A government website is advising you to keep wearing your masks and to practice social distancing during a nuclear explosion.
Ready.gov is “a National public service campaign designed to educate and empower the American people to prepare for, respond to and mitigate emergencies, including natural and man-made disasters.” The goal of the campaign is to promote preparedness through public involvement.”
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) maintains the website.
Recently, people noticed some curious instructions on its site concerning a nuclear disaster. FEMA adivises you to “[t]ry to maintain a distance of at least six feet between yourself and people who are not part of your household” The site also advises that people wear a mask when managing the fallout.
Also, “[i]f you are experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 and let the operator know if you have, or think you might have, Covid-19. If you can, put on a mask before help arrives.”
Because you don’t want to infect anyone during nuclear fallout. Especially if there’s still a functioning government that is able to take you to a hospital that’s still standing.
Libs of Tik Tok took pictures of the site in case someone at FEMA updates the page.
FEMA denied that it updated the site in response to the situation with Russia-Ukraine. “COVID protocols were originally added in 2020″, FEMA spokeswoman Jaclyn Rothenberg said. “Pages are now going through reviews to update that language based on new CDC guidance that was just released.”
Does the government intend for us to take this seriously? This is the crack pipe nonsense all over again.
We no longer have to envision an administration so inept that they only exist in comedies. FEMA’s statements on their site aren’t even funny enough for a decent comedy sketch. Yes, this is our lives now. We remain plagued by buffoonery while on the brink of war.
Well, I don’t want to run afoul of the government. So, rest assured: in the event that I survive a nuclear explosion, I will heed this sage advice. I’ll do my best to wear my mask and will remember to social distance while suffering the most painful death known to man.
We’ll say it again: buffoonery like this is why the 2022 midterms will be so important.
That is, if we make it through 2022.