‘WHAT ARE YOU PEOPLE DOING?!’: New Yorkers Earn Scorn For Flocking to See Navy Hospital Ship
New Yorkers who have flocked to see the Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort, which arrived in New York City on Monday, are now being scorned for failing to socially distance amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The Navy hospital ship is meant to relieve stress on New York hospitals amid the global pandemic, and its arrival sparked excitement from those who wanted to see the ship for themselves.
Several angry observers, however, pointed out that “This is incredibly counterproductive,” and took to Twitter to express their outrage:
so we’re just going to be in quarantine forever huh pic.twitter.com/loykFYkNRD
— internet baby (@kirkpate) March 30, 2020
what is this behaviour? https://t.co/Xj5ku32HTZ
— Michael Gold (@migold) March 30, 2020
This is incredibly counterproductive. People gathered to watch the US Navy hospital ship dock in New York City.
Stay home. Practice social distancing. pic.twitter.com/SOWsdUaOgo
— Alexis Benveniste 🏡 (@apbenven) March 30, 2020
petition to name the hospital boat Boaty McDon’tTouchYourFace
— Ariel Edwards-Levy (@aedwardslevy) March 30, 2020
Way to go, New York.
— MJ Lee (@mj_lee) March 30, 2020
These are the people that aren’t going to allow us to go to sports or concerts. Because some of my fellow New Yorkers wanted to stand out and see a freaking Boat showing up to the harbor today. Come ON people!!! https://t.co/HyFWkfL4dn
— Gunz (@TheGunzShow) March 30, 2020
THAT’S what this is? Y’all never seen a boat before? https://t.co/8WsKX5F7WK
— Sean Morrow (@snmrrw) March 30, 2020
WHAT ARE YOU PEOPLE DOING?!?! 🤦🏻♂️🙄🤬
It’s a boat. Watch it on TV. Don’t get sick. https://t.co/JyxIH6kTeY
— Craig Beilinson (@cbeilinson) March 30, 2020
Why is this country so damn stupid? https://t.co/7oDoepGpqz
— Tork Mason (@CoachMason33) March 30, 2020
Doing what’s right and doing what’s easy are two very different things right now. Too many are still erring on the side of the latter. https://t.co/m7IMMbroHN
— Sean Breslin (@Sean_Breslin) March 30, 2020
— Matthew Smith (@MattSmithKIRO7) March 30, 2020
GET OFF MY STREET. GO HOME. OH MY GOD. https://t.co/JPnH8Ycchj
— Louis Peitzman (@LouisPeitzman) March 30, 2020
what the hell is wrong with everyone https://t.co/c93Ik4CxSQ
— Alice Speri (@alicesperi) March 30, 2020
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