Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AK) complained that public health officials are overly concerned about public health as they seem to want people to die from COVID.
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) accuses “public health bureaucrats” of * gasping * considering only “what they believe is best for public health.” pic.twitter.com/pYtE02773g
– The count (@therecount) July 23, 2021
Cotton said: “Nobody chose the CDC. Nobody chose Tony Fauci to make these decisions. Advisors advise. Elected officials decide, and the American people elected Joe Biden, members of Congress, our governors, and our state legislators to make these decisions for us. If you simply hand these decisions over to a group of public health bureaucrats, of course, all they are going to consider is what they think is best for public health. They are not going to balance interests such as whether people can earn a living, put food on the table, or whether their children can learn in school. “
Tom Cotton complains that public health officials are trying to prevent COVID deaths.
Senator Cotton’s message is that public health should not try to keep people alive during the pandemic. Tom Cotton wants there to be no safety guidelines to make things look normal. Forget all the people who are dying from COVID. That’s only part of the cost of keeping schools open and people in their jobs.
Tom Cotton wants to run for president in 2024 and, like Sarah Huckabee Sanders, is running on a platform of more COVID deaths for all.
Instead of fighting for the freedom to spread COIVD, Senator Cotton should encourage Republicans to get vaccinated.
Mr. Easley is the managing editor, who is the White House press group and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a BA in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, specializing in social reform movements.
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