The state’s “guidance” – read “rules” – for public gatherings, enacted as part of Governor Klink’s endless emergency declaration, are pretty clear, by government standards.
Moral and scientific gibberish? Sure.
But not especially ambiguous:
Here they are (via Michael Brodkorb on Twitter).
15 people. Even if they’re spread out all over the place.
So there’s this – an event honoring the swearing-in of the new (DFL) Senators:
Now – there are two possibilities at play here. Either:
- There are three household families of 33+ people planning to attend, or
- The event used its intra-DFL pull to get a permit for an event that mere proles couldn’t possibly get.
Let’s sum up: The Department of Admin (which reponds to Walz) gave permission for a rally for a rally for people and legislators who mark, as Walz, bark on the DFL’s orders.
This is what’s “essential” in Minnesota.
UPDATE: Erin Murphy – career politician, former Rep, failed gubernatorial candidate and now back to the Senate – tweeted:
To which our old friend Andy Aplikowski responded:
Followed by peaceful protests, natch.