Here’s a brilliant piece from one of my favorite bloggers about what “reopening “ would look like.
There are those … a great many, from the so-called ‘president’ down through the ranks … who advocate for opening everything back up right now. My own friend Scott (sklawlor) has very strong views that to keep businesses shuttered is draconian and is hurting people. Yes, it is hurting people, hurting small businesses, but the alternative may well be 1,000 times worse. So, I’d like to paint a scenario of what I think will happen in those areas that choose to re-open now.
First of all, if every business opened tomorrow, most would find themselves without adequate staffing. Some people will be afraid to return to work, as the U.S. is still seeing more than 1,000 deaths per day. Others will not be able to return to work, for they will have no childcare with daycare centers and schools closed. Still others will not be able to return to work…
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