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As economy lags, Inslee hits coronavirus
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Posted By: Ron_lfp, 5/8/2020 10:41:08 AM

As we grow desperate over the lagging coronavirus economy, rather than respond with compassion, Governor Jay Inslee deflects with a sleazy strategy of shaming people into submission. This is not the move of a competent leader. (snip) Republican lawmakers (snip) contend the stay-at-home order is too restrictive and that we can safely and responsibly reopen parts of the economy faster. Rather than tell us why he thinks public health data makes a stronger case to keep the economy shut down, Inslee attacks his critics as heartless. (snip) Instead of providing data, Inslee merely says “data” and “science” hoping we’ll confuse the words for actual data and science.

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Gov. Inslee shows absolutely no compassion for 1,000,000 Washingtonians out of work, many of whom can't pay their rent. It appears he doesn't know one of those people, only state workers and campaign contributors.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: DeplorableVet 5/8/2020 10:50:20 AM (No. 404987)
Democrats see this as an opportunity to destroy the American economy so that they have a campaign issue against Trump. They could care less about how many people are hurt or die as a result of their power grab. You know what to do come November.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: bpl40 5/8/2020 10:53:53 AM (No. 404992)
The curve is flattened. We are already past it. There is NO justification for a continued lock down. It is a deliberate politically driven mission creep. They should go directly in his face. He has no business shaming anyone.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: ronniethek 5/8/2020 11:06:46 AM (No. 405011)
He is a tool. I live in a high rise--more people live here than voted for this tool.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: MFM 5/8/2020 11:43:40 AM (No. 405049)
Its all about the Unions with Inslee, Unions set the rules for a business to open, if not Union they are forcing business to pay big dollars upfront to open with parameters that guarantee failure. If you agree to go Union you can open and and of course employees pay Union dues which in the end pays the big Union boss salaries with the rest going to the Socialist government of WA....Its a total shakedown
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Reply 5 - Posted by: MMC 5/8/2020 11:47:25 AM (No. 405054)
How can you campaign on economy that your Dem gov helped destroy..is this not sheer stupidity?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: stablemoney 5/8/2020 11:51:27 AM (No. 405063)
Attending to, and running your own life and business affairs is not heartless. I am not my brothers keeper, and the law does not require it. That burden is for ourselves and our families. If others want to stay at home, they are free to do it. Certainly I would encourage Inslee to stay at home.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: JimBob 5/9/2020 3:33:54 AM (No. 405600)
Is it just my imagination, or..... .... are all the people arguing to continue the restrictions THEMSELVES STILL GETTING PAID? I say... STOP their pay, and see how long until they are singing a DIFFERENT Tune!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: NorthernDog 5/9/2020 8:58:00 AM (No. 405785)
Eventually the citizens will stop and wonder why they are still sitting in the basement. By then their cute vegan Seattle Bistro will be bankrupt, and they will blame Trump.
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