(ReliableNews.org) – Last year, states shutdown as they tried to stop the spread of the coronavirus. At first, the country was told it was going to take 15 days to flatten the curve. That obviously didn’t happen. Millions of people lost their jobs as a result of the decision to shut down businesses. Kids suffered when they were forced out of their classrooms and into their homes.
On Tuesday, March 2, Texas and Mississippi decided to lift their remaining coronavirus restrictions and completely reopen their states. Government leaders in these states believe that is what’s best for their citizens; one of them was forced to speak out after President Joe Biden attacked them for their decision.
Joe Biden Criticizes States
A reporter asked Biden about the states lifting their restrictions and ending their mask mandates during an interview in the Oval Office. The president said he thinks the governors made a “big mistake” and that the “masks make a difference.” Then he accused them of “Neanderthal thinking.”
Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves (R) responded to the president’s comments during an interview with Fox News. He said Biden’s remark was reminiscent of the “deplorables” comment that the failed 2016 presidential nominee Hillary Clinton made when she was running against Donald Trump.
Reeves explained when Biden made the comments, he “felt the same way” he did when Clinton insulted Trump voters. It made him think they needed to get out of DC and “actually travel to middle America.”
Americans Know What to Do
Democrats like Biden seem to think that just because the governors aren’t imposing draconian restrictions on citizens that they aren’t going to stay safe. That could not be further from the truth. The people in this country know what they have to do for their families. Republican leaders just recognize that they deserve the right to make their own decisions without government interference. After all, this is a country that was founded on the idea of freedom.
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