We Might Be Mentally Ill, You Are Morally Bankrupt

There has been a strain of a few arguments against the stay at home orders began in many states. The particular argument I’m concerned with comes in the form of a question. “What about people who have mental illnesses that end up committing suicide because they can’t pay their bills?’ That question has now made it out of the fever swamps of internet arguments, and right wing news outlets have begun to ask it of politicians. I’ve blown past it when I’ve seen it, up until now. It’s something I couldn’t even contend with because it comes across to me as having a level of…