double mask! Double-masking is a sensible and easy way to lower your risk, especially if circumstances require you to spend more time around others — like in a taxi, on a train or plane, or at an inauguration. Pete Buttigieg, the former presidential candidate and now the nominee for secretary of transportation, was spotted double-masking. It appears he was wearing a high-quality medical mask underneath a black cloth mask. His husband, Chasten, was sporting a similar double-masked look, but with a fashionable plaid cloth mask that coordinated with his winter scarf.

Ooooh, a FASHION trend! Can’t you just wait to double up then walk into that upscale party where people gather around you, gushing over your DOUBLE MASKS! Waiter, get me a drink, pronto!

Here’s my take. If you are in the demographics for whom the virus is more dangerous and you want to wear a mask, bravo! Go for it. But for those who are younger and healthy, you shouldn’t be forced to wear a mask, as there are many doctors who believe it to not be healthy, no matter how FABULOUS you would look!

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