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Mask Hypocrisy Continues

Greg Crosby

By Greg Crosby

Published Oct. 22, 2021

Mask Hypocrisy Continues
I've written about this before. Many others have written about this. It's spoken of all the time on radio, on television, on the internet, with friends. Everyone agrees that it isn't fair. It isn't right. It shouldn't be. And yet there it is. And it goes on and on. You guessed it, it's the authoritarians who make the rules for us, but not for themselves. Masks for thee, but not for me.

Of course, this arrogance harks back to the attitude of the French nobility towards the peasants which finally led to the French Revolution. The aristocratic elites of the 1700's looking down their noses at the masses. The politically connected and rich believing that are special and better than everyone else. But as bad as that was in France then, it's never more obviously apparent as it is today in the America of 2021.

Thanks to social media (which rarely deserves thanks for anything) we see it for ourselves almost daily, the narcissistic elitists going maskless, attending big events and gala banquets or just walking around in public when they stupidly think that no cameras will capture them disobeying the laws that they force us to obey.

One of the latest examples happened this past week. Alejandro Mayorkas, the Secretary of Homeland Security, tested positive Tuesday for COVID-19 just days after he attended an event withÊPresident Biden on Saturday. It was the 40th Annual National Peace Officers' Memorial Service at the U.S. Capitol. Photos show Mayorkas standing close to Biden and First Lady Jill Biden at one point during the outdoor event, all without masks.Ê

That same day a patron of a Georgetown seafood restaurant posted a video of the president and first lady Jill Biden leaving the restaurant without wearing their masks. Biden was spotted holding his mask as he walked out. Washington, DC, has an indoor mask mandate in place in response to the surge of the Delta variant of the coronavirus. So, Biden and his wife were clearly violating his own mask mandate.

This isn't the only time Biden has been seen wearing his mask only when he knows cameras will be rolling. The Republican National Committee shared the video on social media, calling out the president's hypocrisy.

The hypocrisy isn't confined to Biden, we remember the video of Nancy Pelosi going maskless at a hair salon at the height of the lockdown, and Governor Newsom dining out with friends also sans mask. The list goes on. Just last weekend at the 63rd Annual L.A. Press Club's Journalism Awards Dinner, photos were posted exposing the media and celebrity phonies who bully the rest of us into mask wearing enjoying the evening totally maskless in the crowded ballroom.

Included in that elitist group was Dr. Sanjay Gupta, the medical health "expert" on CNN. The Emmy Award ceremony and the New York Met Gala evening were two other recent events where we saw celebrities and political elites going totally maskless while the serving staff wore masks.

What does all this tell us? It tells us that the whole mask thing is a lie. If wearing masks all the time really worked to keep people safe from the disease, don't you think these people would be wearing them? The fact that we catch them not wearing masks when they think no one's looking proves that they know it doesn't do a damn thing. But sure, they'll put on the mask when they're in front of a camera. It's all about control and virtue signaling. And it's another way of dividing people into warring factions, like the Democrats and media do in every other respect.

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What really gets me is how they don't seem to care if they get caught anymore. These phonies are so cocksure that they will suffer no consequences that they are now almost brazenly displaying their disdain for the rest of us poor saps that have to follow their authoritarian dictates. The message is clear, "We are better than you, so we don't have to obey the asinine rules we force upon you peons. Do as we say, not as we do."

I hate to say this, but this kind of crap is how major revolutions start. The only reason we don't see people out in the streets protesting this yet, is because most people are not paying attention. But as time goes on, if the elites keep at it, more and more of us will wake up to the fact that it's all a sham.

A sham that is doing real damage to our children, our livelihood, and our futures.

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