I appreciated your context here. The government has always had a hard time seeking balance on complex issues. The simple thing for government leaders to do is to issue blanket orders that can shut down everything. That really hurts. I helped pull together a conference a few weeks ago and many of the DoD attendees registered as private citizens and took leave so they could be there. That shows their dedication, but it is wrong for the government to make people do that.
Anyway, I think you really make good points here.
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