…freedom for Black people to live without fear of state violence and murder, white conservatives are complaining that their freedom is being infringed upon because they can’t shop at Costco without a light piece of fabric against their face. It’s those two definitions of “freedom” that are dominating the news; it feels shocking that we’ve …
If they have no problem being told to wear clothing in public, that they need a shirt and shoes in a restaurant, that they need a hardhat on a construction site — then they have already agreed that it’s acceptable to be instructed to cover part of their body under given circumstances.
They are not nudists. They already cover up according to regulations determined by others. It’s no different.
Freedom to do what they want does not include freedom to put others at risk. They need to shut up and mask up. Or go home where they don’t need a mask.