Sacrificing lives for the economy


To the Editor:

A couple of things today. I remember the song “Don’t cry for me Argentina” was very popular. Another thing, rationalization is something I am quite good at when I buy a pair of shoes I do not need.

Rationalization also was used to keep children in cages. OK, now it can be used again during this time of COVID-19 to explain that it is fine to ignore warnings about opening places of business too quickly. Yes, the virus will spread and more people will die — but we need to get this economy going again.

Now that I live in Florida I find that I am in “God’s Waiting Room” and that is just the way the ball bounces. Checking my friends list, I find that we are not so good at “Dodge Ball” anymore. Yes, Argentina you can cry for us.


Mary Decker
Oviedo, Florida

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