Ezekiel Emanuel MD is the profane, street-wise Chicago politician widely considered (among people I trust, anyway) to be the architect of the Obamacare legislation, not least because of his ability to design it so enough anti-reform forces would let it through. Those pragmatic compromises are the source of much distress among those people I trust, because the law’s not perfect. But it is perfect in the sense that the legislation passed, and has survived all attempts by vehement opponents to cut its nuts off (so far). So when he gives advice, I believe it will be pragmatic and street-wise. And probably blunt. But winning.
Here’s his advice, last week, on what activities are relatively safe or dangerous as this country continues re-opening for better or worse.[Read more…]