(Tea Party 247) – Was it too much to ask for the mainstream media to put a hold on all their bullsh** so we can get through this pandemic with minimal stress?
No, of course not.
Sickeningly, they’re more obnoxious than ever.
CNN, ever the fake news media outlet, is now claiming that wearing face masks in public to avoid transmission of the deadly coronavirus is actually somehow racist.
I’m sorry if you lost brain cells just reading that.
CNN has published a lengthy article suggesting that wearing face masks to guard against coronavirus is racist due to African-Americans not being able to wear them over fears they will be treated like criminals.
In a lengthy article, the outlet has suggested that the face mask recommendation is racist because African Americans can’t wear them because they’re worried they’ll be treated like criminals.
Trevor Logan, an economics professor at Ohio State University, who apparently has entirely too much time on his hands, as declared that he, for one, “will not be following [the] guidance” of the CDC.
“We have a lot of examples of the presumed criminality of black men in general,” Logan, who doesn’t seem to be very familiar with FBI crime stats, as Summit News notes, told the outlet.
“And then we have the advice to go out in public in something that … can certainly be read as being criminal or nefarious, particularly when applied to black men,” he adds, declaring that for a black man to wear a face masks “looks like almost every criminal sketch of any garden-variety black suspect.”
On social media and in interviews with CNN, a number of people of color — activists, academics and ordinary Americans — expressed fears that homemade masks could exacerbate racial profiling and place blacks and Latinos in danger. https://t.co/hgJ435erKz
— CNN (@CNN) April 7, 2020
Summit News notes that:
CNN Fernando Alfonso III then references how on social media “a number of people of color — activists, academics and ordinary Americans — expressed fears that homemade masks could exacerbate racial profiling and place blacks and Latinos in danger.”
In other words, the government advising Americans to wear face masks is discriminatory because blacks and hispanics who wear them may be mistaken for criminals.
Whether that is more closely related to institutional racism or the fact that black people and hispancis are overrepresented in crime statistics, I’ll leave to the reader to decide.