The city of Seattle has had years to figure out ways to deal with homelessness in SoDo ahead of the All Star Game. Really could have got ahead of things, and figured out how to get people housed. Instead, last minute sweeps. Predictable, but not necessary.
We’ll have chances in the future to do this better, but I fear that we won’t. And in any case, this was squandered.
Anyway, please wash your hands right now and get vaccinated or boosted if you’re eligible.