The New York Slimes (Motto: All the fake news that’s fit to print) has its panties in a wad over a bunch of people having a good time at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri.
Officials in 2 states urged Memorial Day weekend visitors to Lake of the Ozarks to quarantine themselves after videos showed crowds defying Missouri’s social distancing guidelines https://t.co/EAhHU0iBfF
— The New York Times (@nytimes) May 26, 2020
From the article.
After large crowds gathered at the Lake of the Ozarks over the Memorial Day weekend in defiance of Missouri’s social distancing guidelines, officials in two states urged those visitors to quarantine for two weeks, or until they tested negative for the coronavirus.
The visitors “showed no efforts to follow social distancing practices,” the St. Louis County Department of Health said in a statement on Monday, issuing a travel advisory for people who had been to the popular destination spot.
Howza ’bout you assholes go fuck yourselves.
Video footage from one gathering showed a large crowd of people, most of them in bathing suits and without face masks, at a pool with music blaring overhead and yachts docked at a marina behind them. The videos spread widely on social media over the weekend.
“It’s irresponsible and dangerous to engage in such high risk behavior just to have some fun over the extended holiday weekend,” Lyda Krewson, the mayor of St. Louis, said in a statement on Tuesday.
“Now, these folks will be going home to St. Louis and counties across Missouri and the Midwest, raising concerns about the potential of more positive cases, hospitalizations, and tragically, deaths,” she said. “It’s just deeply disturbing and threatens the progress we’ve all made together to flatten the curve.”
The Kansas department of health on Tuesday echoed that statement and urged state residents who had been there and did not observe social distancing practices to voluntarily self-quarantine for two weeks.
“The reckless behavior displayed during this weekend risks setting our community back substantially for the progress we’ve already made in slowing the spread of Covid-19,” Dr. Lee A. Norman, the agency’s secretary, said in a statement. “If you traveled to Lake of the Ozarks over the weekend, we urge you to act responsibly and self-quarantine to protect your neighbors, co-workers and family.”
You assholes need to get a grip. These kids were out in the sun, which is the safest place to be since sunlight kills the virus. They are all young which means they are prolly safe.
And rather than worry about Missouri, maybe the New York Slimes (Motto: We won a Pulitzer for made up stories about Trump Russia collusion) should worry about New York and take Vito Cuomo to task for killing 10,000 old people in nursing homes.
And lets take a look at some Missouri statistics.
Total Kung Flu cases 12,990. Contrast that with New York cases: 376,277. (as of today’s stats on Worldometer
Cases per million: Missouri – 2117 New York – 19,342
Howza ’bout deaths? Missouri – 715 New York – 29,650
Deaths per million: Missouri – 116 New York – 1524
Missouri is doing just fine. New York on the other hand, fucked over the entire country. If only we had built a wall around the city like in Escape From New York. And it was New Yorkers fleeing the city who spread the virus to neighboring states.
Remember all of those kids on spring break who crowded the beaches and who were supposed to spread the Kung Flu? Didn’t happen did it? If you are under 50 the chance of you dying from the Kung Flu is about the same as getting struck by lightning.
I’m glad to see the kids partying at Lake of the Ozarks. I’m even more glad to see them in a pool since the Lake has become so polluted the E Coli levels are sometimes very high.
Back in the 70’s I had a cabin at the Lake and used to go down there often during the summer to go water skiing. Back then the roads down to the Lake were all gravel. Now they are all asphalt. The marina where I would launch my boat is now condos. The way everything has been built up it’s now like the Lake is a suburb of St. Louis, even though it’s 160 miles away. In the 70’s there were no McDonalds. The last time I drove through I saw at least three of them.
Lake of the Ozarks used to be country. Now it’s a city.
Memorial Day and Labor Day were always big holidays at the Lake. I never went down on those weekends. Too many boats out and the skiing was terrible. I always went the weekend before and the weekend after.
I see the 4th is over a weekend this year so the crowds at the Lake will be even larger than Memorial Day. Hopefully this Kung Flu bullshit will be behind us by then and we won’t have to put up with the Karens.