Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Kansas City Star Snips At Barber And Coronavirus Conspiracy Theorists
A small town Heartland debate evokes outrage from many metro pundits . . .
In Nowheresville, Kansas barber Luke Aichele received support from two U.S. Senate candidates from Kansas. U.S. Rep. Roger Marshall and Kansas Senate President Susan Wagle both said threatening someone with arrest who wanted to go back to work was wrong.
Pouting headline from this town's paper of record plays politics with the pandemic . . .
Kansas GOP Senate candidates pander to rogue barber and coronavirus conspiracy theorists
End game . . .
McPherson County Attorney Gregory Benefiel said Monday that charges were dropped after the barber agreed during the weekend to stay closed until May 18.
A helpful link from TKC to help avoid Zoom screaming matches:
How to respond to your family's coronavirus conspiracy theories
To be fair, conspiracy chatter is rising along with pandemic numbers:
The coronavirus conspiracy news cycle
Meanwhile, it's UNFAIR to think that the fight over information is just an American dilemma.
Neo-Nazis, Qanon Nuts, and Hardcore Vegans Unite to Protest Germany’s Lockdown
You decide . . .