John Oliver: Coronavirus in Prisons Jun 24, 2020 | 4 comments John Oliver took on the crisis of Coronavirus spreading in Prisons across the United States. Facebook Twitter Google+ 4 Comments Jacob on June 30, 2020 at 3:08 pm “Massive COVID-19 outbreak at southern NM prison hits only sex offenders. That’s by design:” https://amp.lcsun-news.com/amp/3271617001 Reply Mp on June 24, 2020 at 1:29 pm He is right on as we know. Reply John on June 24, 2020 at 11:54 am In a world where safe social distancing is 6 feet, beds are separated by 3 feet – side-to-side, and vertically. Since the prisoners* don’t go out into the world, the world** must bring this (and other contagions) to the prisoners. If I worked in a prison, I would have to choose between making my (already low) pay or chance sharing a disease. Well, I need to live. Also, when do the medical checks become a formality? (*Except work camps who go out in the world – and go to other prisons) (** Food, etc. suppliers; prison employees (especially corrections personnel) Reply DavidM on June 24, 2020 at 11:02 am Is John Oliver the only sane person in the world. Just maybe. Reply Submit a Comment Cancel reply Comment Policy PLEASE READ: Comments not adhering to this policy will be removed. Be patient. All comments are moderated before they are published. This takes time. Stay on topic. We welcome all opinions and encourage free discussion. Be respectful. Do not attack, abuse, or threaten. Your email address will not be published. Note: Markdown can be used for formatted text. Comment * See the Comment Policy above before posting Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. If you are a human, do not fill in this field.