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Letter: Taking action against COVID-19

  • Author: Michael Childers
    | Opinion
  • Updated: July 6, 2020
  • Published July 6, 2020

I don't understand people in the spotlight. Channel 2 posted a list of businesses that have been exposed to the virus, then right afterward, they had Jackie Purcell doing a broadcast from the same business. Are they not aware what message they are sending? Not too bright, if you ask me.

Then you have the folks in the Mat-Su throwing total caution to the wind by having a festival. You would think that the mayor there would take some responsibility and protect her people.

You would also think that our governor would have a spine and be more forceful in his restrictions. But no, he "suggests" his ideas. Seems that those who decide to defy those mandates should not be allowed any financial aid for damages if they seek it.

At least Mayor Ethan Berkowitz stands firm in his position. No wonder people want to recall the governor. He is afraid to be authoritative in his position. We didn't hire him to be timid; he is suppose to be a "leader," not a mouse. Way to set the example, governor; you won't be getting my vote next time around! People, start using your heads.

Michael Childers


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