Last Saturday, Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot was out in the streets, celebrating in close quarters with everyone who was thrilled Joe Biden had been declared the victor of the presidential election by the media.
On Thursday, she issued a stay-at-home “advisory” over COVID-19 and told Chicagoans that they needed to cancel their Thanksgiving plans.
According to WMAQ-TV, Lightfoot made the announcement as part of a new plan called “Protect Chicago” that was launched late last week.
“Chicago has reached a critical point in the second surge of COVID-19, demanding that we undertake this multi-faceted and comprehensive effort to stop the virus in its tracks,” Lightfoot said.
The advisory is, even by the standards of these things, relatively strict. Chicago is asking residents to “only leave home to go to work or school, or for essential needs such as seeking medical care, going to the grocery store or pharmacy, picking up take-out