Most LV gaming, political leaders singing in tune on post-pandemic reopening

By John L. Smith, CDC Gaming Reports

Las Vegas Boulevard is still quiet and will remain so for now. But a lot is happening in preparation for a slow-rolling reopening at the appropriate time. That runs contrary to the damaging and nonsensical blather of Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and the Astroturf reopening protests that have been taking place on the Strip and throughout the country. Goodman has been shouting about throwing the doors open and letting the chips – and bodies – fall where they may. The protesters, whose funding connections to far-right political groups are thinly veiled, have been shouting about the Liberty and the Constitution and how their inalienable right to be reckless supersedes stay-at-home orders and the best efforts of medical science. But beyond the tabloid headlines, there are signs of life. (more)