The tide appears to be turning a bit this week. With COVID surging primarily in crimson states, Republicans immediately 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 conflict over masks. Ron DeSantis, regardless of a large COVID surge in Florida, says he received’t concern a masks mandate on colleges this fall. And Lara Trump, daughter-in-law of the previous president, stated she was thrilled the opposite day when her maskless daughter got here residence from college sick.
Trump advised the hosts of Fox & Associates, “The concept we’re going to make our youngsters sit at school masked up all day lengthy I feel is completely ludicrous.”
The spouse of Eric Trump continued, “My daughter, Carolina, final week had a chilly. Each dad or mum is aware of that’s a nightmare. I’ve to let you know, 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 can permit her to develop an immune system.”
Trump closed, “That is completely insane. As a dad or mum, I can let you know I’m not going to be masking up my youngsters. It isn’t going to occur.”
COVID-19, after all, isn’t the rooster pox or a chilly, it’s a lethal sickness. And whereas youngsters do significantly better with the sickness than adults, some are nonetheless passing away or having critical unwanted effects.
Todd Neikirk is a New Jersey primarily based politics and know-how author. His work has been featured in psfk.com, foxsports.com and hillreporter.com. He enjoys sports activities, politics, comedian books and spending time on the shore together with his household.