Emotions are pretty raw in Northwest Georgia right now, as more children than ever get COVID. That doesn’t seem to matter one iota to Marjorie Taylor Greene however, while continuing to attack mask use in children, despite recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics to continue to mitigate techniques when schools reopen, including social distancing and mask use.
Source: Washington Post
The same as the death of a 5 year old of the disease in Georgia last week. That so few children have died of covid does nothing to reduce the incredible pain their family must be feeling, a pain their father expressed directly in a Facebook post.
“My little friend. My best friend. My helper.” hey wrote, going on to detail the light that your child brought into his life and the lives of those around him, as only happy young children can. It is a moving response to a deeply personal tragedy.
In the northwest Georgia area where that boy lived, near the city of Calhoun, vaccination rates are unusually low. The Harvard University analysis finds that the congressional district in which he lived has the eighth lowest vaccination rate of the 435 seats nationwide.
Your representative is Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene (R).
A tweet from Greene this morning (Thursday) hit a raw nerve.
This morning Marjorie Taylor Greene tweeted in capital letters: “STOP MASKING THE KIDS !!!”
Last week, a five-year-old girl in her district died of covid. https://t.co/garYRIEGoJ
– Philip Bump (@pbump) July 22, 2021
Yesterday laughing at children and COVID. https://t.co/2jrjgjutHU
– Dr. Tara C. Smith (@etiology) July 22, 2021