Remember Seattle? The city on the Left Coast with the huge homeless population living in tents and under tarps on its streets? The city where street people are allowed to remain on the streets if they don’t want to “accept help”?
This article in today’s news just made me laugh (and vow, once again, to stay the hell out of Seattle, which won’t be difficult since the entire state is under the order to stay home unless involved in essential activities).
Look away for a few minutes, and your livelihood is trashed. Except for the fact that these businesses were already in danger of going under, due to the order that all bars and restaurants close, to slow the spread of the Wuhan Coronavirus. In this case, the cure may be worse than the disease for small businesses.
Update 3-27 And here it is-the article describing exactly what those business owners feared would happen:
Right on time. Welcome to lawless Seattle.