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A Thanksgiving solution

My sweet Lord. Hallelujah, Hare Krishna, Hare Rama!

My mother never prepared me for the “hard decision” I have to face in 2020 to limit my Thanksgiving banquet to my household.

Seven governors pleaded with their citizens to “make the hard decision” to stay home this Thanksgiving in today’s (Nov. 19) SR Opinion page (“Americans need to stay home this Thanksgiving”). Same for our governor a few days ago. After all, only 1/4 million loved ones have perished so far in our beloved country due to this exploding COVID-19 pandemic - nine months after hitting our shores.

I have a suggestion for those finding it hard respecting such elementary good advice (including wearing a mask in public): Please retrieve your pacifier, run away someplace where no one can hear you, and have a weeklong temper tantrum. You and your loved ones will all be better after that.

Phil Zammit

Spokane


 

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