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The Liberals Who Can’t Quit Lockdown

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Posted By: DVC, 5/11/2021 1:08:30 PM

Lurking among the jubilant Americans venturing back out to bars and planning their summer-wedding travel is a different group: liberals who aren’t quite ready to let go of pandemic restrictions. For this subset, diligence against COVID-19 remains an expression of political identity—even when that means overestimating the disease’s risks or setting limits far more strict than what public-health guidelines permit. In surveys, Democrats express more worry about the pandemic than Republicans do. People who describe themselves as “very liberal” are distinctly anxious. This spring, after the vaccine rollout had started, a third of very liberal people were “very concerned” about becoming seriously ill


This is hilarious. Atlantic isn't a source I normally look at, but a friend sent me a link.
Even leftists are trying to explain why "liberals" are so insanely, irrationally, unscientifically attached to "lock down".
A fun read, pretty much validating that "liberalism is a serious mental disorder".

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Bur Oak 5/11/2021 1:10:29 PM (No. 782025)
Call for NC Governor Roy Cooper.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: NorthernDog 5/11/2021 1:50:15 PM (No. 782066)
Liberals see themselves are more intelligent, more thoughtful, and more esteemed in the community by constructing a whole lifestyle over COVID. They also love seeing sweeping rules and edicts imposed upon society. Their fantasy world is just about over.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: BeatleJeff 5/11/2021 1:51:43 PM (No. 782068)
Props to The Atlantic for printing the truth; that Libtards, their proclamations to the contrary aside, really DO NOT believe the Science. And that they have some serious mental health issues to boot.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: WV.Hillbilly 5/11/2021 1:59:28 PM (No. 782073)
This has become a religion with these people.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: cor-vet 5/11/2021 2:06:17 PM (No. 782079)
Somewhere, there's a liberal, in a mask, taking a shower, after arriving home in a car, alone, driving wearing that mask!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: bad-hair 5/11/2021 2:59:41 PM (No. 782157)
Not going to give Atlantic a click for finding out what liberals think. Suffice to say that we Americans have a name for the masked at this point. We call them sniveling cowards.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: udanja99 5/11/2021 3:27:49 PM (No. 782184)
They cling to it because they get their fix of victimhood from it.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: JayD 5/11/2021 4:21:54 PM (No. 782225)
An excellent illustration of which group of people are independent thinkers and which group of people are easily brainwashed.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Vaquero45 5/11/2021 4:53:55 PM (No. 782248)
I have an elderly aunt that’s a flaming liberal. Her children called her “the stomping mare” while they were growing up. She’s one of the Morally Anointed; she knows how everybody should live their lives. I saw her in every paragraph of this article. Truly, liberalism is a mental disorder.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Luandir 5/11/2021 9:05:14 PM (No. 782465)
It's an exercise in conditioning Americans to accept government-granted privileges in place of inalienable rights.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: earlybird 5/14/2021 12:00:42 PM (No. 785456)
This article is getting extended attention so I will give it a boost here...
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