On Thursday, Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) appeared on BlazeTV’s “THE NEWS HEADLINES & Why it Matters” to go over her views on monkeypox with regards to the Democratic Party and themidterm elections; calling into question what “zombie Reagan” would need to say on the problem.
HostSara Gonzales opened the episode offering her very own undertake monkeypox toboth Boebert and guest Jaco Booyens, host of “UNDERNEATH Line,” saying “It is important enough to declare it a public health emergency, however, not important enough to cancel any kind of SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Pride gay festivals.”
“Like everyone else said, they’re not cancelling just where in fact the outbreaks are occurring, but get back to COVID they turn off our churches, they turn off our schools . . .” Boebert says whenGonzales passes this issue to her. “We realize just what causes this monkeypox, and they are not doing anything. Actually, you’re a bigot in the event that you discuss it.”
The statements Gonzales andBoebert make listed below are in reference tothe outbreak being, as of this moment, a primary threat amongst men who’ve sex with men, according toWorld Health OrganizationDirector-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus.
“I believe it’s interesting we’ve midterm elections approaching and suddenly there is a new health emergency from the government,” Boebert continues. “President RonaldReagan I’m not searching for zombieReagan ahead and save America, but he really did say it best, he said probably the most dangerous words are ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to to greatly help.'”
In the 1980s, when theHIV/AIDS epidemic first began, Reagan’s press secretary, Larry Speakes, gave an interview to journalistLester Kinsolving where he was asked “May be the president worried about this subject?” To whichSpeakes replied “I haven’t heard him express concern,” per Vox coverage of the Reagan Administration’s controversial handling of this era’s global health emergency.
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“Everything they’ve [the federal government] done has only caused more pain, more suffering to the American people if they tried making use of their COVID relief,” Boebert says. “I’m not seeking to them for help with monkeypox.”
“It’s totally treatable, or I will say, you can arrange for it,”Gonzales jumps directly into volley. “Totally preventable.Maybe just don’t take part in the orgy. It’s exit only, fellas.”
Watch the entire interview here: