If we're going to nitpick, no, but if she soiled herself (either by urinating or defecating), I'm sure having pants on would be a blessing. It would contain the bulk of the waste and droplets and prevent it from getting on someone nearby. Kinda the same way the masks are protecting others from the droplets coming out of her mouth as she intentionally and petulantly blows on the other customers to punctuate just how mean-spirited and uncaring she is. No one likes to be told what to do - sure - but there are rules in place for a reason and sometimes we follow them for the greater good.

Instead, we get to watch the 'Karen's' of the world smugly smile, and prance around like a diva while she blows air on others. At least she didn't force cough or spit as I've seen on similar social media posts.

I don't understand the slew of pissy entitled people complaining about wearing a mask; they react violently to employees who are just doing their job. They piss on floors (really?), physically charge and raise their voices, lash out in tantrums, pout and sit on the floor, even kill (seriously, people have shot others over a mask - what kind of a world are we living in?). It is a piece of fabric. Not a blatant infringement on your right. You have an expected civil duty to protect others.

Besides, businesses refuse people for no shoes, and no shirts, and you don't see people losing their shit over that. But heaven forbid you ask people to step out of your personal space and wear a piece of fabric on their face... (*gasp*).

I wear a mask. Not to come off as "better" than someone who doesn't, but because I get what people are trying to do, to lessen the exposure. It might not be 100%, but it is better than nothing. This is someone speaking who happens to be a white, middle-aged woman with 2 science degrees.

I do not see how wearing a mask to protect others is a government plot to rob me of my 'rights.' I'm a woman, the government regularly does what it can to strip my rights away. This mask issue is nothing in comparison if it is a conspiracy tactic. Other countries, though, regularly don masks during particularly bad phases of air pollution or flu seasons.

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