…it’s kinda funny.
The response to COVID-19 that is.
Now if you are in the middle of it in Washington state or Italy or Iran or Wuhan, China or other locations with a high infection rate, I do understand that this is a very serious life and death global health crisis. I’m in no way making light of the loss of life and plight of those who have contacted the coronavirus and/or are in high risk areas.
This is unlike anything AGMA’s seen in my lifetime and it’s frightening. And it’s really just getting started in the US.
But I’ve always live by the personal credo, “You can either laugh about it or cry about it. I choose to laugh.”
AGMA would’ve been a comic genius during the Black Death.
Lest you think I’m being insensitive, in AGMA’s world, funny doesn’t always translate to “ha ha”…
The description of “funny” can be very situation.
As in, “That smells kinda funny.” (Translation – “What crawled in here and died?”). Or, “He’s always been a bit ‘funny’.” (Translation – “He cray cray!”). Or, “You think that tRump is making America great? That’s funny!” (Translation – “Are you f*cking crazy???”)
I think it’s funny (translation – “pathetic”) the way the CDC sycophant in charge totally screwed up the testing strategy and test kits leading to the US being 6 weeks behind other nations in our testing. And I think it’s funny (translation – “ridiculous and dangerous”) that vice sycophant Mike “smoking doesn’t cause cancer” Pence is heading up the, as it turns out, non-response to the CV in the US that is resulting in no cohesive plan based on medical facts whatsoever for dealing with this serious health crisis in America.
And tRump’s comments during his visit to the CDC last Friday…hysterical!! (Translation – “We’re all screwed!”)
But I REALLY do think it’s funny (Translation – Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha Ha!!) that two of 45’s most dedicated gestapo men in Congress – Doug Collins and Matt “gas mask” Gaetz – who were in “Heil Twitler” proximity to the Fat Orange Menace are in self quarantine because of encounters with a CV positive person at CPAC.
Karma can be a beautiful thing.
And AGMA is laughing at myself (Translation – “You can run but you can’t hide!”) as I wipe down the ATM drive through machine, the self check-out machine at Kroger, and the counters and my computer at my favorite coffee shop.
I’m sure I will be chuckling tomorrow (Translation – “Resistance is so futile…”) as I put my protective seat cover on my airplane seat while wearing my nitrile gloves. After which AGMA’ll throughly wipe down my tray table, video screen, armrests, the wall around the window, and anything else that doesn’t move before settling in for my flight to Amsterdam.
All the while avoiding touching my face. ALWAYS avoid touching the face. Although right now my hand is on my face! How funny! (Translation – “What the hell is wrong with me??”)
And I’ll probably be guffawing (Translation – “I wonder if I’ll see my family again??”) as I repeat the ritual on my flight to Istanbul.
Allegedly Turkey has no reported cases of the coronavirus. Knowing what an upright and honest guy their president, Recep Tayyip “let’s imprison journalists as terrorists who dare to tell the truth about my repressive regime” Erdogan, is, AGMA’s not entirely buying what he’s selling.
Turkey is surrounded by countries with CV-19. They share are border with Iran that is one of the hotbeds of the coronavirus. It’s estimated, despite their reported numbers only being around 60,000, that there could be possibly 1/2 million people in Iran have CV-19.
And AGMA’s read that there are rumors of suspected CV patients in isolation in hospitals around Turkey despite the “official” stance that they are free of the virus.
I get wishful thinking. And clearly AGMA’s okay with Turkey’s wishful thinking.
I myself am a wishful thinker!
That’s so funny! (Translation – “WTF are you thinking AGMA?? It’s been nice knowing you…”)