Saturday ‘Trump Boat Parade’ still on despite new county gathering limits
City of Pittsburgh will recognize 1st Amendment right to gather. Authority yielded to PGH Coast Guard along federal maritime route. PGH Public Safety will provide protection. https://t.co/3YiQEflrlQ
— bill peduto (@billpeduto) July 3, 2020
So the transmission of coronavirus is, after all, protected communication under your interpretation of the first amendment?
Really? Or is it only when @realDonaldTrump and his fans do it?
How exactly does this work?
— David Benfell, Ph.D. (@n4rky) July 3, 2020
I’m betting that participants will not in fact socially distance and will not in fact wear face masks. They will spread the novel coronavirus among each other and then to vulnerable people, who will require hospitalization. They will not be paying the costs of that hospitalization.
How can I be so confident? Mask-wearing has become politicized—Democrats, who are unlikely to participate in the Trump Boat Parade, wear masks much more frequently than Republicans, and men who object to wearing masks often do so because they perceive that their masculinity is threatened.
I don’t want to fucking hear it. If you don’t wear a mask, you should be taken to a psychiatric
hospital prison and left there as a psychopath, unfit ever for release into society again. Because at this point, you’re just making this shit up.
Priya Elan, “The data is in: men are too fragile to wear Covid-19 masks. Grow up, guys,” Guardian, July 3, 2020, https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jul/03/covid-19-masks-men-masculinity
The United States
Robin Wright, “To the World, We’re Now America the Racist and Pitiful,” New Yorker, July 3, 2020, https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/to-the-world-were-now-america-the-racist-and-pitiful
Of the 37 states that painted “Black Lives Matter” on their streets, only one state ended qualified immunity.
“The white man will try to satisfy us with symbolic victories, rather than economic equity and real justice.”- Malcolm X
— Shaniyat Chowdhury for US Congress NY5 (@Shaniyat2020) July 3, 2020
- Priya Elan, “The data is in: men are too fragile to wear Covid-19 masks. Grow up, guys,” Guardian, July 3, 2020, https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/jul/03/covid-19-masks-men-masculinity↩