Manipulation Organization

Lyle Hoover, waiting outside for his first haircut since the lockdown, thought it was about time. “As this thing barrels on, I can’t help but think we’re being manipulated.”

“There’s no organization. There’s no real plan. Just open up and we’ll see what happens,” she said.(Tara Brendle) “We all know there’s going to be a resurgence in cases. But if they don’t know what to do, I sure as hell don’t.”

Confidence in the governor was not enhanced when Parson decided to mark the reopening by touring an electrical contractor and a hunting and fishing store without wearing a face mask, in a pointed rejection of federal health recommendations.  
“I think it’s up to the individual,” Parson said in response to a question during his afternoon news conference. “I don’t think its government’s role to mandate who wears a mask and who doesn’t.” “I chose not to,” he said. “I don’t think that it is government’s role to mandate who wears one.”
Even as the state endured its largest increase in coronavirus cases on Monday, Missouri’s Republican governor, Mike Parson, decided to press ahead with his plan to allow businesses to reopen and to lift restrictions on social gatherings imposed as the pandemic crept closer six weeks ago.

Last week, Vice President Mike Pence chose not to wear a mask while touring the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, in apparent violation of the medical center’s policy requiring them.

On-going content as it unfolds.