Politics, Moderate



Why are Trump and Republicans the ones getting COVID-19? Must be a liberal conspiracy.

By Rex Huppke, Tribune Content Agency on

I don’t mean to sound conspiratorial, but I think godless DEMONcrats have intentionally infected President Donald Trump, several Republican senators and a number of military and religious leaders with the coronavirus.

How else can we explain the fact that Republicans, who wisely question the seriousness of this so-called pandemic, seem to be the ones getting diagnosed with COVID-19 while liberals like Sleepy Joe Biden, who religiously wear masks and abide by silly social distancing recommendations, don’t get sick? It makes no sense.

This all hit me the other day as I was finishing a blog post titled: “Only GIRLY LIBS wear masks: How to beat the FAKE coronavirus scare with AMERICAN #toughness!!”

I came across an investigative tweet by former Republican congressional candidate and true American patriot DeAnna Lorraine. It read: “Does anyone else find it odd that no prominent Democrats have had the virus but the list of Republicans goes on and on?”

Wow. That really makes you not think, doesn’t it?

Here are some of the recent Republican politicians and members of the Trump administration who have tested positive for the fake coronavirus: President Trump; first lady Melania Trump; Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel; press secretary Kayleigh McEnany; aide Hope Hicks; former counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway; campaign manager Bill Stepien; principal assistant press secretary Chad Gilmartin; assistant press secretary Karoline Leavitt; Sen. Mike Lee; Sen. Ron Johnson; Sen. Thom Tillis; and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.


Also suspiciously testing positive for a thing I don’t believe in are: Notre Dame President John Jenkins; vice commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard, Adm. Charles Ray; California megachurch pastor Greg Laurie; and Texas megachurch pastor Matt Hagee.

On Tuesday, because of the Coast Guard admiral’s diagnosis, the top U.S. general, Gen. Mark Milley, and other members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff went into quarantine.

How are the liberals pulling this off?

The only things all these people have in common is attending White House events or other engagements where few people wore masks or practiced social distancing. So you’re telling me behavior that conflicts with basic coronavirus rules set up by the notoriously liberal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention could somehow put a person at greater risk?


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