Colorado Democrat Governor Jared Polis said during a press conference on Friday that if families want to spend Thanksgiving together, they should quarantine for two weeks prior to the holiday so that they won’t be “bringing a loaded pistol for grandma’s head.”
“As the holiday season approaches, we continue urging Coloradans the best way to keep safe is to only interact with members of your household. The safest and best option, of course, is to have Thanksgiving with your household,” Polis began. “I understand many want to have Thanksgiving with additional households, if you do want to do that, the safest way to do that is to quarantine for two weeks before Thanksgiving. That means starting quarantining today, right?”
Polis talked about what he claimed the odds were of someone at a Thanksgiving dinner having the coronavirus and likened it to playing Russian roulette.
Polis also floated the idea that people should perhaps not invite family members to their