Politics

MSNBC’s Joy Reid Claims Republicans Stopped ‘Caring Whether Or Not Kids Get Sick’

On Monday, MSNBC’s Joy Reid said that Republicans in states where COVID-19 cases were surging stopped “caring whether or not kids get sick,” using GOP opposition to vaccination and mask mandates as her examples.

She singled out Florida Governor Ron DeSantis for derision.

The MSNBC host made her comments on her show “The ReidOut”

RELATED: MSNBC Legal Analyst Says AG Merrick Garland Should Arrest Trump Before He Incites ‘Insurrection 2.0’

Reid: ‘I Thank God Every Day That I Was Able To Get My Kids To New York’

Reid said, “I don’t know if it’s just me, but it feels like these days we’re seeing a lot of discussion around what rabid COVID deniers are thinking and feeling.”

“But what about the people who have no choice and no voice in the matter, namely kids?” Reid added. “When did we stop caring whether or not kids get sick?”

“Why are their needs secondary to the needs of anti-vaxxers and anti-maskers?” she asked.

The MSNBC personality then focused on kids returning to school as the summer ends.

Reid said, “Thousands of kids under age 12 are heading back to school unvaccinated because the food and drug administration has not approved emergency use authorization for their age group.”

“Sadly we’re now seeing an uptick in COVID pediatric cases as the Delta variant continues to spread,” Reid observed.

“According to the CDC, at least 81 children died of COVID in the U.S. between March and July of this year,” she added. “Normally kids dying would be a five-alarm fire in America or anywhere around the world.”

Reid went on, “I thank God every day that I was able to get my kids to New York.”

Reid: ‘I Wish Both Sides Of This Debate Cared Equally About Kids’

Shen then focused on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

Reid said of her own children, “You know, they grew up in Florida. If we were still there, I would be terrified to send my three kids, who are now grown too, back to school in a state where Ron DeSantis is saying he will fine teachers and school board members for defying his ban on mask mandates.”

RELATED: Biden Has Installed More Judges Than Any Other President In 40 Years Up To This Point In His Presidency

“So what he’s saying is the school will not be allowed to be a COVID-free space,” Reid said. “There will be no COVID-free spaces for children in Florida, period. they have to be allowed to be exposed to it.”

She concluded, “I wish both sides of this debate cared equally about kids, but that is unfortunately not the case.”

 

Now is the time to support and share the sources you trust.
The Political Insider ranks #16 on Feedspot’s “Top 70 Conservative Political Blogs, Websites & Influencers in 2021.”

 

 

John Hanson

is a professional writer and editor with over 15 years of experience in conservative media and Republican politics. He has been a special guest on Fox News, Sirius XM, appeared as the guest of various popular personalities, and has had a lifelong interest in right-leaning politics.

Recent Posts

‘Never Trumper’ Liz Cheney Claims GOP Leadership ‘Enabling White Supremacy’

'Never Trump' Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) used the occasion of the horrific attack that killed…

3 hours ago

Surprise! Experts Worried Weapons Sent To Ukraine Might End Up In Enemy Hands

Last Tuesday, a $40 billion security-assistance package for Ukraine was approved with a 368 to…

5 hours ago

Trump Withdrew American Soldiers From Somalia – Biden Is Sending Them Back

By Dr. Derek Ellerman Following roughly three decades of post-Cold War foreign policy consensus, America…

6 hours ago

Justice Clarence Thomas Issues Stark Warning After Unprecedented Leak Of Draft Opinion

Justice Clarence Thomas shared his disappointment in the loss of trust that the Supreme Court…

7 hours ago

More Regulation Will Not Solve Our Energy Problems

By Dan Romito for RealClearEnergy There is a concerning precedent emerging within conventional American politics…

7 hours ago

Elon Musk Dunks On Biden, Surprises Some With His Views On Trump

Free speech warrior and billionaire Elon Musk tweeted his opinion on President Joe Biden’s performance…

8 hours ago