The social-distancing dance, &c.

Demonstrators gather at Washington Square Park during a protest against the death of George Floyd in New York City, June 6, 2020. (Eduardo Munoz/Reuters)
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NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE I n my Impromptus last Friday, I said that David Frum had framed something neatly. Framed what? Well, he had tweeted out a picture of a mass demonstration, held in Amsterdam, in response to the police brutality in Minneapolis. David said, “So we’re conducting a vast global experiment on whether social distancing is still necessary. Stay tuned for the result.”


In Politico, Tina Nguyen had an interesting article, headed “Conservatives charge liberals with social-distancing hypocrisy.” The subheading read, “They say liberals have stopped scolding protesters for violating social-distancing guidelines for political expediency.”

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