“And what rough beast, its hour come round at last,
Slouches toward Bethlehem to be born?” ― William Butler Yeats
Observe: Chinese factory workers at lunch eating with their heads down between cardboard separating panels. Maybe the factory has a lot to spare because they make cardboard separating panels. Perhaps the Chinese factory makes a product that needs separating – glassware, plastic containers, artillery shells – who cares??
Not a surgical mask to be seen.
Nor a single pair of eye protectors or goggles.
If you’ve been paying even a smidgen of attention to the coronavirus that’s spreading across China, and minimally, for now, into other countries, you know that the…