Well…here’s something most of you don’t see often: a CNN anchor saying something you can watch just before dinner.
But lo, it happened: On Wednesday, Brianna Keilar flamed Democrats in power who’ve been more interested in you staying safe from COVID-19 — courtesy of their edicts — than they’ve cared about their germ-free selves.
Hence, officials tying your hands have been footloose and fancy free.
It’s the ol’ Hypocrites in Politics gag, and Brianna was callin’ ’em out.
As noted by The Daily Caller, she fingered California’s Gavin Newsom, New York’s Andrew Cuomo, San Francisco Mayor London Breed, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, LA County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, and Denver Mayor Michael Hancock.
All of the above were exposed for a breakage of coronavirus restrictions.
Here’s how Brianna broke it off:
“A number of Democratic leaders apologizing, or reversing course, after multiple occurrences of ‘Do as I say, not as I do.’ They have been caught not following their own coronavirus guidelines.”
She listed each person’s foul-up, including a few public apologies along the way:
Well said @brikeilarcnn. As a lifelong #Democrat I find this entitled hypocrisy intolerable. It is a slap in the face to those of us trying our best to protect ourselves, our families, and our neighbors. These behaviors will be remembered. #COVID19 #Hypocrites @CNN https://t.co/UQbPs64Lgx
— Alan Henderson (@alanhndrsn) December 3, 2020
The reporter ripped ’em:
“The past few weeks brought into relief a pattern of leaders failing to lead by example, asking Americans to make sacrifices that they themselves are unwilling to make, and appearing sorry only when they’re caught.”
And not only are some Donkey Party peeps holding Americans to a different standard, they’re shaming officeholders across the aisle:
“Trust is built slowly, but it evaporates faster than reservations at a fancy restaurant. A lot of these leaders, they are looking across the aisle to blame Republicans who aren’t taking mask-wearing seriously. But maybe it’s time they also look in the mirror and ask themselves if that amuse-bouche was really worth it.”
Bouche: An allowance of food and drink for retinue in a royal or noble household.
From Gavin Newsom…
Does French Laundry cater Thanksgiving dinner? Can I get a side of hypocrisy? pic.twitter.com/9ppE3XMo2y
— ☃️ Palmist Elect Biden Cheated 🎅🏼 (@RealTanMan1980) November 25, 2020
What do politicians say?
We have to shut down restaurants, skip Thanksgiving this year and cancel all travel plans.
What do they do?
1. Gavin Newsom goes to French Laundry
2. LA supervisors destroy 1000s of restaurant jobs
3. Denver mayor flies home to Houston for Thanksgiving pic.twitter.com/dPsAeyvObo
— Kyle Tibbitts (@KyleTibbitts) November 25, 2020
Oh, I missed your Covid briefing. I was busy having lunch at the French Laundry… pic.twitter.com/sp8eyqYPnb
— Save us from 2020! (@Wine_Pres) November 30, 2020
I’m going to book a reservation at the French Laundry for 22 – I’ll say it’s for 12 – that’s a small business right? pic.twitter.com/f0XKLuJh6h
— AngelzMom (@angelzmom103) November 30, 2020
A poll for my fellow Californians and San Franciscans:
Which is the worse Gavin gaffe, his recent French Laundry fiasco, or his old “New Kennedys” spread for Harper’s Bazaar?
It’s a tough call.
— Bakemaster Pieman (@3141Pie) November 25, 2020
Back to Brianna, given we’re talking about Democrats, it was a bold move to call out the political pack.
But it’s 2020, and the year’s full of surprises. Brace for more — including, to be sure, more
funny phony business in the world of politics, money, and power.
And for all you who like a good scandal, here’s a bonus:
Today, Governor John Bel Edwards (D-LA) confirmed the authenticity of a photograph taken of him socializing maskless and in close contact with others at the Baton Rouge Country Club in mid-November just before enacting stricter COVID-19 lockdowns for the state. pic.twitter.com/HFo1Z4wl6j
— Ellen Carmichael (@ellencarmichael) December 2, 2020
There’s your next story, Brianna.
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