Ivey's 'new' rules don't make sense

As I talked to people prior to Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey's address Tuesday about what the state was going to do in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, I predicted she would do a 'soft-opening'. I also told people I could probably write that story before she made her speech and I wouldn't miss it by much. I was right on both points.

The one point I would have missed was the opening of the Alabama beaches along the Gulf Coast. But like the most of the changes, it was a soft change. Her new order says the beaches will be open at 5 p.m. April 30 but her order says there will be no gatherings of 10 o...