Look at these pictures of America during the 1918 Spanish Flu pandemic. All that was old is now new again:
“You should willingly co-operate in doing this and not necessitate the passage of an ordinance which will make the wearing of a mask compulsory.”
“WEAR A MASK OR GO TO JAIL.”
Liberal white women never change, do they?
This colorized photo appears to show a smaller, trendier style of mask for the well-to-do.
This photo, which I found on Reddit, was captioned “Men arrested for not wearing masks in San Francisco.” Clearly the guy on the right doesn’t have a mask on, but I wonder what the guy on the left did.
Okay, here’s my favorite: they masked THE CAT:
As irrational as people have been today, I don’t think I’ve seen anything quite as bad people putting a mask on A CAT. Did they use a baby-sized mask, or did they custom-make one for the cat?
Seeing all these pictures of people wearing masks in 1918 during a flu pandemic, what does that tell you about our use of masks today for Covid?
Now for some newspaper headlines:
Note the WW1 headline on the side “Huns being driven to frontier.” That’s what they called Germans during the war. Pretty hilarious honestly; just blatantly tossing around ethnic slurs in the newspapers.
The newspaper informing San Franciscans that masks are now compulsory.
It’s all happened before in America.