Republican governor wants you to stop politicizing wearing a damn mask

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Republican governor wants you to stop politicizing wearing a damn mask

It’s been said so many times at this point, but let’s throw it out there again since people apparently still need to hear it: wear a damn face mask.

Mask-wearing is not a political act during a global pandemic, even if corrupt political forces are working their hardest to turn it into one. Even Doug Burgum, the Republican governor of the largely conservative state of North Dakota, wants you to understand the importance of putting on a mask.

The governor made a tearful plea to his constituents during a Friday press conference, growing visibly emotional as he explained the various circumstances that make wearing a mask essential as covid-19 continues to infect people all around the world. The clip quickly went viral on Saturday as a legion of fact-respecting Twitter users cheered Burgum on. Read more…

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