On Wednesday, MSNBC host Joy Reid tried to characterize Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis as a toddler assassin primarily based on his state’s loosened COVID restrictions and decrease vaccination charges.
Using logic predicated on the identical tips and combined messaging given by the CDC and Dr. Fauci, Reid embodied the idiocy of the Left’s mission to remodel what began out as a pandemic right into a political ideology designed to separate the nation — particularly when the brand new commonplace equates an absence of COVID restrictions to homicide.
While the media makes an attempt to reprimand Gov. DeSantis and Gov. Greg Abbott of Texas for an absence of compliance with COVID mandates, the story of different states at the moment held hostage by COVID restrictions and above-average vaccination charges are experiencing the identical spikes in circumstances.
Vermont — a state boasting the highest fee of vaccination within the United States — has seen a pointy enhance in circumstances parallel to Florida.
Still implementing indoor masks mandates and main the nation in selling vaccines, Vermont’s technique might be thought of a hit by mute Reid, Fauci, the media and Pres. Biden — however the consequence has been a whole failure in mitigating the virus’ unfold.
Outkick’s Clay Travis known as out the Left for criticizing Republican leaders breaking away from COVID restrictions because the nation’s most vaccinated states proceed to see skyrocketing breakthrough numbers.
“Vermont is one of the most vaccinated states in the country and is about to hit an all-time high in covid cases. Look forward to Joe Biden and the media telling me how this is all Ron DeSantis’s fault,” tweeted Clay.
The folks of Vermont have remained compliant with altering COVID restrictions. A Hinesburg native named Bill was interviewed by Seven Days and gave his account on the mired outlook for those that are abiding by Gov. Phil Scott’s COVID restrictions, however are nonetheless falling sufferer to breakthrough circumstances.
“Most of us had been lulled into the idea that we didn’t even necessarily have to wear masks,” mentioned Bill, together with his absolutely vaccinated 79-year-old spouse as one other recipient of a breakthrough COVID case. “We were opening up our lives again.”
He added, “I am reminding myself of what we don’t know, rather than what we do know, because so much of what we thought we knew has been wrong.”
Bill additionally talked about how the indefinite mandates are manifesting right into a “depression” among the many state’s folks.
“It’s not clinical depression; it’s circumstantial depression — what we used to call in the ’60s and ’70s ‘existential dread.’ Those are the things that have lingered with me.”
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