I’ve never believed in lizard people, but I’m having second thoughts watching Donald Trump thrash around like a snake caught by the head, jaws latched onto power like a Mar-a-Lago alligator in a death roll. This attempted “Loophole Coup” is also giving me second thoughts about the institutional stability of…

(Originally published on March 16th, 2020, at which time the official guidance from the WHO, CDC, & U.S. Surgeon General was that the general public should not wear masks)

Two weeks ago I tweeted,

“Seriously people- STOP BUYING MASKS!

They are NOT effective in preventing general public from catching #Coronavirus

I was awoken at 7:10 AM today by a repugnantly cheerful nurse, bursting into my hospital room with a cart and a trainee in tow and turning on every light, her face positively radiant with schadenfreude.

“Time to take your vitals!” she shrieked. …

Sebastian Braff

Satire. Skepticism. Swearing.

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