Republican Lauren Boebert’s covid tweet: Backlash over Delta comments

A politician in a state where the Delta variant of Covid-19 is again spreading made an unusual claim on social media that was quickly removed.A politician in a state where the Delta variant of Covid-19 is again applying made an extraordinary claim on social media that was quickly deleted. Republican Congresswoman Lauren Boebert from the US state of Colorado tweeted on Thursday: “The easiest way to make the Delta variant go away is to turn off CNN. And vote Republican.”

She quickly deleted the tweet after it received backlash.

The Delta strain of Covid-19 has devastated communities worldwide, including India, where millions were infected and an estimated four million people died. The song has since spread to dozens of countries, including China, Australia, and the US — and has not spared Boebrt’s state of Colorado. In contrast, many as 50 percent of new cases are infected with the Delta variant.

Colorado Democrat Steven Woodrow responded to Boebert’s tweet by saying it “proves once again that stupidity has a champion in Colorado”. Respondents noted that people in Colorado were suffering from the Delta variant of covid while she was questioning its very existence. Boebert’s district has a surge of the Delta variant of covid, unvaccinated people are getting sick and dying, and she tweets this sh*t,” one woman wrote.

Unbelievably ignorant and irresponsible.

Robert has positioned herself as anti-immigration and pro-gun and has become hugely divisive with professionally-edited videos she posts on social media. Last month she visited the border wall and brought along a cardboard cutout of Vice President Kamala Harris “to see exactly what this regime is responsible for with its artificial crisis. Last week, the Washington Post published an article titled: Lauren Boebert: Lost in a Cacophony of Crazy.

Lauren Boebert

In it, author Dana Milbank wrote: “The QAnon-admiring first-term Republican congresswoman from Colorado has tried everything to get noticed. She has attempted one stunt after another since she burst on the scene by tweeting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s whereabouts during the Jan. 6 insurrection. “In the past couple of weeks alone, she falsely claimed that liberals ‘l legalizedknowingly spreading HIV’, asserted that her election ‘is certainly a sign and a wonder, just like God promised,’ attacked a trans woman weightlifter with the message ‘Welcome to the Woke Olympics’ and declared that ‘Critical Race Theory is now mainstream. But she has languished as
a poor man’s Sarah Palin and a third-rate Josh Hawley, as others seize the spotlight with superior antics.

Molly Aronson

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