Thanksgiving Lockdown Is For The Peasants
Thanksgiving Lockdown Is For The Peasants
It doesn’t matter how many times we point this out. Elected officials absolutely see themselves as the ruling class, telling all you peasants out there how to best live your lives for THEIR convenience.
We have continued to document the sheer hypocrisy of “lockdowns for thee, not for me,” which clearly shows why all the cautionary warnings about Thanksgiving – well intentioned by some as they may be – are being straight-up ignored.
Example A in this gallery of hypocrites is none other than the worst governor in the United States (and he has stiff competition) is Emmy-winner Andrew Cuomo (D-Grandma Killer). You see, after endlessly lecturing New York and pretty much anyone within the sound of his voice about how awesome he is about “controlling” the virus and that’s why everyone should obey him, Governor Grim Reaper of Nursing Homes got caught making Thanksgiving plans that don’t line up with all the advice he was spewing.
On Monday, Cuomo told WAMC’s radio host Alan Chartock that his 89-year-old mother, Matilda Cuomo, was planning on traveling to join him in Albany, along with two of his daughters, for the holiday.”
“My mom is gonna come up and two of my girls, is the current plan,” Cuomo said.”
“But the plans change,” he cautioned. “I have a lot of work to do between now and Thanksgiving.”
Later in the interview — as well as during his news conference earlier in the day — Cuomo warned New Yorkers who plan on holding Thanksgiving celebrations as usual that it was dangerous given that the virus can spread in large indoor gatherings. He previously signed an executive order limiting private indoor gatherings to a max of 10 people.”
NY Gov Cuomo today
11:30am: Cuomo tells story about how daughter in Chicago is NOT coming to his Thanksgiving. HE CRIES ON LIVE TV
3:45pm: Cuomo revealed his 89-year-old mother + two other daughters are traveling to join his Thanksgiving
5:30pm: Cuomo cancels on family pic.twitter.com/mCivYLUhSc
— Eli Klein (@TheEliKlein) November 24, 2020
If we gave Cuomo an award for “Most Hypocritical Governor” and made it look like an Emmy, do you think he would show up to accept it?
On tap for the award for “Most Hypocritical Mayor,” let’s invite Denver Mayor Michael Hancock to come on down. You see, he gave all of Denver yet another reminder over Twitter to stay home for Thanksgiving.
Pass the potatoes, not COVID.
🏘️Stay home as much as you can, especially if you're sick.
💻Host virtual gatherings instead of in-person dinners.
❌Avoid travel, if you can.
🍲Order your holiday meal from a local eatery.
🎁Shop online with a small business for #BlackFriday. pic.twitter.com/acQpWs2Ism
— Michael B. Hancock (@MayorHancock) November 25, 2020
And then immediately after sending out that tweet, the mayor got on an airplane to travel to meet up with family for Thanksgiving.
His spokeswoman confirmed that Hancock was traveling to Houston Wednesday to visit his daughter in Mississippi, and that his wife is already there.”
About 30 minutes before the flight, Hancock’s account tweeted out to “avoid travel, if you can” in order to slow the spread of COVID-19.”
“As he has shared, the Mayor is not hosting his traditional large family dinner this year, but instead traveling alone to join his wife and daughter where the three of them will celebrate Thanksgiving at her residence instead of having them travel back to Denver,” a statement from the mayor’s spokesperson reads. “Upon return, he will follow all necessary health and safety guidance and quarantine.”
YOU GUYS, IT’S OKAY – THE MAYOR WILL QUARANTINE AFTER THANSKGIVING! The restaurant community in Denver that was just shut down for indoor dining must just be beyond thrilled with how careful the mayor is being to quarantine AFTER his return from a family Thanksgiving gathering.
With this level of unmitigated bullshit, is it really any wonder that Americans who have been deprived of socialization with family on a large scale, if not on the small scale, are looking at these supposed “leaders” who are attempting to preach from on high about how people should behave, and saying “screw you, I’m having my Thanksgiving dinner the way I want it”?
But never underestimate “our betters” – if they don’t catch you going, they’ll catch you coming back.
Republican Gov. Phil Scott says Vermont schools will question kids about Thanksgiving plans https://t.co/g52or0TAfr
— The Washington Times (@WashTimes) November 25, 2020
Vermont Gov. Phil Scott said Tuesday that school officials will question returning students about whether they attended gatherings with people outside their household during Thanksgiving to determine if they need to quarantine over coronavirus concerns.”
“Unfortunately, we know some will still get together and schools have asked for help,” the Republican governor tweeted Tuesday. “[The Vermont Agency of Education] will direct schools to ask students or parents if they were part of multi-family gatherings and if the answer is yes, they’ll need to go remote for 14 days or 7 days and a test.”
The governor said he hopes the policies will act as a “deterrent” to keep people in their own homes. Asked whether he thinks it’s encouraging families to lie about their plans or “tattle” on others, he answered, “If you don’t want your kids to have to transition to remote learning and quarantine for seven days maybe you ought to make other plans,” the Bennington Banner reported.”
If that doesn’t make your skin crawl, I don’t know what will. Yes, Vermont has returned to in-person school, which is why they would like families to be cautious. But to have “school officials” question kids about Thanksgiving dinner? WHAT. Big Brother would like an accounting of your weekend, please, and the children who rat out their parents will be hailed as a “hero of the state.”
How about everyone be sensible, wash your hands, take the necessary precautions, protect your elderly, and mind your own damn business. I guess that is too much to ask in 2020.
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