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Wed Dec 23, 2020, 06:20 PM

GOP Covid deniers who refused to wear a mask jump the vaccine line, adding insult to injury


GOP Covid deniers who refused to wear a mask jump the vaccine line, adding insult to injury
There’s a particular hypocrisy in GOP senators like Lindsey Graham, Joni Ernst and Marco Rubio getting the coronavirus vaccine before the rest of us.

Dec. 23, 2020, 12:54 PM EST
By Dean Obeidallah, MSNBC Opinion Columnist


In recent days, America has watched some of the very same Republican senators — Joni Ernst, Marco Rubio and Lindsey Graham, for example — who in the past undermined the risks posed by Covid-19, attend events that hastened its spread. We've watch as they failed to denounce President Donald Trump’s numerous lies about this deadly virus, but then had no problem lining up to get the coronavirus vaccine before the rest of us.

As one emergency room doctor put it on Twitter after seeing a photo of 49-year-old Rubio being vaccinated Monday: “I’m an ER doctor and despite trying, I have not yet been able to be vaccinated.”


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None of this should surprise you. The GOP and hypocrisy go hand in hand at this point. It’s like Trump and lying. Yet, these three senators’ profiles in duplicity are still uniquely atrocious.

Let’s start with Ernst, the senator from Iowa who both undercut the deadliness of the virus and vocally opposed measures that would have saved lives as it continued to infect thousands in her home state. In early September, although 184,000 of our fellow Americans had already died from the virus, Ernst told Iowans that she was “so skeptical" about the Covid-19 death toll data that she suggested the numbers were inflated. In her view, “health care providers and others are reimbursed at a higher rate if Covid is tied to it, so what do you think they’re doing?" This baseless conspiracy theory had been championed by groups like QAnon, but Ernst gave it increased credence by virtue of her position and platform. ..........(more)

https://www.msnbc.com/opinion/gop-covid-deniers-who-refused-wear-mask-jump-vaccine-line-n1252196?icid=msd_topgrid




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Wed Dec 23, 2020, 06:22 PM

1. I love to get ahead of the line, but I'd wait until the Dr & Nurses and the EMTs got theirs first.

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Wed Dec 23, 2020, 06:26 PM

2. Do these people really have a clue as to how vomitus they are? Really? ...no, they don't.

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Wed Dec 23, 2020, 07:46 PM

3. Medical personnel should have a vial labeled "Placebo" for these assholes.

Tell them it's an extra-strength dose that not only protects them from Covid, but also the flu, the common cold, and chronic halitosis.

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Wed Dec 23, 2020, 08:29 PM

4. Several

Democrats and Republicans have gotten it. Guess we shouldn’t be surprised. Republicans know it’s real, they just have to put on a show for their constituents. They are such hypocrites.

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