Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) received a series of stinging rebukes over his latest attempt at politicizing public health advice amid the coronavirus pandemic.
“How many masks are we supposed to wear this week?” the Donald Trump sycophant snarkily asked on Twitter Monday.
How many masks are we supposed to wear this week?
— Rep. Jim Jordan (@Jim_Jordan) April 19, 2021
It followed the Ohio Republican’s viral rant last week at Dr. Anthony Fauci, the country’s top infectious diseases expert, against government restrictions aimed at slowing the spread of the virus.
Many critics reminded Jordan of the guidance ― and of the 567,000 Americans that have so far died from COVID-19:
You could be part of the Solution, but instead you choose to be part of the problem. The “liberties/freedoms” you were recently screaming about that have been “removed”, would be quickly restored if everyone wore masks and got vaccinated.
— Enough is Enough (@JLemieux007) April 19, 2021
Ohioans, when you’re visiting your loved one’s grave, remember jim jordan was laughing at them
— Ned Pyle (@NerdPyle) April 19, 2021
One mask for every mass shooting. So, like, 50.
— Ms. McAdams (@BellsLabells) April 19, 2021
There isn’t enough to keep your mouth quiet.
— daz™ (@artofdaz) April 19, 2021
I’m sure the family members of your deceased constituents love to see you mocking a disease that’s killed 560,000 fellow Americans. You keep doing you though.
— mswain wear a mask🇺🇸 (@mswain13) April 19, 2021
How about following the advice of scientists and physicians?
— Russ Clark (@chesty68) April 19, 2021
One day some youngster will ask you how you helped in the terrible Covid pandemic of 2020 and 2021. You will be able to say that I sat on the sidelines and made fun of the people that tried to save our lives and I made sure I voted to stop helping the people financially burdened.
— BNB Bus Stop (@BNB_Bus_Stop) April 19, 2021
Just get one muzzle. That should do it.
— Gigi B🕉🕊🌎 (@GinaBuchanan15) April 19, 2021
For you, Jim, so many you can’t open your mouth all week long!
— Michael Schwartz (@ReachNewHorizon) April 19, 2021
The comments here are life affirming.
— Marty (@Marteliz21) April 20, 2021
However many it takes to save your life. Your turn.
— Lumberjack Grad David (@SFAgraduate) April 20, 2021
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