New York has finally seen the day, without one virus fatality.
After all we’ve been through, whoever would have thought.
Governor Andrew Cuomo has done his work well, but as he’s already said, it’s not over yet.
States that opened everything at once, are seeing a sad resurgence, cautioning Cuomo even more not to follow suit, but how long can he hold out?
We now have outdoor dining, tents and canopies as far as the eye can see, but no indoor dining as yet.
That will be another matter with air conditioners on, circulating whatever streams from person to person, since diners don’t leave their masks on while eating.
And as far as leaving the air off, New Yorkers in the summer, won’t stand for it.
You already see it, a certain swagger, as if the virus has left us for good.
I’m reminded of Pickett’s Charge during the Battle of Gettysburg in July, 1863, when General James Longstreet held off giving George Pickett the order to commence, knowing, it would be a guaranteed slaughter for the South, hoping in the 11th hour, General Robert E. Lee would see the monumental mistake he was about to make, but alas, that wouldn’t be.
That’s how my Governor must feel, pressured from the powers that be to choose the economy over the safety of his citizens.
He’s proven to be a competent, level-headed leader, just like James Longstreet, but sometimes things, are just out of your hands…sigh