HUNTER: Florida resident calls state COVID ‘ticking time bomb’

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“You have to ask yourself: Do I feel lucky?” — Clint Eastwood, Dirty Harry (1971) It was sunny, breezy and 17C in St. Petersburg, Florida on Wednesday. My childhood friend was sitting in his backyard on the Gulf of Mexico sipping a beer when I called. He’s lived in the Sunshine State for two decades. And now he wants out. COVID-19 has made the state a nightmare, he says. “There’s no consistency. Walk down any street and you’ll see packed restaurants and bars, many servers don’t bother to wear masks,” he told me. “And there’s zero enforcement.”