Georgia Small Businesses Balk At Reopening As Defiant Dem Mayors Urge Citizens To “Please Stay Home”
Though the coverage doesn’t make the linking explicit, the MSM loves to propagate the narrative that millions of Trump-loving, science-rejecting lunatics whipped into a frenzy by the president himself are forcing states to start reopening their economies weeks before the administration’s own guidelines would suggest. But as we’ve learned, this narrative diverges from the reality in several important ways.
In reality, the mostly-southern states leading the reopening charge – Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee – based these decisions on the fact that they were politically popular. Complain all you want about ‘tyrannical majoritarianism’, for better or worse, this is what their constituents wanted.