The tide appears to be turning a bit this week. With COVID surging primarily in purple states, Republicans abruptly appear prepared to endorse vaccines. Fox hosts Steve Doocy and Sean Hannity inspired their viewers to look into the shot. And long-time holdout and quantity 2 Republican within the Home, Steve Scalise received his jab.
Conservatives, although, nonetheless appear targeted on making a tradition battle over masks. Ron DeSantis, regardless of an enormous COVID surge in Florida, says he gained’t problem a masks mandate on colleges this fall. And Lara Trump, daughter-in-law of the previous president, mentioned she was thrilled the opposite day when her maskless daughter got here house from faculty sick.
Trump told the hosts of Fox & Associates, “The concept we’re going to make our kids sit at school masked up all day lengthy I believe is totally ludicrous.”
The spouse of Eric Trump continued, “My daughter, Carolina, final week had a chilly. Each mother or father is aware of that’s a nightmare. I’ve to inform you, I used to be so thrilled as a result of I do know that she is definitely getting in touch with viruses and germs and micro organism that may permit her to develop an immune system.”
Trump closed, “That is completely insane. As a mother or father, I can inform you I’m not going to be masking up my kids. It’s not going to occur.”
COVID-19, in fact, isn’t the rooster pox or a chilly, it’s a lethal sickness. And whereas kids do significantly better with the sickness than adults, some are nonetheless passing away or having critical uncomfortable side effects.
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