What’s so totally different about COVID that Republicans simply can not market group wellness?

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Rep. Jordan Teuscher, R-South Jordan throughout Home flooring…

What’s so totally different about COVID that Republicans simply can not market group wellness?

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Rep. Jordan Teuscher, R-South Jordan throughout Home flooring time on the Utah Legislative Session, Jan. 28, 2022. &#13&#13

My consultant within the Utah Legislature states, “we’ve got achieved a disservice throughout this state as we’ve got approached the COVID-19 pandemic in striving to find govt cures.

The appropriate a part of governing administration, on this situation, is to teach and advocate, not mandate.” All his Republican colleagues expressed settlement by imposing their dangerous nonsense on counties that had been shielding their residents with masks mandates.

To Rep. Teuscher and his Republican colleagues, I say, “Hogwash!!!” First, I don’t see these jokers enterprise any educating or advocating, aside from by espousing their philosophy of confined authorities. It’s straightforward to see simply how properly their hands-off methodology performs by paying consciousness to the COVID-19 an infection, hospitalization, and lack of life charges in Utah and by witnessing the numbers of people figuring out their flexibility to ignore scientific science to the 2 their have detriment and that of many others. If all you maskless women and men had been being threats solely to yourselves, I’d say “go for it.” However that baby within the grocery cart behind you is respiration your air, method too.

And 2nd, what’s so distinct about “this case” that Republicans can not see their solution to promote group properly being? They certainly don’t have any points with imposing limits on using liquor and tobacco. I believe if the brethren down the hill would simply incorporate “refraining from unsafe viruses” to the Phrase of Knowledge, we’d have a legislation mandating masks tomorrow.

Mark Mears, South Jordan

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