Coronavirus: Thread

grarpamp grarpamp at
Thu May 20 02:24:29 PDT 2021

During a White House press briefing, a PBS journalist suggested that
ending mask mandates was racist.

Yes, really.

Last week, the CDC disappointed face diaper extremists by lifting
restrictions on mask wearing in numerous settings.

This prompted a massive backlash from those who have adopted the face
covering as a kind of cult symbol, with a PBS journalist attempting to
argue that not masking up will lead to the deaths of more black

“The CDC guidelines on masks is putting front line workers and
especially people of color at risk and they’re calling for the CDC to
reverse that, what’s the White House’s stance on…people of color
(being) at risk,” said the journalist.

Leftists continue to be infuriated that mask mandates are ending
because for the past year, they’ve been able to use them as a
justification to ostracize and publicly shame conservatives, while the
entire time claiming masks “aren’t political.”

Despite the CDC’s advice, authorities throughout liberal states are
refusing to fully lift the mandates while zealots like AOC are
insisting they will continue to mask up.

Meanwhile, two months after lifting its mask mandate, Texas recorded
zero COVID deaths, the first time that has happened since data began
to be collected.

    Today Texas reported:
    * 0 Covid related deaths--the only time that's happened since data
was tracked in March, 2020.
    * the fewest Covid cases in over 13 months
    * the lowest 7-day Covid positivity rate ever
    * the lowest Covid hospitalizations in 11 months.
    Thanks, Texans!
    — Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) May 17, 2021

Even after the pandemic ends, those who have cemented mask wearing as
a signal of virtue, compliance and political obedience will fight
tooth and nail to keep the mandates in place under any flimsy

"Get the jab or wear a mask forever threatened Dementia Joe."

Why did Dementia Joe call the governors of Texas, Florida, and
Mississippi Neanderthals six weeks ago for ending mask mandates and
this week he ended the mask mandate for the entire country? I thought
he followed the science. But it appears raging inflation, a terrible
jobs report due to his policy of paying people not to work, a
hemorrhaging border crisis, gas pipelines proving to be somewhat
important, the Middle East exploding, and his woke executive order
agenda being ridiculed on a daily basis, convinced Joe’s handlers to
distract from his 100 days of disaster by reversing the ridiculous
Covid restrictions and sending the Covid cult into convulsions of

Their pathetic lives of mask virtue signaling, twitter haranguing, and
vaccination shaming are about to be invalidated, as a return to
normalcy will relegate the Biden brigade to their previous status of
inconsequential drones on Facebook posting pictures of their nine

This is communism in a new repackaged marketing campaign, where
Bernays’ propaganda techniques have been perfected through
technological mind manipulation by Big Government conspiring with Big
Tech and Big Business. The tripe of political correctness, wokeism,
anti-racism, cancel culture, and fear of the annual flu has been taken
to a level never seen before. Theodore Dalrymple captures the essence
of this new communism.

    “Political correctness is communist propaganda writ small. In my
study of communist societies, I came to the conclusion that the
purpose of communist propaganda was not to persuade or convince, not
to inform, but to humiliate; and therefore, the less it corresponded
to reality the better. When people are forced to remain silent when
they are being told the most obvious lies, or even worse when they are
forced to repeat the lies themselves, they lose once and for all their
sense of probity. To assent to obvious lies is in some small way to
become evil oneself. One’s standing to resist anything is thus eroded,
and even destroyed. A society of emasculated liars is easy to control.
I think if you examine political correctness, it has the same effect
and is intended to.” ― Theodore Dalrymple

They blatantly flog provably false narratives through their media
mouthpieces, disguised as impartial journalists, medical experts,
university professors, and anyone the masses might look up to. Those
who knowingly assent to these obvious lies have become just as evil as
those telling the lies.

The lies have been piled high in the last year.

"I have certain rules I live by.
My first rule:
I don't believe anything the government tells me.
Nothing. Zero.
-- George Carlin

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