The tide appears to be turning a bit this week. With COVID surging primarily in crimson states, Republicans all of the sudden 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 bought his jab.
Conservatives, although, nonetheless appear targeted on making a tradition battle over masks. Ron DeSantis, regardless of a large COVID surge in Florida, says he gained’t challenge a masks mandate on faculties 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 residence from college sick.
Trump told the hosts of Fox & Pals, “The concept that we’re going to make our youngsters sit in class masked up all day lengthy I feel is totally 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 inform you, I used to be so thrilled as a result of I do know that she is definitely getting involved with viruses and germs and micro organism that may enable her to develop an immune system.”
Trump closed, “That is completely insane. As a dad or mum, I can inform you I’m not going to be masking up my kids. It isn’t going to occur.”
COVID-19, in fact, isn’t the rooster pox or a chilly, it’s a lethal sickness. And whereas kids do a lot better with the sickness than adults, some are nonetheless passing away or having critical unwanted side 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 along with his household.