There’s only thing I would add to this great Heather MacDonald piece: This is all being done deliberately and with malice aforethought to affect exactly the result we are seeing. Terrify the populace in order to get them to hand over their freedom without a fight. That is diabolical, yet only some of the population sees it.
It is our responsibility to make sure as many people in our sphere of influence finally sees it too or we will be ruled by the weak and the very worst among us.
This present moment is less like that first Thanksgiving celebration and more like the Salem witch frenzy of 1692. At least the virus is real