The iconic Tower of London guards, known colloquially as Beefeaters, may face layoffs for the first time in their 545-year history as pandemic closures have created a $123 million shortfall for the charity that runs the historical site. What do you think?
“Goes to show that in a pandemic even the least necessary job on earth isn’t guaranteed.”
Nigel Mooney • Postcard Collector
“I know I’m supposed to feel bad about this, but there’s no way the Beefeaters have worse lives than I do.”
Shannon Leitz • Coffee Brewer
“Listen, it’s tough for street performers everywhere right now, not just in the U.K.”
Phoenix Wiegand • Human Thermometer