Skip to comments.That time a 60s white woman berated me over social distancing in the checkout line
Posted on 10/04/2020 8:55:20 AM PDT by rktman
Checkout line at Sprouts. I stood on the green social distancing circle while the woman ahead of me, white, 60s, put her things on the conveyor belt. She turned to me, scowled, and swept her hand down dramatically, pointing at my feet. I looked down: yes, I was on the green. The problem was that she was not standing on hers. I said nothing.
The clerk finished ringing her up, and she moved forward to the credit card station, so I moved up to the next circle. Again she gesticulated at my feet, this time adding, "Stand back!"
"But the WHO says one meter for social distancing. That's 39 inches. Follow the science!"
She snarled, "I'm a f------ !@#$. I don't need the science!"
"I caught the adjective but not the noun. What are you again?"
"I'm a pharmacist!"
"And not just a pharmacist, but a f------ pharmacist! You go with the CDC; I'll follow WHO. Follow the science!"
"You're making me uncomfortable!"
I did not know if she was going to call for the manager or the police. Instead, she berated the clerk. "You need to enforce that!"
He smiled. "Not my job."
"It is your job!"
They went through that do-loop a couple times, then she flounced off in a fit of angry self-regard. "Flounced" is probably the wrong word. Shambled? Lumbered?
As the clerk was ringing me up, a smile played about his lips. "You know what's funny? You and I are way closer than six feet." He was right: to use the credit card reader, the customer must move beyond the Plexiglas shield, standing about two feet from the clerk. The man behind me in line laughed.
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
What’s the relevance of the “60s” part and the “White” part?
This is news?
America has nurtured a special kind of older she-wolf. Raised on hippy idealism, feminism, critical theory, hate of tradition, hate of political conservatives - all set on fire with menopause.
Better ask Henry Percy. I found the piece amusing. It could be fiction.
Pandemic or no pandemic, I usually give crazy ladies lots of berth.
Only about 4’ circumference, so you’ll have to be more specific.
To ensure people like you didn ‘t wonder if it was a 10 year old kid or maybe a 90 year old Mexican in wheel chair. It’s much more clear than saying ...a human.
Not just older women ...30 somethings too
“Whats the relevance of the 60s part and the White part?”
Dunno about the white part, but someone in their 60s might be more concerned about such things? Just a guess.
If I had been a bystander, I would have encouraged her to call the police and said I would stand for her as a witness.
(and turned around and winked at Henry)
Then, if and when they got there, I would relate how Henry was sticking to his circle and let her get in trouble for a nuisance call.
During the Wu-Flu, we had a local grocery with “one way only” traffic signs on the floors.
I got WAY more dirty looks for going the “wrong” way up aisles to quickly grab one item on foot to put in my cart outside the aisle than I did for any sort of distancing or wearing/not wearing a hanky.
Just an example of your typical Karen. Laugh at them or ignore them. They are worthless and work against freedom and liberty. They are the enemy.
..... - all set on fire with menopause.
I dont care who you are, thats funny right there!
I had an encounter with a shopping cart Karen in the parking lot.
Apparently it is a matter of National Security to not put your cart back in line at the store.....
Would it be fair to conclude that you are a definite Trump voter, the clerk and the guy behind you are potential Trump voters, and the 60s white woman is no way in h@ll a Trump voter?
Ugly in the 60s even uglier and more frustrated now
It’s happened to me too! An “older” woman in the Walmart. I hate that store anyway...
Why were you at Sprouts in the FIRST place, Henry? :-)
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