With cases already spiking in Deschutes County and officials pleading with Oregonians (ahem, Portlanders) to stay close to home for Memorial Day weekend, perhaps the most we can hope for is that people heed advice about keeping gatherings small and segregated (by family group); polling suggests Democrats are more likely than Republicans to do so — the latter arguing that “the worst of the coronavirus is behind us or that the virus was never a threat”.