USA – If you can punish a teenage girl for spaghetti straps, you can enforce a mask mandate

Washington Post, by Monica Hesse, 11 August 2020

[Editor’s Note: This is a funny article, and I’m sharing for two reasons. Both because we all need a good laugh and because it’s an excellent public health statement about Covid-19, and abortion, written for the “person in the street”. The Washington Post classified it under “Lifestyle”. At first, I thought that was a mistake. But I suspect that was deliberate too, to draw in readers of that section, along with the spaghetti straps. Do also read the Comments at the end. Unlike most comments, most of these are great and are sometimes a good laugh too! Marge Berer]

PHOTO by AP, a crowded hallway in a secondary school in Georgia, USA, with the article.