Canada’s masked martyrs are as irritating as anti-maskers

Such hysteria was bound to break out for some people who spent way too much time inside

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For most people, playing the guitar, cooking or painting is a defining aspect of their personality. For others it is wear a mask and continuing to pray altar of blockagesand they make sure everyone knows it.

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Canada is largely returning to normal, and some are struggling to adapt and react with revulsion and derision to the end of mask mandates and other signs that the pre-COVID world is re-emerging.

In Victoria, for example, this manifested itself in cries of horror as tourists returned. Many of the city’s oldest businesses have shop closed over the past two years, with at least one closing resulting from the lack of Alaskan-bound tourists stopping in the city. Therefore, it was a big deal when a half-full cruise ship full of Americans docked this weekand unloaded its human cargo for the day.

Many prominent citizens of Victoria, such as radio hosts and local politicians celebrated the return of foreign tourists to the city. A paranoid, but loud, few, however, reacted as if a horde of Lord Sauron’s Orcs had swum into the city to storm the Empress Hotel and plunder the teahouse.

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“Holy shit. Did the passengers get off and walk around?” asked a former Twitter reporter, who is presumably both a local and unaware of how the cruise ship industry works.

Many residents of BC’s capital have been shocked by the sight of tourists behaving like tourists. “I was near James Bay and a big crowd with yellow wristbands was going to Floyd’s Diner. I crossed to the other side of the street, tweeted a Victorian. “Later that day I was on Government (Street). Tons of them. I practically ran to get away.

Such hysteria was bound to erupt for some people who have spent far too much time indoors during the pandemic, peering behind blinds to look suspiciously at the postman or pedestrians. For this rather fun lot, the next few years are going to be a nightmare as visitors continue to flock to Victoria and other cities. There will be no escape.

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On board the cruise ship that caused so much distress were in regards to 1,200 people. However, without interruption throughout the pandemic, BC Ferries has commutes up to 2000 people, nine times a day, from Vancouver to Victoria on its daily service. The provincial government of British Columbia has been encourage the tourism to make up for the lack of foreign visitors, but apparently fellow British Columbians are less dangerous than cruise ship passengers.

Far too many people have shielded their souls from lockdowns, closed borders, and mask mandates becoming a permanent part of society, and have ridiculously remade their personas in their devotion to all three. If you’re on social media, you’ve probably seen them: the guys who litter their Twitter profiles with masks and needle iconsand whose heads collectively exploded when mask mandates were scrapped by provincial governments across Canada.

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With sweaty cotton and polypropylene face coverings now optional in most of Canada, mask-wearing is celebrated as an expression of civic virtue by those who religiously implore their fellow citizens to take on the burden of the masked man. “At this point, wearing a mask is a sign of compassion,” a Toronto health researcher said last week, to cheers from his 54,000 Twitter followers.

Another mask lover wrote in a particularly popular post Tweeter, “It’s not fear that drives me to do this, it’s the knowledge of what Covid is capable of and the hope that soon everyone will want to make our indoor spaces safer.” A typical response read “Well said, thank you. I do exactly the same.

Enterprising businessmen should organize paid seminars and retreats for the newly unveiled, or rather veiled, community of mask enthusiasts. Savvy entrepreneurs sell shirts on Amazon, decorated with swear words demanding everyone wear a mask, wash their hands and don’t argue. It’s the type of shirt adored by the weird in-laws you only see at Thanksgiving, and those who treat the N95 as a more glamorous fashion accessory than a Gucci bag.

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Most Canadians happily follow mask mandates and keep things soggy on their face when asked. Most were also happy to get bitten and build their resistance to COVID. Now, masks have become optional in most provinces, and the likelihood of vaccines becoming optional increases each month. Life is returning to normal, and for those who wed their souls to lockdowns and masks, they cannot withstand the winds of change.

The anti-maskers who haunt Canada’s public spaces and the politicians who exploit them are a useless and irritating bunch. They are being replaced as the main societal irritant by the moralizing mask-wearing cult, which worships the lockdown and clenches its fists as the world slowly returns to normality.

Mandatory masks could temporarily return to Canada, as they have just done philadelphia creamand people go conscientiously re-hide with a moan, but little sound. However, for those who have made mask-wearing, closed borders and loving lockdowns their whole personality, it’s unclear how they’ll fare when mask mandates are finally up, and like anti-masks, no one don’t care what they should do. say more.

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