Americans aren’t having a great year, that’s for certain, and each week seems to bring with it some new danger or calamity.
First, (and persistently foremost), is the global coronavirus pandemic that is still raging here in the US thanks to a less-than-maximum effort to defeat the illness, and the fact that we somehow allowed the mainstream media to turn it into a political issue.
Then there were murder hornets, which are precisely what you think that they are, showing up in America for the first time ever.
Not long after that flying threat was announced, we bore witness to the horrific death of George Floyd and the nearly 4 months of protests and riots that have ensured in the wake of that incident.
And, of course, all of this is occurring with the backdrop of a presidential election like no other in our history.
The last two weeks have also brought us ever-lager wildfires out west that have forced the evacuation of well over half a million people, and that are now spawning literal fire tornadoes.
A “fire tornado” scorched the area near Huntington Lake when the Creek Fire initially picked up in intensity last week, according to Huntington Lake Volunteer Fire Department Chief Chris Donnelly.
The large flames and high winds caused many trees to be uprooted in the old meadow area in front of Kennolyn Camps on the north side of Huntington Lake, Donnelly said of the scene he witnessed Sept. 5.
And, because you have to see it to believe it:
A fire tornado ? 2020 you need to CHILL pic.twitter.com/pTY3CYizg6
— Academy Music Business (@BenjaminEnfield) September 11, 2020
Watch out for poison hail and acid-filled hurricanes in October.
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