I’m about to walk the beagle in the sunshine, but I did want to put this quick prediction out before tomorrow.
As described above, some pubs in England re-opened today. Some people thought that this was not a good idea, that it wasn’t the right time, that people would abuse the privilege.
Well, there’s never going to be a right time, and some people will abuse the privilege, and those are the images that we’ll see in the newspapers and all over social media this weekend.
None of this sort of thing, illegal until just this morning:
Because that doesn’t fit the narrative.
There’s already been condemnation that the Government allowed pubs “to open from 6am”. No-one cared to expand that they was because they told pubs that they couldn’t open at midnight.
If you don’t want to go to a pub, don’t go.
I’m not going to a pub.
But it’s like:
Only by forcing people to make the right choice can we have freedom to make our own decisions.
But don’t tar everyone with the same brush.
Pub owners (already a dying breed) have worked hard and spent a lot of money getting their businesses ready for today. Please don’t join in with the rabble and undermine their efforts or their right to earn a living.